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2. Tracker (2010)
R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An Afrikaner veteran of the Boer War has just immigrated to New Zealand and is hired to track a man accused of killing a soldier. While hunting through the countryside he captures his ... See full summary »
3. The Children of Huang Shi (2008)
R | 125 min | Drama, War
About young British journalist, George Hogg, who with the assistance of a courageous Australian nurse, saves a group of orphaned children during the Japanese occupation of China in 1937.
Votes: 8,695 | Gross: $1.03M
4. Walkabout (1996)
98 min | Comedy
Seven high school graduates set out into the Southern California wilderness on a church sponsored survival program, designed to instill "character, self-confidence and religious conviction.... See full summary »
5. Idiot Box (1996)
83 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Looking for the fast track out of suburban hell, two natural born losers scheme an impossible heist. Mick is slack, cynical, and most of all, unemployed. He masterminds the plan while Kev, ... See full summary »
6. Metal Skin (1994)
115 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Psycho Joe, a petrol-head from Altona, Melbourne, secures employment at a local Supermarket. Here, he meets the over-sexed Dazey. Joe and Dazey form a friendship based on a mutual interest ... See full summary »
Definately in my top 10 movies of all time. From the director of Romper Stomper.
Lost, dispondent dope-addled car-obsessed young males with disturbing disconnected lives become focused on an arbitrary quest in order to find meaning. (thanks somebozo943!)
Unflinching indie brilliance with punch!
7. The Efficiency Expert (1992)
PG | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
An expert on productivity shows wacky workers in 1966 Australia how to run their moccasin factory like clockwork, despite laying off more than half the workforce.
Votes: 1,486 | Gross: $0.10M
8. Oranges and Sunshine (2010)
R | 105 min | Drama, History
Set in 1980s Nottingham, social worker Margaret Humphreys holds the British government accountable for child migration schemes and reunites the children involved -- now adults living mostly in Australia -- with their parents in Britain.
11. Flirting (1991)
R | 99 min | Drama, Romance
Danny has been sent to boarding school, in this sequel to The Year My Voice Broke. Against a backdrop of bullying and sadistic teachers Danny strikes up an affair with an African girl, ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,186 | Gross: $2.42M
12. Prisoners of the Sun (1990)
R | 108 min | Drama, War
The island of Ambon in Indonesia, 1945. During the War, the number of Australian POWs on the island had dropped from 1100 to less than 300 due to abuses by their Japanese captors. Capt. ... See full summary »
13. The Well (1997)
101 min | Drama
Young Katherine and her older friend Hester live at the isolated farm run by Hester and her father Francis. Katherine works as a maid and wants to leave that place because there's too much ... See full summary »
Votes: 346 | Gross: $0.01M
16. Erskineville Kings (1999)
90 min | Drama
Barky, 25, lost soul, left home two years ago to escape his abusive father leaving behind everything in the world that was important to him; now that his father's dead, he thinks it's safe to come home.
17. Tim (1979)
Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Romance
A somewhat mentally handicapped 20-year-old man works as a laborer, but everyone abuse his naiveté. A nice 40-year-old American woman hires him one day and they become close. However, the town and his family see her as predatory.
19. Ten Canoes (2006)
Unrated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A story within a story. In Australia's Northern Territory, a man tells us one of the stories of his people and his land. It's a story of an older man, Minygululu, who has three wives and ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,022 | Gross: $0.28M
21. Heatwave (1982)
R | 91 min | Drama
A planned housing development in the mid 70's designed for an upstart Cockney immigrant developer, becomes the centre of controversy as tenants and squatters in the older houses refuse to move.
25. Sunday Too Far Away (1975)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama
A hard-drinking but hard-working gun shearer leads a group of Outback sheep herders into striking after wealthy landowners attempt to drive them from their territory.
26. 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: 1,530 | Gross: $0.11M
27. We of the Never Never (1982)
G | 134 min | Drama, History
Jeannie Gunn faced being the only civilised woman in an uncivilised land. A story of personal triumph about one woman who reached out in a hard, hostile, prejudiced world and managed to find love.
28. Siam Sunset (1999)
Not Rated | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
A British design executive, who seemingly has everything going for him has his life totally changed when a refrigerator falls from an aircraft and lands on his wife. He decides to getaway ... See full summary »
30. The Man from Snowy River (1982)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
In 1880s Australia, after young Jim Craig's father dies, Jim takes a job at the Harrison cattle ranch, where he is forced to become a man.
Votes: 6,787 | Gross: $20.66M
31. Return to Snowy River (1988)
PG | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
Young Jim Craig returns to his home in the Australian high country. He finds that things are not as he left them - his girlfriend is being pursued by another man, and her father doesn't want Jim back into her life.
Votes: 2,003 | Gross: $13.69M
32. Lou (2010)
TV-PG | 86 min | Drama
Living in rural New South Wales, working-class single mother Rhia is struggling to evade debt collectors and raise three young daughters. The eldest, and hardened beyond her years, Lou ... See full summary »
33. Celia (1989)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
An imaginative and somewhat disturbed young girl fantasizes about evil creatures and other oddities to mask her insecurities while growing up in rural Australia.
38. Dot and the Whale (1986)
75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Young girl Dot and her friend Nelson the dolphin find Tonga, a beached whale who lost her family in whalers attack and wants to die. Dot believes that Moby Dick could convince Tonga to live, so Nelson takes Dot to Antarctica to find him.
39. Marco Polo Jr. (1972)
G | 80 min | Animation, Family
Marco Polo Junior Versus the Red Dragon was Australia's first animated feature film.
40. Grendel Grendel Grendel (1981)
88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
This is an animated story covering the ancient legend of Beowulf, as narrated in a Monty Pythonesque way by Grendel himself, the "monster" in the legend.
The second full-length fully animated film ever made in Australia (coming after 1972's Marco Polo Junior Versus the Red Dragon)
26 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Set in a world of iron dirigibles and steam powered computers, this gothic horror mystery tells the story of Jasper Morello, a disgraced aerial navigator who flees his plague-ridden home on a desperate voyage to redeem himself.
Animated Short Film using silhouette animation
43. The Getting of Wisdom (1977)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama
Oscar-nominated director Bruce Beresford (Driving Miss Daisy, Tender Mercies) crafts a tender coming-of-age tale that introduces one of Australian literature's most beloved characters to ... See full summary »
44. A Test of Love (1984)
PG | 96 min | Drama
In the 1970s, Jessica Hathaway (Angela Punch McGregor) joins the staff of Brentwood Hospital, a government facility for handicapped children in Melbourne, Australia. One of her patients is ... See full summary »
45. Travelling North (1987)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
After their late-life marriage, a middle-aged Australian couple move to the countryside. Their life and tempestuous marriage is detailed.
Votes: 276 | Gross: $0.21M
46. The Devil's Playground (1976)
107 min | Drama
Fred Schepisi's film, 'The Devil's Playground' is an intimate portrait of Tom, a thirteen-year-old struggling in spirit and body with the constraints of living in a Catholic seminary. It is... See full summary »
47. Monkey Grip (1982)
99 min | Drama
A frank portrayal of a year in the life of a divorced mother living in Melbourne, trying to cope with her daughter and her own relationship with a drug addict while trying to get into the music business.
48. Death in Brunswick (1990)
R | 109 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Carl Fitzgerald is down-on-his-luck until he meets Sophie, a beautiful Greek girl. He gets a job as a cook, but accidentally kills fellow worker Mustafa. He turns to his unscrupulous best ... See full summary »
49. Ground Zero (1987)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Drama, Mystery