With Australian Broadcasting Commission (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. All Creatures Great and Small (1978–1990)

TV-PG | 50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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The trials and misadventures of the staff of a country veterinary office in Yorkshire from the 1930s to the 1950s.

Stars: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Lynda Bellingham

Votes: 3,218

2. Pride and Prejudice (1980)

TV-PG | 265 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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While the arrival of wealthy gentlemen sends her marriage-minded mother into a frenzy, willful and opinionated Elizabeth Bennet matches wits with haughty Mr. Darcy.

Stars: Elizabeth Garvie, David Rintoul, Moray Watson, Priscilla Morgan

Votes: 2,295

3. Play School (1966– )

28 min | Family

7.6
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An educational show for pre-school children under six with activities, songs and games.

Stars: Benita Collings, John Hamblin, Teo Gebert, Karen Pang

Votes: 295

4. The Day of the Triffids (1981)

50 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.3
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When a comet blinds nearly everyone in the world, a genetically-engineered species of plant takes over.

Stars: John Duttine, Emma Relph, Maurice Colbourne, Jonathan Newth

Votes: 2,156

5. Proof (1991)

R | 86 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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The life of a blind photographer who is looked after by a housekeeper is disrupted by the arrival of an agreeable restaurant worker.

Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse | Stars: Hugo Weaving, Geneviève Picot, Russell Crowe, Heather Mitchell

Votes: 6,566 | Gross: $0.52M

6. Tenko (1981–1984)

50 min | Drama, History, War

8.5
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After the Japanese invasion of Singapore in February 1942, a group of British, Dutch and Australian women are held in a Japanese internment camp on a Japanese-occupied island between Singapore and Australia.

Stars: Ann Bell, Stephanie Cole, Claire Oberman, Emily Bolton

Votes: 651

7. To Serve Them All My Days (1980–1981)

673 min | Drama

8.6
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David Powlett-Jones has just returned to England from the trenches of WWI. He was injured and shell-shocked and, after a spell in hospital he gets a job teaching in a boys boarding school ... See full summary »

Stars: John Duttine, Frank Middlemass, Alan MacNaughtan, Patricia Lawrence

Votes: 595

8. The Timeless Land (1980)

55 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.8
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A miniseries about European settlement and exploration of Australia produced and broadcast by the Australian Broadcasting Commission

Stars: Ray Barrett, Heather Christie, Peter Collingwood, Athol Compton

Votes: 41

9. How To Do Stuff Good (2018– )

Comedy

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A group of creative kids show us how to do stuff good: craft ideas, cooking, magic tricks, pranks, science and life hacks.

Stars: Geneva Phan, Yasmin Polley, Adelaide Kennedy, Lila Tapper

10. Machete Maidens Unleashed! (2010)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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A fast moving odyssey into the subterranean world of the rarely explored province of Filipino genre filmmaking.

Director: Mark Hartley | Stars: Roger Corman, John Landis, Pete Tombs, Mark Holcomb

Votes: 1,656

11. The Great War (1964)

40 min | Documentary, History, War

8.9
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One of the greatest achievements of television -broadcast from 1964 in 26 episodes. Use of extensive archive footage and sound effects, linked with contemporary classic music of that area. ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Redgrave, Ralph Richardson, Emlyn Williams, Marius Goring

Votes: 680

12. Stop Me Before I Kill! (1960)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.0
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After surviving a traumatic car accident, a race car driver travels to the Cote D'Azur to recover but is plagued by an urge to strangle his wife.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Claude Dauphin, Diane Cilento, Ronald Lewis, Françoise Rosay

Votes: 806

13. Bellbird (1967–1977)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Stars: Carmel Millhouse, Carl Bleazby, Peter Aanensen, Maurie Fields

Votes: 33

14. Lucinda Brayford (1980)

200 min | Drama, History, Romance

4.8
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Based on the novel by Martin Boyd (1946) this miniseries tells the story of many generations of a family who migrate from England to Australia and eventually back to England, suffering ... See full summary »

Stars: Wendy Hughes, Sam Neill, Barry Quin, Edmund Pegge

Votes: 24

15. Adventure Island (1967–1973)

30 min | Family

8.3
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Children's pantomime-style series about the characters from the Kingdom of Diddley-Dum-Diddley.

Stars: Sue McIntosh, Nancy Cato, Brian Crossley, Lindsay Edwards

Votes: 40

16. Patrol Boat (1979–1983)

60 min | Action, Drama

8.6
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Patrol Boat was about the activities of the crew of a Royal Australian Navy patrol boat which patrolled Australia's coastline.

Stars: Andrew McFarlane, Robert Coleby, Robert Baxter, Danny Adcock

Votes: 49

17. Secret Valley (1980–1984)

30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.6
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Children's drama series. Two rival gangs of kids inhabit a Secret Valley and have adventures.

