Movies made wholly or in part in Western Australiaby bender255 | created - 07 Mar 2012 | updated - 23 Apr 2013 | Public
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1. Australia (2008)
PG-13 | 165 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.
Votes: 114,930 | Gross: $49.55M
2. Abandon (2002)
PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
An investigation of a college student's missing boyfriend becomes quite strange when she begins to see him periodically.
Votes: 8,914 | Gross: $10.73M
3. Aussie Park Boyz (2004)
R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Deals with the challenges of ethnic hatred while growing up on the streets of Western Australia's Perth. Cam and best friend Pep organise street fights for money. Local gangsters set them up, with other gangs in the city looking for them.
5. Bitter Art (2009)
86 min | Comedy, Drama
Bitter Art is an award winning Australian comedy. Set in the small town of Pemberton we find Tyson at a crossroads. His life is not where he wants it to be. He should be in Hollywood. ... See full summary »
7. Blame (2010)
R | 89 min | Drama, Thriller
A group of young vigilantes seeking revenge for a sexual betrayal fall far from grace. When the truth is out they find themselves on the dark side of justice.
10. Bran Nue Dae (2009)
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
In the Summer of 1969 a young man is filled with the life of the idyllic old pearling port Broome - fishing, hanging out with his mates and his girl. However his mother returns him to the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,631 | Gross: $0.11M
13. The Course (2007)
81 min | Comedy, Romance
King of the computer nerds Ben, transforms himself into a sonnet reading, serenading, sword fighting, cross-dressing Shakespearean Love Machine, to woo the girl of his dreams.
14. Crush (II) (2009)
R | 82 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An American student studying in Australia mistakenly gets involved with a mysterious and unhinged girl while house-sitting for a rich family on vacation.
15. Where the Outback Ends (1989)
PG | 106 min | Drama
Daisy, a gun-toting grumpy old battle-axe, eeking out her life in a tumbledown shack in the middle of nowhere. Into her life stumbles Simon, a mild-mannered accountant. Together, they form ... See full summary »
17. Death Bet (2008)
PG-13 | 81 min | Action
Justin, a second-generation immigrant, has just returned home to the town of Hawkersham. It is a port town where illegal immigrants come in search for a new life. Instead they are used as ... See full summary »
18. Dingo (1991)
PG | 109 min | Drama, Music
Traces the pilgrimage of John Anderson, an average guy with a passion for jazz, from his home in outback Western Australia to the jazz clubs of Paris, to meet his idol, jazz trumpeter Billy... See full summary »
19. The Director's Cut (2009)
87 min | Comedy, Horror
A group of filmmakers set off to a remote part of Western Australia to shoot their low budget period drama. But something doesn't want them to finish. and is out to kill them all. One by one.
20. Drift (II) (2013)
R | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
In the 70s two brothers battle killer waves, conservative society and ruthless bikers to kick-start the modern surf industry.
21. Fran (1985)
98 min | Drama
A single mother, Fran (Noni Hazlehurst) is selflessly devoted to her children. But something is lacking in her life, and that something is the love of a man her own age. Her efforts to ... See full summary »
22. Harlequin (1980)
PG | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A modern-day politician is faced with an incomprehensible in this mystical-fantasy. Senator Rast is a very powerful man. But his is nothing compared to the extraordinary power of the ... See full summary »
23. I Am Bish (2009)
89 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
The film appears at first to be a documentary. Bish, a final year film student, is shooting the documentary for his graduating project. Things change when an unspecified "incident" wipes ... See full summary »
24. Japanese Story (2003)
R | 110 min | Drama, Romance
Against the background of an Australian desert, Sandy, a geologist, and Hiromitsu, a Japanese businessman, play out a story of human inconsequence in the face of the blistering universe. ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,067 | Gross: $0.65M
26. Last Train to Freo (2006)
89 min | Drama, Thriller
Two thugs from the Perth suburb of Midland catch the last train to Fremantle. When a young woman boards the train a few stops later, they begin talking and find out not everyone on the train is who they seem to be.
27. Let's Get Skase (2001)
96 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Christopher Skase. He ruled Australia and stole a fortune, fleeing to the coast of Spain. No one could touch him. No one could stop him. Until Peter Dellasandro and a small force of men swore they'd bring him down.
29. Love in Limbo (1993)
95 min | Comedy
1950's. Gawky teenager Ken Riddle has a wealth of sexual knowledge, but has yet to lose his virginity. Ken is forced to join the workforce after he's thrown out of school for selling ... See full summary »
30. Love in Perth (2010)
90 min | Drama, Romance
Lola, 16 years old girl, got a scholarship at famous High School in Perth, Australia. Her good friend named Beni who actually had a crush on her said to her that hell be waiting for Lola to... See full synopsis »
31. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich community escape a horde of bandits.
Votes: 157,006 | Gross: $12.47M
34. No Through Road (2008)
Not Rated | 85 min | Thriller
The serenity of another quiet evening is shattered for an amateur photographer when a desperate woman takes refuge in his humble suburban home. Reluctantly, he is pulled into a cat and ... See full summary »
36. Plugg (1975)
88 min | Comedy
Plugg, a seedy private detective, is hired to watch over a suspected brothel, but with the tenacious inspector Closer on his tail, this assignment will prove to be a difficult one.
37. Plum Role (2007)
Not Rated | 74 min | Drama
Jacob is an up and coming actor living in the most isolated city in the world, Perth in Western Australia . Jacob receives his big break in the form of a starring role in a new cop show ... See full summary »
38. Dreamtime's Over (II) (2009)
76 min | History, Horror, Thriller
Three Australian couples stumble across an ancient curse in the Outback, and their dream holiday turns into a nightmare that may kill them all.
39. Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
PG | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
In 1931, three half-white, half-Aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their houses to be trained as domestic staff, and set off on a journey across the Outback.
Votes: 26,245 | Gross: $6.17M
40. Red Dog (2011)
PG | 92 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog who united a disparate local community while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master.
42. Southern Cross (2004)
92 min | Drama
Southern Cross is an Australian family drama. Two immigrant children's mom dies, and her children are put in a detention center. Instead of waiting around, the children plan to escape and ... See full summary »
45. Teesh and Trude (2002)
93 min | Drama
In Unit 16b at Platypus Rise Flats, two hard and damaged women living on a diet of soapies, sarcasm and frustration are about to reach breaking point. A bad day becomes worse by the hour ... See full summary »
46. Thunderstruck (2004)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
After a near death experience, five Boys, all devoted AC/DC fans, make a pact to bury their best friend next to the grave of Bon Scott. 12 years later, having gone their different ways, they come together to fulfill the promise.
47. Two Fists, One Heart (2008)
105 min | Action, Drama, Sport
This is a contemporary story set in Perth, Western Australia. Anthony Argo is a young Italian/Australian boxer, being pushed to the limit by his Sicilian father-trainer, Joe. Joe wants ... See full summary »
48. Under the Lighthouse Dancing (1997)
94 min | Drama
The story of 6 friends who journey to an island off the coast of Australia for the weekend. Two of them (Emma and Harry) announce that they intend to get married, but have made no plans, ... See full summary »