Most Voted Titles With Bruce Venables
1. A Cry in the Dark (1988)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama
A mother whose child was killed in a Dingo attack in the Australian outback fights to prove her innocence when she is accused of murder.
Votes: 7,914 | Gross: $6.91M
4. Rake (2010– )
Not Rated | 60 min | Comedy, Drama
Criminal lawyer Cleaver Greene defends the indefensible - from bigamists to cannibals and everything in between. He is champion of the lost cause, both in the court room and in the bedroom.
5. Heartbreak High (1994–1999)
50 min | Drama
The series based on the lives of a group of students who attend the fictional Hartley High School in Sydney. Praised for its willingness to tackle gritty issues, from drugs to romance to ... See full summary »
6. Bootmen (2000)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Charismatic tap dancing Sean tries to find a way out of working at the steel mill. When failure brings him home he starts his own dance group wearing hardhats. He must then find inspiration in the steel mill he once tried to escape.
Votes: 2,068 | Gross: $0.02M
7. Paperback Hero (1999)
96 min | Comedy, Romance
Jack Willis is a handsome roadtrain driver with a secret - he has just become a top-selling romance novelist. However, being a 'man's man' in the Australian outlook, to avoid embarrassment,... See full summary »
8. All Saints (1998–2009)
60 min | Drama
With Ward 17 closed down, the team from All Saints face big changes as they are split up and some are moved to the fast paced world of the Emergency Department, headed by Director of Emergency Frank Campion.
10. Water Rats (1996–2001)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Beneath its surface exists a playground for the murky underworld, a place of illicit rubbish dumps. pollution hazards, the remnants of huge drug hauls, and a graveyard of bodies from years ... See full summary »
12. My Entire Life (1996)
R | 112 min | Comedy
All Wally Mellish, an ex-convict in 1960s Australia, wants to do is live a quiet life with his girlfriend Beryl. Unfortunately when two police officers come around to disturb this, a ... See full summary »
13. Emerald City (1988)
92 min | Comedy, Drama
A couple move to Sydney from a small town, and soon become lured by the bright lights of the big city. Colin, the scriptwriter husband, is corrupted by his editor and then falls for his ... See full summary »
15. Spider & Rose (1994)
94 min | Comedy
Spider and Rose are on the road to Coonabarabran. It's Spider's last day working as an ambo, and he's in a hurry. Rose has been in a car crash and would prefer they take their time. Along ... See full summary »
17. Always Greener (2001–2003)
50 min | Drama, Comedy
Every city-dweller daydreams sometimes about dropping out of the rat-race and moving to the country. Every country-dweller wonders what it might be like to try their luck in the "Big Smoke"... See full summary »
18. The Honourable Wally Norman (2003)
88 min | Comedy
A meat worker is accidentally nominated to run for Parliament and realises that to save the meat works he has to get elected. All that stands in his way is every other politician in the country and his own fear of public speaking.
19. Sons and Daughters (1982–1987)
30 min | Drama, Romance
Dramatic incidents in the lives of the wealthy Hamilton family and working class Palmer family, linked by the long-ago secret affair of David Palmer and Patricia Hamilton and the offspring ... See full summary »
20. Snobs (2003–2004)
30 min | Drama
Set in the picture postcard community on Sydney's northern beaches, SNOBS is the story of unlikely friends - Abby, the daughter of a wealthy, middle class traditional family and Marian, a ... See full summary »
22. Stark (1993– )
158 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Australian billionaire, Sly Morgan is invited to join the Stark Conspiracy, a group of the world's richest people who plan to save themselves from the Earth's impending environmental doom. ... See full summary »
23. Wildside (1997–1999)
50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Follow the men and women who work in a downtown police station and a renegade crisis centre in the tough red light district of Sydney, as they deal with the endless array of problems, crimes and triumphs that tumble onto the streets.
24. My Husband My Killer (2001 TV Movie)
95 min | Crime, Drama
New South Wales detective sergeant Bob 'Snake' Inkster almost immediately suspects highly respected ethnic Croation businessman Andrew Kalajzich of the murder of his wife, shot in bed with ... See full summary »
25. Dadah Is Death (1988 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 180 min | Drama
On 9th of November 1983 two Australians, Kevin Barlow and Geoff Chambers were arrested at Penang Airport in Malaysia carrying 179 grams of heroin, a crime which in Malaysia carries a ... See full summary »
26. The Girl Who Came Late (1992)
Nell Tiscowitz is a struggling actress with an affinity for horses. She meets a wealthy rock music promoter and stable owner Digby Olsen. After Nell uses her 'telepathy' to help Digby tame horses, they eventually fall in love.