Stars: Michael McGlinchey, Marianne Howard, Kelly Dingwall, Tom Farley

Votes: 132

18. Seven Little Australians (1973)

294 min | Drama, Family

8.5
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Based on Ethel Turner's classic children's novel, this award-winning miniseries is about a family of seven children set in 1890s Australia.

Stars: Barbara Llewellyn, Mark Clarke, Anna Hruby, Jennifer Cluff

Votes: 93

19. The Wiggles: Wiggle Bay (2002 Video)

42 min | Short, Family, Music

6.4
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The Wiggles and their friends are on their way to Wiggle Bay but something goes wrong! Captain Feathersword's ship is taken by the tides! Can The Wiggles get their ship back before it's too late? Watch the video to find out!

Director: Nicholas Bufalo | Stars: Anthony Field, Greg Page, Jeff Fatt, Murray Cook

Votes: 113

20. Rush (1974–1976)

50 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.6
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Stories of the lives of people living in and around the goldfields in the Australian bush during the 1850's.

Stars: John Waters, Max Meldrum, Alain Doutey, Vincent Ball

Votes: 67

21. Our World (1967 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, Music, News

7.7
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Various international presentions are featured through satellite uplink.

Directors: Derek Burrell-Davis, Ernst-Ludwig Freisewinkel, Douglas Hespe | Stars: Antonio Aguilar, The Beatles, Maria Callas, Piero d'Inzeo

Votes: 39

22. The Wiggles: Whoo Hoo! Wiggly Gremlins! (2003 Video)

Not Rated | 53 min | Family, Music

6.1
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Some wiggly gremlins are playing funny tricks on The Wiggles and their friends. Captain Feathersword is left in charge of the TV studio with Dorothy the Dinosaur, Wags the Dog and Henry the Octopus.

Director: Nicholas Bufalo | Stars: Anthony Field, Greg Page, Jeff Fatt, Murray Cook

Votes: 31

23. Private Schulz (1981– )

300 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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The Time - WWII, the place - Germany. The Germans have a plan to destroy the British economy by flooding the country with forged £5 notes. Private Schultz is coerced into organizing a gang ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Elphick, Ian Richardson, Cyril Shaps, Billie Whitelaw

Votes: 408

24. Four Corners (1961– )

45 min | Documentary, News

5.1
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An Australian current affairs documentary television programme, the longest running of its kind nationally, produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).

Stars: Sarah Ferguson, Andrew Olle, Tony Abbott, John Howard

Votes: 183

25. 1915 (1982)

360 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Two young men from the country join the army and leave for World War I.

Stars: Scott McGregor, Scott Burgess, Sigrid Thornton, Jackie Woodburne

Votes: 120

26. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1980 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 115 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.9
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Dr. Henry Jekyll, a respectable Victorian scientist, concocts a drug which releases another side to his personality - a brutal, murderous alter ego.

Director: Alastair Reid | Stars: David Hemmings, Lisa Harrow, Ian Bannen, Diana Dors

Votes: 95

27. At Home Alone Together (2020– )

Comedy

6.3
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The survival guide we need right now: a lifestyle show for a world where nobody has a life. Beloved national treasure Ray Martin joins Australia's best comedians to share advice on living your best life in the COVID era.

Stars: Ray Martin, Adele Vuko, Anne Edmonds, Becky Lucas

Votes: 61

28. Sylvania Waters (1992– )

30 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

6.7
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A "fly-on-the-wall" documentary series following the life of an Australian family living in the affluent Sydney suburb of Sylvania Waters.

Stars: Michael Baker, Noeline Baker, Paul Baker, Dione Bilsborough

Votes: 23

29. The Aunty Jack Show (1972–1973)

Comedy

8.0
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A large, violent, masculine, mustached, boxing glove-wearing, motorcycle riding woman and her troupe of other off-beat characters.

Stars: Grahame Bond, Rory O'Donoghue, Sandra McGregor, Garry McDonald

Votes: 77

30. Ben Hall (1975)

60 min | Biography, Drama

8.3
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Follows the life of the Australian bushranger Ben Hall.

Stars: Jon Finch, Evin Crowley, Vincent Ball, Brian Blain

Votes: 44

31. Peter Allen: The Boy from Oz (1995 TV Movie)

57 min | Documentary

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An Australian documentary about Peter Allen, the Australian entertainer, with celebrity interviews like Bernadette Peters; Carole Bayer Sager; Lily Tomlin and more.

Director: Stephen MacLean | Stars: Peter Allen, Jack Thompson, Chris Allen, Ann-Margret

32. War on Waste (2017–2018)

Documentary

8.9
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In the 1960's, Australians were considered amongst the best in the world when it came to the ways they dealt with waste. Many recycling programs - especially those involving paper and ... See full summary »

Star: Craig Reucassel

Votes: 65

33. Home Sweet Home (1980–1982)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Italian immigrant taxi driver Enzo Pacelli is determined to keep his old country's traditions alive, his children are, however, true blue Ozzies.

