Australia (2008) Poster



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Edited from 

Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
Japanese bombing scenes


Red River (1948)
The cattle drive plot and specifically the cattle stampede are taken almost verbatim from the Hawks film.
Jedda the Uncivilized (1955)
Jedda. the dog, is named after the title character of this film.
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Sarah arriving in Faraway Downs to find her husband killed, the funeral scene, and the design of Faraway Downs (with squeaking windmill and water tower) are all inspired by this film

Referenced in 

Getaway: Episode #16.31 (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Dermott in a story that visits one of the movie's filming locations, Bowen.
Top Gear Australia: Bowls of Thunder (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during an interview with Jack Thompson as an up-coming project that he has been working on.
Wetten, dass..?: Wetten, dass..? aus Stuttgart (2008) (TV Episode)
mentioned in the show
At the Movies: Episode #6.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
In a review of Gran Torino, David mentions that it was shot with one-fifth of the budget of Australia.
Australia Unites: The Victorian Bushfire Appeal (2009) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Eddie McGuire after an interview with Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban.
Law & Order: UK: Hidden (2009) (TV Episode)
poster seen in window
Greek: The Half-Naked Gun (2009) (TV Episode)
Calvin and Grant decide whether to watch this
Dancing with the Stars: Round Two (2009) (TV Episode)
Host Tom Bergeron mentions film when Baz Luhrmann is introduced.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.121 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "20th Century Fox History"
Beauty and the Geek Australia: Episode #4.9 (2012) (TV Episode)
One of the elimination questions asks who played the drover alongside Nicole Kidman in the movie Australia.
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with Birdemic: Shock & Terror (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as coming out in the fall of 2008.
The Graham Norton Show: Nicole Kidman/Hugh Bonneville/Julie Walters/Take That (2014) (TV Episode)
Nicole Kidman debunks the rumor that she learned to castrate a bull for this movie


The Wizard of Oz (1939)
"Over the Rainbow" is a theme throughout the movie along with actually featuring the movie at the Darwin movie theatre

Featured in 

Getaway: Episode #17.38 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in stories on its filming locations.
Samantha Who?: The Farm (2008) (TV Episode)
Dena and Chase go to this movie
At the Movies: Episode #5.41 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when this movie is reviewed.
Wetten, dass..?: Wetten, dass..? aus Stuttgart (2008) (TV Episode)
some extracts of this movie in the show
The 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Nominee clips.
20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 01: World's Most Daring Movies (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment.
20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 01: Hottest Stars on the Planet (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Hugh Jackman.
20 to 1: Hollywood's Hot List (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Hugh Jackman.
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.74 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Hugh Jackman's work
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Hollywood's Top Ten: Romantic Adventures (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention, clips shown
Propaganda (2012)
Clips shown and analysed

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