Feature Film/TV Movie, Western, australia (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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: 113,324 | Gross: $49.55M
Biography, Crime, Drama | Post-production
Based on Peter Carey's novel. The story of Australian bush-ranger Ned Kelly and his gang as they flee from authorities during the 1870s.
3. The Proposition (2005)
R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Western
A lawman apprehends a notorious outlaw and gives him nine days to kill his older brother, or else they'll execute his younger brother.
Votes: 47,255 | Gross: $1.90M
4. Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)
G | 92 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
In the old west, a man becomes a Sheriff just for the pay, figuring he can decamp if things get tough. In the end, he uses ingenuity instead.
6. Sweet Country (2017)
R | 113 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Australian western set on the Northern Territory frontier in the 1920s, where justice itself is put on trial when an aged Aboriginal farmhand shoots a white man in self-defense and goes on the run as a posse gathers to hunt him down.
Votes: 5,405 | Gross: $0.10M
7. 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: 7,149 | Gross: $20.66M
8. The Legend of Ben Hall (2017)
Not Rated | 139 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Ben Hall is drawn back into bushranging by the reappearance of his old friend John Gilbert. Reforming the gang, they soon become the most wanted men in Australian history.
9. Ned Kelly (1970)
GP | 100 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on a true story, Ned Kelly is unable to support his family in the Australian outback, he turns to stealing horses in order to make money. He gets more deeply drawn into the outlaw ... See full summary »
10. 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: 2,075 | Gross: $13.69M
15. The Overlanders (1946)
Approved | 91 min | Adventure, Western
It's the start of WWII in Northern Australia. The Japanese are getting close. People are evacuating and burning everything in a "scorched earth" policy. Rather than kill all their cattle, a... See full summary »
16. Kangaroo (1952)
Not Rated | 84 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
In turn-of-the-century Australia, two criminals ingratiate themselves with a rancher in order to swindle him. However, the two partners become rivals for the affection of the rancher's beautiful daughter.
20. The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce (2008)
60 min | Biography, Drama, History
Eight men escape from the most isolated prison on earth. Only one man survives and the story he recounts shocks the British establishment to the core. This story is the last confession of Alexander Pearce.
21. Robbery Under Arms (1985)
Not Rated | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Fourth adaptation and first made for television of the classic Australian bushranger novel "Robbery Under Arms" by Rolf Boldrewood. Made by the South Australian Film Corporation during the ... See full summary »
22. Cool Change (1986)
89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Park ranger Steve Mitchell is torn between Lee, a beautiful sly political aide from Melbourne who supports the government's decision to turn the local grazing areas into a national park, and his old flame Joanna, a rancher who opposes it.
Action, Drama, Western | Announced
Based on the story of The Kelly Gang's last stand, Glenrowan is an uncompromising depiction of one man's quest for vengeance that culminates a final showdown between the four iron-clad outlaws against overwhelming odds.
24. The Man from Snowy River: Arena Spectacular (2003 TV Movie)
101 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Jim Ryan and Kate Conroy love each other, but John Conroy stands in the way of their happiness until Jim Ryan recaptures a prized colt.
25. Captain Fury (1939)
Approved | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
An Irish convict sentenced to hard labor in Australia escapes into the outback, and organizes a band of fellow escapees to fight a corrupt landlord.
26. Return of the Plainsman (1953)
Approved | 62 min | Action, Western
The first of two commercially successful collaborations between Rafferty and Robinson is an Australian western in which Rafferty plays a legendary bushman known as the Sundowner who, with ... See full summary »
27. The Kangaroo Kid (1950)
Approved | 72 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
Tex Kinnane (Jock Mahoney as Jock O'Mahoney), posing as a stage driver, goes to Australia to investigate a series of robberies at Goldstar. He makes friends at the saloon with Baldy Muldoon... See full summary »
29. Rangle River (1936)
Approved | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Marion Hastings, absent from her Australian home, Rangle River Station, for many years while completing her education in Europe, receives a letter from Dick Drake, her father's ranch ... See full summary »