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1. Crocodile Dundee (1986)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

62 Metascore

An American reporter goes to the Australian outback to meet an eccentric crocodile poacher and invites him to New York City.

Director: Peter Faiman | Stars: Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, John Meillon, David Gulpilil

Votes: 93,103 | Gross: $174.64M

2. The Castle (1997)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

A working-class family from Melbourne, Australia fights city hall after being told they must vacate their beloved family home to allow for infrastructural expansion.

Director: Rob Sitch | Stars: Michael Caton, Anne Tenney, Stephen Curry, Anthony Simcoe

Votes: 15,123 | Gross: $0.86M

3. The Dish (2000)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, History

74 Metascore

A remote Australian community, populated by quirky characters, plays a key role in the first Apollo moon landing.

Director: Rob Sitch | Stars: Sam Neill, Billy Mitchell, Roz Hammond, Christopher-Robin Street

Votes: 15,417 | Gross: $2.25M

4. Red Dog (2011)

PG | 92 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog who united a disparate local community while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master.

Director: Kriv Stenders | Stars: Josh Lucas, Rachael Taylor, Rohan Nichol, Luke Ford

Votes: 16,883

5. Any Questions for Ben? (2012)

114 min | Comedy, Romance

Ben (Josh Lawson) is a twenty-something up and coming marketing guru who is invited to his old school to speak at a careers event, which is also attended by Alex (Rachael Taylor), an old ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Sitch | Stars: Josh Lawson, Rachael Taylor, Daniel Henshall, Felicity Ward

Votes: 1,597

6. The Man from Snowy River (1982)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

63 Metascore

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.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Tom Burlinson, Terence Donovan, Tommy Dysart

Votes: 8,060 | Gross: $20.66M

7. Mad Max (1979)

R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

73 Metascore

In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley

Votes: 192,538 | Gross: $8.75M

8. Beneath Hill 60 (2010)

R | 122 min | Drama, History, War

In 1916, the 1st Australian Tunnelling Company is tunneling beneath German fortifications and bunkers to detonate massive explosive charges.

Director: Jeremy Sims | Stars: Brendan Cowell, Harrison Gilbertson, Steve Le Marquand, Gyton Grantley

Votes: 7,622

9. Sirens (1994)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

64 Metascore

When a painting is termed blasphemous, a young minister and his wife visit the artist... and the three sexually playful models living with him.

Director: John Duigan | Stars: Hugh Grant, Tara Fitzgerald, Sam Neill, Elle Macpherson

Votes: 10,109 | Gross: $7.77M

10. Gettin' Square (2003)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Barry's released after 8 years prison with good intentions. He looks for work - difficult with a record. Both his kid brother and friend won't stay out of crime.

Director: Jonathan Teplitzky | Stars: Sam Worthington, David Wenham, Timothy Spall, Freya Stafford

Votes: 2,899

11. Proof (1991)

R | 86 min | Drama, Romance

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: 6,239 | Gross: $0.52M

12. Sleeping Beauty (2011)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

57 Metascore

A haunting portrait of Lucy, a young university student drawn into a mysterious hidden world of unspoken desires.

Director: Julia Leigh | Stars: Emily Browning, Rachael Blake, Ewen Leslie, Bridgette Barrett

Votes: 31,020 | Gross: $0.04M

13. The Water Diviner (2014)

R | 111 min | Drama, History, War

50 Metascore

An Australian man travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons.

Director: Russell Crowe | Stars: Russell Crowe, Olga Kurylenko, Jai Courtney, Isabel Lucas

Votes: 71,782 | Gross: $4.19M

14. The Big Steal (1990)

99 min | Comedy

To impress a girl a shy teenaged boy buys a used Jaguar.

Director: Nadia Tass | Stars: Ben Mendelsohn, Claudia Karvan, Marshall Napier, Damon Herriman

Votes: 968

15. The Cup (2011)

PG | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

33 Metascore

The 2002 Melbourne Cup horse race, brotherly love and the triumph of the human spirit. A true story.

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Bryan Martin, Stephen Curry, Jodi Gordon, Daniel MacPherson

Votes: 716

16. Unfinished Sky (2007)

94 min | Drama, Romance

An Outback farmer takes in an Afghani woman who has fled from a brothel.

Director: Peter Duncan | Stars: William McInnes, Monic Hendrickx, Milo, Bille Brown

Votes: 1,064

17. Australia (2008)

PG-13 | 165 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

53 Metascore

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.

Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Shea Adams, Eddie Baroo

Votes: 119,549 | Gross: $49.55M

18. 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.

Director: Ken Cameron | Stars: Noni Hazlehurst, Colin Friels, Alice Garner, Harold Hopkins

Votes: 226

19. Somersault (2004)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Romance

73 Metascore

A young girl flees her hometown and arrives in the Australian Alps, where new experiences help her learn the differences between sex and love.