27. Murder Call (1997–1999)
50 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller
Centers on homicide detective odd couple, Tessa Vance, and her partner Steve Hayden. Shot in Sydney, Australia, the show was known for portraying gripping crime drama, while displaying the grittier side of urban Sydney.
31. G.P. (1989–1996)
Set around a fictional Ross St Surgery medical practice in inner Sydney explored both the personal and professional lives of the general practitioners working together, and the other doctors and staff who worked in the clinic.
33. Devil's Dust (2012)
Devil's Dust is a thriller of David & Goliath proportions ripping the cloak of secrecy from a huge corporate scandal that exposes how asbestos multi - national company James Hardie oversaw ... See full summary »
34. White Collar Blue (2002–2003)
50 min | Crime, Drama
The detectives of the Kingsway Major Crime Squad fight to preserve their Pacific Paradise, while dealing with the personal and professional tensions affecting their work and lives.
35. Sons of Steel (1988)
104 min | Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi
In a futuristic Australia, a scheme to blow up the Sydney Opera House is discovered. The only way to stop it is to send an agent back in time to prevent the plotters from hatching it.
38. River Street (1996)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Ben, an arrogant, hustling property developer is wrongly arrested and things from bad to worse when he accidentally punches a policeman at the station. Sentenced to community service at a ... See full summary »
39. Elly & Jools (1990)
25 min | Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure
Jools Traveller moves with his parents to a struggling farm they purchased in the countryside. Making it easier on the move is a ghost that reveals herself to him only, a girl named Elly ... See full summary »
41. Chances (1991–1992)
Soap opera based around a family which is transformed when they win a large amount of money. Early episodes deal with the effect this fortunate event has on them. The later episodes have ... See full summary »
42. Heaven Tonight (1990)
95 min | Drama, Music
The film covers the conflict between a father and his son both being musicians. The father is the leader of a band making rock-music from the 60s but his son becomes a star of techno-pop ... See full summary »
McLeod's Daughters (2001–2009)
The Long Paddock
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama
The Drovers team pursue their drove to Patterson's Field to catch the Queensland Road-trains despite a lot of obstacles including an unscrupulous cattle rustler but manage to make it on ... See full summary »
46. Burke's Backyard (1987–2004)
60 min | Talk-Show
Gardening and lifestyle programme presented by genial horticulturist Don Burke, with DIY home building tips, pet care advice, wildlife up-close, plus visits to historic gardens, and the homes of celebrities.
47. Singapore Sling (1993 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama, Thriller
John Stamford, an expatriate Australian, now a private detective in Singapore, becomes involved in a fake pharmaceuticals case and a dangerous love triangle.
Home and Away (1988– )
93 min | Drama, Romance
Tom and Pippa Fletcher are a couple who, unable to have children of their own, foster five children and take off for the lazy beach community of Summer Bay. The children are a lively bunch ... See full summary »
50. Touch the Sun: Peter & Pompey (1988 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Family, Drama, Sci-Fi
The fate of a young Australian boy is somehow linked with that of a young Roman boy who had traveled to Australia by ship during the time of the Roman Emperor, Nero.
51. Shotgun Wedding (1993)
94 min | Crime
Released from gaol after turning police informer, Jimmy Becker heads for the country with his pregnant girlfriend. When the man Jimmy fears most comes after him, a siege begins that will capture the attention of the nation.
57. Future Past (1987 TV Movie)
R | 85 min | Sci-Fi
Harlan, a daydreaming video store clerk with religious fanatic parents, needs more computing power for an experiment he's doing in his room. To get this power, he taps into a company ... See full summary »
All Saints (1998–2009)
Valley of the Shadow: Part 1
All Saints is thrown into emergency status when an explosion creates chaos and carnage. The disaster becomes personal when the staff realise that Von is missing.
60. Rock n' Roll Cowboys (1987 TV Movie)
R | 83 min
Working as a roadie for a high decibel rock band, young Mickey Lagrange, fantasizes about someday playing his own songs up on stage. He also longs for the sexy lead singer and is jealous of... See full synopsis »
At Home with Julia (2011)
TV-14 | 29 min | Comedy
In an effort to spend time alone together, Julia and Tim head bush. But their efforts are derailed when Julia is unable to resist involving herself in 'regional issues', with disastrous ... See full summary »
64. Face Painting with Bill Leak (2008)
30 min | Documentary
As with any portrait, the first thing an artist must do is find the soul of the subject. 'Face Painting' follows renowned cartoonist and portrait painter Bill Leak through this process of ... See full summary »
Elly & Jools (1990)
Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure
Jools wants to return to the city and asks Elly for help. The O'Farrell's are making plans to get into the hotel to search for the treasure.
Elly & Jools (1990)
Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure
Feral O'Farrell plans to use his position as the building inspector to force the Trevallers out of the hotel. Elly tells Jools what happened on the day that she died.