Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "Central Australia, Australia"


1. The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Music

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68 Metascore

Two drag performers and a transgender woman travel across the desert to perform their unique style of cabaret.

Director: Stephan Elliott | Stars: Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp, Rebel Penfold-Russell

Votes: 41,035 | Gross: $11.22M

2. Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.3
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80 Metascore

After being exiled from the most advanced town in post apocalyptic Australia, a drifter travels with a group of abandoned children to rebel against the town's queen.

Directors: George Miller, George Ogilvie | Stars: Mel Gibson, Tina Turner, Bruce Spence, Adam Cockburn

Votes: 113,261 | Gross: $36.20M

3. Sweet Country (2017)

R | 113 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.4
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87 Metascore

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.

Director: Warwick Thornton | Stars: Bryan Brown, Matt Day, Tremayne Doolan, Trevon Doolan

Votes: 1,233 | Gross: $0.10M

4. Quigley Down Under (1990)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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Sharpshooter Matt Quigley is hired from Wyoming by an Australian rancher paying a very high price. But when Quigley arrives Down Under, all is not as it seems.

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Tom Selleck, Laura San Giacomo, Alan Rickman, Chris Haywood

Votes: 16,934 | Gross: $21.41M

5. Kangaroo Jack (2003)

PG | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.4
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16 Metascore

Two childhood friends, a New York hairstylist and a would-be musician, get caught up with the mob and are forced to deliver $50,000 to Australia, but things go haywire when the money is lost to a wild kangaroo.

Director: David McNally | Stars: Anthony Anderson, Jerry O'Connell, Estella Warren, Christopher Walken

Votes: 25,941 | Gross: $66.93M

6. Walkabout (1971)

GP | 100 min | Adventure, Drama

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Two young siblings are stranded in the Australian Outback and are forced to cope on their own. They meet an Australian boy on "walkabout": a ritual separation from his tribe.

Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Jenny Agutter, David Gulpilil, Luc Roeg, John Meillon

Votes: 19,507

7. The Rover (2014)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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64 Metascore

10 years after a global economic collapse, a hardened loner pursues the men who stole his only possession, his car. Along the way, he captures one of the thieves' brother, and the duo form an uneasy bond during the dangerous journey.

Director: David Michôd | Stars: Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson, Scoot McNairy, David Field

Votes: 38,323 | Gross: $1.11M

8. A Cry in the Dark (1988)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama

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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.

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Dale Reeves, David Hoflin

Votes: 7,937 | Gross: $6.91M

9. The Blood of Heroes (1989)

R | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Sport

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A Mad Max-esque post apocalyptic world provides the backdrop for a brutal, futuristic game resembling football. Rutger Hauer plays a disgraced former star leading a rag tag group of "... See full summary »

Director: David Webb Peoples | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Joan Chen, Delroy Lindo, Anna Katarina

Votes: 5,390 | Gross: $0.88M

10. Young Einstein (1988)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, History

5.1
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Albert Einstein is the son of a Tasmanian apple farmer, who discovers the secret of splitting the beer atom to put the bubbles back into beer. When Albert travels to Sydney to patent his ... See full summary »

Director: Yahoo Serious | Stars: Yahoo Serious, Odile Le Clezio, John Howard, Peewee Wilson

Votes: 7,780 | Gross: $11.54M

11. Baraka (1992)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary

8.6
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A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion.

Director: Ron Fricke

Votes: 31,510 | Gross: $1.25M

12. Last Cab to Darwin (2015)

123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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70 Metascore

When Rex, a Broken Hill cab driver, is told he doesn't have long to live, he sets out on an epic journey to Darwin in a bid to die on his own terms.

Director: Jeremy Sims | Stars: Michael Caton, Ningali Lawford, Mark Coles Smith, Emma Hamilton

Votes: 2,865 | Gross: $0.03M

13. Welcome to Woop Woop (1997)

R | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

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A con artist escapes a deal gone wrong in New York and winds up in the Aussie outback in a strange town whose inhabitants are an oddball collection of misfits.