Director: Cate Shortland | Stars: Abbie Cornish, Sam Worthington, Lynette Curran, Damian de Montemas

Votes: 7,481 | Gross: $0.09M

20. Not Suitable for Children (2012)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

A young playboy who learns he has one month until he becomes infertile sets out to procreate as much as possible.

Director: Peter Templeman | Stars: Ryan Kwanten, Sarah Snook, Ryan Corr, Bojana Novakovic

Votes: 4,900

21. The Book of Revelation (2006)

Unrated | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

An erotic mystery about power and sex, the entanglement of victim and perpetrator, and a man's struggle to regain his lost self.

Director: Ana Kokkinos | Stars: Tom Long, Greta Scacchi, Colin Friels, Anna Torv

Votes: 1,432

22. The Monkey's Mask (2000)

R | 93 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

49 Metascore

A lesbian private detective dives head first into murder, manipulation and the consuming power of sex.

Director: Samantha Lang | Stars: Susie Porter, Kelly McGillis, Abbie Cornish, Brendan Cowell

Votes: 1,481 | Gross: $0.05M

23. X (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A veteran call girl and a runaway prostitute witness a murder and must evade the killer as he chases them through Sydney.

Director: Jon Hewitt | Stars: Viva Bianca, Hanna Mangan Lawrence, Peter Docker, Stephen Phillips

Votes: 6,782

24. The Year My Voice Broke (1987)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Romance

In rural 1960s Australia, a boy watches helplessly as his best friend falls in love with a small-time criminal, setting off a violent chain of events.

Director: John Duigan | Stars: Noah Taylor, Loene Carmen, Ben Mendelsohn, Graeme Blundell

Votes: 1,953 | Gross: $0.21M

25. Shine (1996)

PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Music

87 Metascore

Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim.

Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Justin Braine, Sonia Todd

Votes: 51,521 | Gross: $35.81M

26. Wolf Creek (2005)

R | 99 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

54 Metascore

Three backpackers stranded in the Australian outback are plunged inside a hellish nightmare of insufferable torture by a sadistic psychopathic local.

Director: Greg McLean | Stars: Nathan Phillips, Cassandra Magrath, Kestie Morassi, John Jarratt

Votes: 68,023 | Gross: $16.19M

27. Black Water (2007)

R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A terrifying tale of survival in the mangrove swamps of Northern Australia

Directors: David Nerlich, Andrew Traucki | Stars: Diana Glenn, Maeve Dermody, Andy Rodoreda, Ben Oxenbould

Votes: 13,734

28. Lantana (2001)

R | 121 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

84 Metascore

The relationships of four couples unravel after the discovery of a young woman's body in Lantana bush in suburban Sydney.

Director: Ray Lawrence | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Geoffrey Rush, Rachael Blake, Kerry Armstrong

Votes: 18,620 | Gross: $4.46M

29. Balibo (2009)

Not Rated | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History

War correspondent Roger East and the young Jose Ramos-Horta travel to East Timor to investigate the murders of the Balibo Five in 1975.

Director: Robert Connolly | Stars: Jane Hampson, Bea Viegas, Christine Martins, Ana Rosa Mendoça

Votes: 2,561

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

R | 104 min | Comedy, Music

70 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: 46,728 | Gross: $11.22M

31. Strictly Ballroom (1992)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

72 Metascore

A maverick dancer risks his career by performing an unusual routine and sets out to succeed with a new partner.

Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Paul Mercurio, Tara Morice, Bill Hunter, Pat Thomson

Votes: 25,168 | Gross: $11.74M

32. Sisters of War (2010 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, War

The lives of two Australian women, Lorna Whyte, an army nurse, and Sister Berenice Twohill, a Catholic nun, from New South Wales during World War II.

Director: Brendan Maher | Stars: Claire van der Boom, Sarah Snook, Khan Chittenden, Anna Volska

Votes: 519

33. The Club (1980)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

Boardroom and dressing-room intrigues spill on to the field at the Australian Rules football club.

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Jack Thompson, Graham Kennedy, Frank Wilson, Harold Hopkins

Votes: 930

34. The Dressmaker (I) (2015)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

47 Metascore

A glamorous woman returns to her small town in rural Australia. With her sewing machine and haute couture style, she transforms the women and exacts sweet revenge on those who did her wrong.

Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse | Stars: Kate Winslet, Judy Davis, Liam Hemsworth, Hugo Weaving

Votes: 54,579 | Gross: $2.02M

35. Young Einstein (1988)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, History

Albert Einstein turns the science community upside down with his discoveries including a formula to put bubbles back in beer and rock n' roll.

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

Votes: 8,419 | Gross: $11.54M

36. The Dry (2020)

117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

68 Metascore

Aaron Falk returns to his drought-stricken hometown to attend a tragic funeral. But his return opens a decades-old wound - the unsolved death of a teenage girl.

Director: Robert Connolly | Stars: Eric Bana, Genevieve O'Reilly, Keir O'Donnell, Bruce Spence

Votes: 2,053



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