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1. Dead Poets Society (1989)

PG | 128 min | Comedy, Drama

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79 Metascore

English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles

Votes: 370,305 | Gross: $95.86M

2. The Truman Show (1998)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
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90 Metascore

An insurance salesman discovers his whole life is actually a reality TV show.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich

Votes: 840,178 | Gross: $125.62M

3. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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81 Metascore

During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Billy Boyd, James D'Arcy

Votes: 189,543 | Gross: $93.93M

4. Witness (1985)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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76 Metascore

When a young Amish boy is sole witness to a murder, policeman John Book goes into hiding in Amish country to protect him until the trial.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Lukas Haas, Josef Sommer

Votes: 78,575 | Gross: $68.71M

5. The Way Back (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 133 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.3
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66 Metascore

Siberian gulag escapees travel 4,000 miles by foot to freedom in India.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Colin Farrell, Dragos Bucur

Votes: 102,206 | Gross: $2.70M

6. The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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65 Metascore

A young Australian reporter tries to navigate the political turmoil of Indonesia during the rule of President Sukarno with the help of a diminutive photographer.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Linda Hunt, Bembol Roco

Votes: 17,965 | Gross: $10.28M

7. All Is Lost (2013)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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87 Metascore

After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face.

Director: J.C. Chandor | Star: Robert Redford

Votes: 70,956 | Gross: $6.26M

8. Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
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81 Metascore

During a rural summer picnic, a few students and a teacher from an Australian girls' school vanish without a trace. Their absence frustrates and haunts the people left behind.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Rachel Roberts, Anne-Louise Lambert, Vivean Gray, Helen Morse

Votes: 30,445 | Gross: $0.23M

9. The Mosquito Coast (1986)

PG | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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49 Metascore

An inventor spurns his city life to move his family into the jungles of Central America to make a utopia.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, River Phoenix, Jadrien Steele

Votes: 24,715 | Gross: $14.30M

10. Gallipoli (1981)

PG | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.5
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65 Metascore

Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Mel Gibson, Mark Lee, Bill Kerr, Harold Hopkins

Votes: 34,061 | Gross: $5.73M

11. Green Card (1990)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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58 Metascore

A man wanting to stay in the US enters into a marriage of convenience, but it turns into more than that.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Andie MacDowell, Bebe Neuwirth, Gregg Edelman

Votes: 21,076 | Gross: $29.89M

12. Wake in Fright (1971)

R | 109 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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88 Metascore

After a bad gambling bet, a schoolteacher is marooned in a town full of crazy, drunk, violent men who threaten to make him just as crazy, drunk, and violent.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Gary Bond, Chips Rafferty, Sylvia Kay

Votes: 8,556 | Gross: $0.05M

13. Fearless (1993)

R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

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A man's personality is dramatically changed after surviving a major airline crash.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Isabella Rossellini, Rosie Perez, Tom Hulce

Votes: 19,869 | Gross: $7.00M

14. The Cars That Ate Paris (1974)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.6
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The small town of Paris, Australia deliberately causes car accidents, then sells/salvages all valuables from the wrecks as a means of economy.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Terry Camilleri, John Meillon, Kevin Miles, Rick Scully

Votes: 3,196

15. The Last Wave (1977)

PG | 106 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.1
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85 Metascore

A Sydney lawyer defends five Aboriginal Persons in a ritualized taboo murder and in the process learns disturbing things about himself and premonitions.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Olivia Hamnett, David Gulpilil, Frederick Parslow

Votes: 7,795

16. Made in Hollywood (2005– )

60 min | Talk-Show

4.8
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"MADE IN HOLLYWOOD", is an inventive behind-the-screen entertainment news, headline; magazine-styled series, featuring exclusive celebrity interviews with Hollywood's premiere talent. There... See full summary »

Stars: Kylie Erica Mar, Julie L. Harkness, Patrick Stinson, Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay

Votes: 250

17. The Plumber (1979 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 76 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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A young couple, living in a campus apartment complex, are repeatedly harassed by an eccentric plumber, who subjects them to a series of bizarre mind games while making unnecessary repairs to their bathroom.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Judy Morris, Ivar Kants, Robert Coleby, Candy Raymond

Votes: 1,665

18. Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound (2019)

94 min | Documentary

8.4
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An exploration of the history, artistry, and emotional power of cinema sound, as revealed by legendary sound designers and visionary directors, via interviews, clips from movies, and a look... See full summary »

Director: Midge Costin | Stars: Erik Aadahl, Ioan Allen, Richard L. Anderson, Karen Baker Landers

Votes: 19

19. The Keep (I)

Thriller | Announced

Two cousins with a shared secret move into a haunted castle that turns dreams and nightmares into reality.

Director: Peter Weir

20. Nosferatu vs. Father Pipecock & Sister Funk (2014)

134 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

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A man goes to visit Count Orlock, a deviant, adulterous, shape-shifting Transylvanian vampire.

Directors: Tony Watt, John Migliore, Vivita | Stars: Max Schreck, Vivita, Tony Watt, John Migliore

Votes: 102

21. HBO First Look (1992– )

13 min | Documentary, Short

6.2
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Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith, Matt Damon

Votes: 337

22. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

6.5
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Antonio Gasset hosts this show in which recently released movies and DVDs are thoughtfully discussed, in a documentary-like way.

Stars: Antonio Gasset, Elena S. Sánchez, Gerardo Sánchez, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo

Votes: 201

23. Larry King Live (1985–2010)

60 min | News, Talk-Show

5.7
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Popular and controversial journalist Larry King hosts this CNN call-in talk show.

Stars: Larry King, Bill Maher, Bob Woodward, Ryan Seacrest

Votes: 934

24. Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (2006– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.1
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Shows exclusive information on how teens can be in the motion picture industry.

Stars: Kylie Erica Mar, Ron Clements, Darla K. Anderson, Lee Unkrich

Votes: 42

25. The Hour (2004–2014)

60 min | Comedy, Music, News

4.9
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A Canadian talk show hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos.

Stars: George Stroumboulopoulos, Ali Hassan, Naomi Snieckus, Liz Walaszczyk

Votes: 549

26. Cinema 3 (1984–2016)

News

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Stars: Jaume Figueras, Crisol Tuà, Monts Llussà, Àlex Gorina

Votes: 133

27. Homesdale (1971)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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Guests arrive at an expensive private guest house on a remote island near Sydney. The guest house and weird activities, like theatre sports and orienteering, are run by a leery eccentric. ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Geoff Malone, Grahame Bond, Kate Fitzpatrick, Barry Donnelly

Votes: 116

28. Luke's Kingdom (1976)

60 min | Drama, Western

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Luke Firbeck is determined that his settlement in the outback is going to be his kingdom. He is ruthless. He has a deep attraction for his sister, Jassy.

Stars: Oliver Tobias, James Condon, Elizabeth Crosby, Gerard Maguire

Votes: 42

29. The World About Us (1967–1987)

60 min | Documentary

8.9
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A documentary series with a broad remit of geography, anthropology, and natural history subjects.

Stars: Derek Jones, Barry Paine, Alan Gibson, Jane Goodall

Votes: 10

30. Whatever Happened to Green Valley? (1973)

56 min | Documentary

6.4
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Green Valley was a housing commission estate in western Sydney, much maligned by the media of the day.

Director: Peter Weir | Star: Peter Weir

Votes: 19

31. Rencontres de cinéma (2007– )

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Stars: Laurent Weil, Gilles Lellouche, Kad Merad, Vincent Cassel

Votes: 10

32. Three to Go (1971)

90 min | Drama

6.1
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Three stories, each presenting a young Australian at a moment of decision about their future.