Director: Stephan Elliott | Stars: Johnathon Schaech, Rod Taylor, Susie Porter, Dee Smart

Votes: 1,640 | Gross: $0.04M

14. Pine Gap (2018)

360 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Active

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Stars: Parker Sawyers, Tess Haubrich, Jacqueline McKenzie, Steve Toussaint

15. The Dragon Flies (1975)

R | 111 min | Action, Drama, Adventure

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Hong Kong Inspector Fang Sing Leng travels to Australia to extradite a drug dealer. When the hood is assassinated on his way to court, everyone suspects Jack Wilton, a crime lord who the local police haven't been able to pick up.

Directors: Brian Trenchard-Smith, Yu Wang | Stars: Yu Wang, George Lazenby, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Roger Ward

Votes: 972

16. The Last of the Knucklemen (1979)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

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In the tradition of Sunday Too Far Away (1975), this independent film is based on the classic Australian play by John Power. Pic tells the story of a group of miners living in a camp in ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Burstall | Stars: Gerard Kennedy, Michael Preston, Peter Hehir, Dennis Miller

Votes: 109

17. One Night the Moon (2001)

57 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery

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Based on the true story of a young girl who went missing in the Australian outback in 1932.

Director: Rachel Perkins | Stars: Kaarin Fairfax, Paul Kelly, Kelton Pell, Memphis Kelly

Votes: 295

18. The Last Frontier (1986 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Romance

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A single mother from LA marries an Australian cattle rancher following a whirlwind courtship. He returns to Australia ahead of her and her two children, and dies before they arrive. His ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Peter Billingsley, Tony Bonner, Beth Buchanan, Les Dayman

Votes: 114

19. Burke & Wills (1985)

PG-13 | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History

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A story based on true events about two explorers on a doomed journey trying to cross Australia on foot in the 19 century.

Director: Graeme Clifford | Stars: Jack Thompson, Nigel Havers, Greta Scacchi, Matthew Fargher

Votes: 179

20. Jedda the Uncivilized (1955)

101 min | Adventure, Drama, History

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Set against the harsh natural surrounds of outback Northern Territory, Jedda captures a rare and honest glimpse into the heart and history of indigenous Australia. Young Jedda is caught ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chauvel | Stars: Rosalie Kunoth-Monks, Robert Tudawali, Betty Suttor, Paul Reynall

Votes: 218

21. The Overlanders (1946)

Approved | 91 min | Adventure, Western

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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 »

Director: Harry Watt | Stars: Chips Rafferty, John Nugent Hayward, Daphne Campbell, Jean Blue

Votes: 325

22. The Alice (2004 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

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The approach of a solar eclipse draws various people to Alice Springs, an Australian town surrounded by primitive tribal outback, where it can be best observed. Constable Hugh Delaney's son... See full summary »

Director: Kate Dennis | Stars: Erik Thomson, Jessica Napier, Caitlin McDougall, Brett Stiller

Votes: 122

23. Zone 39 (1996)

Not Rated | 95 min | Sci-Fi

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In a time of misery and fear two enemies come together to prevent an apocalypse conspired by their leaders. 40 years of war between the Federated Republics and the New Territories Union has... See full summary »

Director: John Tatoulis | Stars: Peter Phelps, Carolyn Bock, William Zappa, Bradley Byquar

Votes: 235

24. The Back of Beyond (1954)

66 min | Documentary

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A documentary film which follows a mailman as he travels along the Birdsville Track in the Outback.

Director: John Heyer | Stars: Tom Kruse, William Henry Butler, Jack the Dogger, Old Joe the Rainmaker

Votes: 57

25. Kids (2019)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History | Filming

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Director: Maya Newell | Stars: Carol Turner, Dujuan Turner, Megan Turner

26. Journey Out of Darkness (1967)

92 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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Set in 1901, the film follows the progress of Constable Peterson (Matthaei) on his quest to bring an Aboriginal man (Kamahl) to justice under the White Man's law. Having heard of a killing ... See full summary »

Director: James Trainor | Stars: Konrad Matthaei, Ed Devereaux, Kamahl, Ronald Morse