Stars: John Bluthal, Arianthe Galani, Christopher Bell, Miles Buchanan

Votes: 47

34. Wandjina! (1966)

30 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.6
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Wandjina. was about three young people who come across a mysterious valley. They find a cave which has wall paintings of the Wandjina spirit people. From then on they start to see some strange things.

Stars: David Yorston, Mark McManus, Bob Haddow, Anne Haddy

Votes: 12

35. The Norman Gunston Show (1975–1979)

Comedy

7.9
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A subversive parody of the established variety "Tonight Show" format, centering on a weekly roster of celebrity guests who were 'interviewed' by Norman Gunston.

Stars: Garry McDonald, Max Rowley, Abigail, Candy Raymond

Votes: 91

36. I Can Jump Puddles (1981)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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We follow the life of Alan Marshall who was struck down by Polio as a child and it shows how he overcame the crippling effects of the disease. It traces his life from childhood into early ... See full summary »

Stars: Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Tony Barry, Julie Hamilton, Adam Garnett

Votes: 61

37. Dirt Game (2009)

Drama

7.4
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A 6 part ABC Drama series, DIRT GAME delves into one of Australia's oldest and riskiest pursuits-mining.It tells the story of the Industry's men and women-from the faction torn board, to ... See full summary »

Stars: Shane Connor, Gerald Lepkowski, Freya Stafford, Katie Wall

Votes: 43

38. Golden Soak (1979)

50 min | Drama

7.9
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An Englishman becomes involved with a mysterious Australian goldmine.

Stars: Ray Barrett, Christiane Krüger, Elizabeth Alexander, Heinz Schimmelpfennig

Votes: 30

39. Because He's My Friend (1978 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

5.9
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An American military man moves his family to Australia to undergo training in submarine warfare, providing new challenges for his wife and their developmentally disabled son.

Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Karen Black, Keir Dullea, Jack Thompson, Tom Oliver

Votes: 30

40. The Magic Boomerang (1965–1966)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

8.3
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A boy has a boomerang and when he throws it everything around him stopped,except him ,so he can do whatever we wants, including stopping crime.

Stars: David Morgan, Telford Jackson, Penelope Shelton, Rodney Pearlman

Votes: 60

41. Women of the Sun (1981–1982)

60 min | Drama

7.6
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Four separate stories focusing on the lives and struggles of Aboriginal Australians, particularly the women folk right through Australia's history.

Stars: Justine Saunders, Mawuyul Yanthalawuy, Naykakan Munung, Michelle Lanyon

Votes: 30

42. Shimmering Light (1978 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama

5.0
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It's been a long time since I watched this but something sparked the memory. Basically a surfer drop out has a run in with his entrepreneurial old man and I think there's something about a surf comp. Thats all folks haha

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Beau Bridges, John Meillon, Victoria Shaw, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 23

43. Hansel and Gretel (1963 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Peter Page | Stars: Brian Gilbert, Jacki Weaver, Justine Rettick, Nita Maughan

44. No Room to Run (1977 TV Movie)

94 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

3.8
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Concert promoter Nick Loomis is sent to Sydney by his ex father-in-law and boss Garth Kingswood, and asked to deliver a briefcase to a foreigner. When the man is killed in the airport, ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Michael Lewis | Stars: Richard Benjamin, Paula Prentiss, Barry Sullivan, Noel Ferrier

Votes: 27

45. Barnaby and Me (1979 TV Movie)

G | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.2
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Barnaby and Me is a 1978 Australian TV movie about a girl and her talking koala who are pursued by criminals.

Director: Norman Panama | Stars: Sid Caesar, Juliet Mills, Sally Boyden, Rangi Nikora

Votes: 66

46. Australia: The Time Traveller's Guide (2012)

Documentary

8.3
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Of all continents on Earth, none preserve the story of the formation of our planet and the evolution of life quite like Australia. Nowhere else can you simply jump in a car and travel back ... See full synopsis »

Star: Richard Smith

Votes: 58

47. Australian Walkabout (1958)

30 min | Documentary

7.3
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A thirteen episode series documenting Australia's vast outback and natural beauty made by Charles and Elsa Chauvel in 1958.

Stars: Charles Chauvel, Elsa Chauvel, Alan Sleath

Votes: 9

48. Phoenix Five (1970)

TV-PG | 30 min | Family, Sci-Fi

7.0
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A low-budget science fiction series that followed the adventures of the crew of the galactic patrol ship Phoenix Five, 'the most sophisticated craft in the Earth Space Control Fleet.' This ... See full summary »

Stars: Patsy Trench, Damien Parker, Stuart Leslie, Mike Dorsey

Votes: 31

49. Trial by Marriage (1980– )

30 min | Comedy

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Stars: Peter Sumner, Jacki Weaver, Terry Bader, Michael Aitkens

50. Contrabandits (1967–1968)

60 min | Crime

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Stars: John Bonney, Denis Quilley, Janet Kingsbury, Ben Gabriel


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