Directors: Brian Hannant, Oliver Howes, Peter Weir | Stars: Matthew Burton, Grahame Bond, Peter Colville, Georgina West

Votes: 36

33. Peter Weir: Short Film Collection (2005 Video)

101 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Kosta Akon, Grahame Bond, Richard Brennan, Matthew Burton

34. The Aunty Jack Show (1972–1973)

Comedy

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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: 56

35. Blackfellas (1993)

Drama

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Director: James Ricketson | Stars: John Moore, David Ngoombujarra, Jaylene Riley, Lisa Kinchela

Votes: 82

36. Tinseltown TV (2002– )

60 min | Music, News

8.3
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Five camera crews are in action all week bringing audiences the best in film premieres, behind the scenes exclusives, music events, fashion shows and celebrity parties across the globe.

Stars: Matt Damon, Clint Eastwood, Eddie Griffin, Jennifer Love Hewitt

Votes: 889

37. The 62nd Annual Academy Awards (1990 TV Special)

Family

5.9
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Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Billy Crystal, Paula Abdul, Isabelle Adjani, Danny Aiello

Votes: 246

38. The 71st Annual Academy Awards (1999 TV Special)

Family

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Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Affleck, Debbie Allen, Gene Autry

Votes: 512

39. Master and Commander: In the Wake of O'Brian (2004 Video)

19 min | Documentary, Short

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This making-of piece includes comments from Weir, as he discusses his research and preparation, his survey of the novels, visual and cinematic inspirations, and issues related to the ... See full summary »

Star: Peter Weir

40. In the Tracks Of (2007– )

Documentary

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Stars: Stéphane Lerouge, Alexandre Desplat, Jean-Paul Rappeneau, Volker Schlöndorff

41. Tonight Live with Steve Vizard (1990–1993)

Comedy

4.9
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A standard Tonight Show concept of a host interviewing celebrities with a comedic slant, intertwined with musical acts

Stars: Steve Vizard, Paul Grabowsky, Jim Bailey, Jerry Hall

Votes: 25

42. You Can't See Round Corners (1967)

30 min | Drama, History

8.2
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Drama series You Can't See Around Corners saw much of it's plot centering around a young woman's love affair with an army deserter at the height of the Vietnam war.

Stars: Ken Shorter, Rowena Wallace, Slim DeGrey, Lyndall Barbour

Votes: 5

43. The Mavis Bramston Show (1964–1968)

55 min | Comedy

7.9
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Stars: Barbara Angell, John Bluthal, Noeline Brown, Gordon Chater

Votes: 18

44. The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1999 TV Special)

Documentary

5.6
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The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards give out prestigious awards to some of America's favorite entertainers in film and television!

Stars: Ben Affleck, Gillian Anderson, Ann-Margret, Christina Applegate

Votes: 50

45. How's It Going to End? The Making of 'The Truman Show' (2005 Video)

42 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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This 2-part documentary is about the making of the 1998 Peter Weir film, _Truman Show, The (1998)_. There are interviews with a few of the cast & crew members that all inform us on how ... See full summary »

Stars: Noah Emmerich, Peter Weir, Dennis Gassner, Laura Linney

Votes: 44

46. Incredible Floridas (1972)

13 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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The film portraits Australian composer Richard Meale as he composes and conducts his sextet "Incredible Floridas". The work is an hommage to French poet Arthur Rimbaud. Weir's short ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Weir | Star: Richard Meale

Votes: 27

47. Man on a Green Bike (1969 TV Movie)

50 min | Comedy

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Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Grahame Bond, Peter Campbell, John Chance, James Dellit

48. Quan arribin els marcians (2017– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Txe Arana, Joan Crosas, Júlia Bertran, Jofre Font

49. 3 Directions in Australian Pop Music: Australian Colour Diary 43 (1972)

11 min | Documentary, Short

5.9
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Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Wendy Saddington & Teardrop, The Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band, Indelible Murtceps

Votes: 25

50. The Celluloid Heroes (1995 TV Movie)

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Film Australia presents a four part miniseries celebrating the centenary of Australia's film industry 1895-1995.

Stars: Phillip Adams, Ilma Adey, Jenny Agutter, Elizabeth Alexander

Votes: 9



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