Votes: 8

28. Outback Stripper (2001 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Mike Piper

29. Back to the Back of Beyond (1997 TV Movie)

85 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

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Film-maker John Heyer recounts to fellow film-maker Pat Jackson his film career, especially his award-winning film from 1954, the Australian classic Back of Beyond. At the same time as the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Francis | Stars: Tom Kruse, John Heyer, Pat Jackson, William Henry Butler

30. Home on the Range (1982)

53 min | Documentary

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Australian independent political documentary about the US installations in Australia at Pine Gap near Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. Covers the the Loans Affair and the sacking of... See full summary »

31. The Postman (1996 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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Stars: Tim Bowden, Tom Kruse, David Brook, Dave Burge

32. In Search of Bony (2007)

52 min | Documentary, Crime

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The film explores how British author Arthur Upfield created the world's first aboriginal detective, Napoleon Bonaparte or Bony to his fans (who included Orson Welles) and how Bony became a ... See full summary »

Director: Lisa Matthews | Star: Aaron Pedersen

33. Afghan Cameleer in Australian from 1860-1920 (2013 Video)

62 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Director: Sayed Fahim Hashemy | Stars: Ghulam Hazrat Beedav, Bejah, Donna Cook, Max Dadleh

34. Last Mail from Birdsville: The Story of Tom Kruse (2001)

55 min | Documentary

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Director: Roger Clarke | Stars: Ian Doyle, Tom Kruse

35. Running Wild: Australia's Camels (2016 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

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Director: Ben Hawke | Stars: Robyn Davidson, Tahmina Ansari, John Bean, Bejah

36. Making a Mark (2017)

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Filmed during the inaugural year of the Ramsay Art Prize, Making a Mark is a chronicle of passion and creative trailblazing as a selection of finalists, all aged under 40, vie for the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Jasek | Stars: Tracey Moffatt, Nick Mitzevich, Sarah Contos, Tony Albert

37. Letters to Ali (2004)

106 min | Documentary

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A documentary of one Australian family's attempt at gaining custody of an immigrant refugee held in a detainee center.

Director: Clara Law | Star: Malcolm Fraser

Votes: 78

38. The Inlanders (1949)

57 min | Documentary

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Director: John Kingsford-Smith | Star: David Low

39. All you have to do is dig (1969)

19 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Malcolm Smith | Star: Chantal Contouri

40. Backs to the Blast: An Australian Nuclear Story (1981)

52 min | Documentary, History

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One hour documentary examining the seventy year history of nuclear and atomic industry, weapons, testing in South Australia from 1910 to 1980.

Director: Harry Bardwell | Star: Martin Vaughan

41. South Australian Outback Adventure (2017 Video)

183 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

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Stars: Sara Baile, Savanna Baile, Sienna Baile, Steve Baile

42. Return to Lake Eyre (2011 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary, Adventure

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Star: Paul Lockyer

43. Too Long in the Bush: Len Beadell Looks Back (2007 Video)

80 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

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Director: Phil Sexton | Stars: Len Beadell, Anne Beadell, Clive Drinkwater

44. The Ride (IV) (2012)

55 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

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Strap yourself in as four Aussie blokes swap wheelchairs for quad bikes and embark on the ride of their lives. This documentary charts their 5000km adventure across the outback, as they ... See full summary »

Director: Sandra Cook | Stars: Craig Parsons, Jim Cairns, Anton Zapelli, Terry Mader

45. Interviews (2004 Video)

21 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Stars: Dan Burstall, Tom Burstall, Michael Caton, Gerard Kennedy

46. The Way of the Ngangkari (2015 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short, Fantasy

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Director: Warwick Thornton

47. Prehistoric Rock Art of the Cleland Hills (1968)

16 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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Director: R.J. Edwards | Stars: Douglas Banneaf, Harry Bousheall, R.J. Edwards, Mitukradjeri

48. Maralinga 1956 (1956)

11 min | Documentary, Short

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49. The Year of the Green Centre (1974 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

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Stars: Barry Paine, Warren Bonython, Charles McCubbin

50. Ghan to Alice (1978)

27 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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Director: Curtis Levy | Stars: Bill Willoughby, Jim Willoughby