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1. I Am Mother (2019)

TV-14 | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.8
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64 Metascore

A teenage girl is raised underground by a kindly robot "Mother" -- designed to repopulate the earth following the extinction of mankind. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.

Director: Grant Sputore | Stars: Luke Hawker, Rose Byrne, Maddie Lenton, Summer Lenton

Votes: 37,295

2. Hotel Mumbai (2018)

R | 123 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.6
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64 Metascore

The true story of the Taj Hotel terrorist attack in Mumbai. Hotel staff risk their lives to keep everyone safe as people make unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and their families.

Director: Anthony Maras | Stars: Dev Patel, Armie Hammer, Nazanin Boniadi, Anupam Kher

Votes: 22,436 | Gross: $9.65M

3. Storm Boy (2019)

PG | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.9
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67 Metascore

When Michael Kingley, a successful retired businessman starts to see images from his past that he can't explain, he's forced to remember his childhood and how, as a boy, he rescued and raised an extraordinary orphaned pelican, Mr Percival.

Director: Shawn Seet | Stars: Finn Little, Jai Courtney, Geoffrey Rush, Erik Thomson

Votes: 1,290 | Gross: $0.07M

4. Pine Gap (2018)

TV-MA | 360 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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Set in the intensely secretive world of intelligence and the enigmatic US/Australia joint defence facility in central Australia, the spy-thriller Pine Gap delves into the famously strong alliance between the two countries.

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

Votes: 2,674

5. Walkabout (1971)

GP | 100 min | Adventure, Drama

7.7
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Two city-bred siblings are stranded in the Australian Outback, where they learn to survive with the aid of an Aboriginal boy on his "walkabout": a ritual separation from his tribe.

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

Votes: 20,906

6. The Snowtown Murders (2011)

Not Rated | 119 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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66 Metascore

Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother's new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder.

Director: Justin Kurzel | Stars: Lucas Pittaway, Daniel Henshall, Louise Harris, Bob Adriaens

Votes: 15,774 | Gross: $0.01M

7. Animals (2019)

109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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65 Metascore

Based on the novel ANIMALS by Emma Jane Unsworth.

Director: Sophie Hyde | Stars: Holliday Grainger, Alia Shawkat, Fra Fee, Dermot Murphy

Votes: 135

8. Bad Boy Bubby (1993)

Not Rated | 114 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Bubby has spent thirty years trapped in the same small room, tricked by his mother. One day, he manages to escape, and, deranged and naive in equal measures, his adventure into the modern and nihilistic life begins.

Director: Rolf de Heer | Stars: Nicholas Hope, Claire Benito, Ralph Cotterill, Syd Brisbane

Votes: 11,365

9. Beautiful Kate (2009)

R | 100 min | Drama, Mystery

6.7
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A writer, Ned Kendall, is asked to return to the family home by his sister Sally, to say goodbye to his father who is dying. The family home is in a very remote and isolated area. While ... See full summary »

Director: Rachel Ward | Stars: Ben Mendelsohn, Sophie Lowe, Maeve Dermody, Rachel Griffiths

Votes: 3,153

10. Jasper Jones (2017)

105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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JASPER JONES is a coming of age story about Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14. On the night that Jasper Jones, the town's mixed race outcast shows him the dead body of young Laura ... See full summary »

Director: Rachel Perkins | Stars: Levi Miller, Kevin Long, Toni Collette, Aaron L. McGrath

Votes: 2,566

11. The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (2016)

Unrated | 106 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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72 Metascore

A compilation of found footage featuring music, interviews, and stories of The Beatles' 250 concerts from 1963 to 1966.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: The Beatles, John Lennon, George Harrison, Paul McCartney

Votes: 9,778 | Gross: $2.93M

12. Raising the Bar (2016)

Not Rated | 93 min | Family, Sport

5.7
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16-year-old Kelly quits an elite gymnastics program in America and moves to Australia. To help out a new friend and show up an old rival , because a girl tore her ACL. Kelly re-enters ... See full summary »

Director: Clay Glen | Stars: Kelli Berglund, Lili Karamalikis, Tess Fowler, Emily Morris

Votes: 993

13. ABBA: The Movie (1977)

G | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.5
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An incompetent radio DJ tries to get an interview with the Swedish pop group during their famous week-long 1977 tour of Australia.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Agnetha Fältskog

Votes: 2,830

14. Going for Gold (2018)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama, Family, Sport

4.8
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Seventeen year old, Emma joins a high school cheerleading team when she moves to Australia with her dad who is a former Air Force Officer.

Director: Clay Glen | Stars: Kelli Berglund, Emily Morris, Terry Rogers, Ruth Natalie Fallon

Votes: 288

15. 2:37 (2006)

91 min | Drama

6.9
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At 2:37, someone commits suicide in the school lavatory. The day is told up to that point from the viewpoint of six different students.

Director: Murali K. Thalluri | Stars: Teresa Palmer, Frank Sweet, Sam Harris, Charles Baird

Votes: 6,762

16. The Flip Side (2018)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.1
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Mired in debt, Ronnie (Emily Taheny) is a struggling Adelaide restaurateur looking after her elderly mother and living with good-hearted boyfriend Jeff (Luke McKenzie). Five years ago, ... See full summary »

Director: Marion Pilowsky | Stars: Eddie Izzard, Hugh Sheridan, Vanessa Guide, Tina Bursill

Votes: 77

17. Fucking Adelaide (2017)

Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A 6 part series about three close but disparate siblings who reunite in Adelaide. But when they discover their mother is selling their childhood home, their middle class freedoms and sense ... See full summary »

Stars: Pamela Rabe, Brendan Maclean, Audrey Mason-Hyde, Beau Travis Williams

Votes: 79

18. Awoken

88 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | Completed

A young medical student attempts to cure her brother from a terminal sleep illness called Fatal Familial Insomnia, where you are unable to sleep until you die. On her quest to help him, a ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel J. Phillips | Stars: Erik Thomson, Benson Jack Anthony, Sara West, Adam Ovadia

19. Centrespread (1981)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.1
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The Story of a photographer's struggle in the glamorous world of nude modeling.

Director: Tony Paterson | Stars: Kylie Foster, Paul Trahair, Mark Watson, Ivor Louis

Votes: 90

20. 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: 1,675

21. Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger (2008)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A coming-of-age story about a 13-year-old girl trying to fit into both a posh private school and an ordinary public school.

Director: Cathy Randall | Stars: Danielle Catanzariti, Cassandra Jinman, Talia Monaghan, Yen Yen Stender

Votes: 1,337 | Gross: $0.01M

22. Innocence (2000)

R | 94 min | Drama

7.5
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73 Metascore

After more than forty years apart, Andreas and Claire embark on an affair as reckless and intense as when they were young lovers. Widowed musician Andreas decides to get back in touch with ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Cox | Stars: Julia Blake, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Kristine Van Pellicom, Kenny Aernouts

Votes: 1,870 | Gross: $0.29M

23. Playing Beatie Bow (1986)

Not Rated | 93 min | Family, Fantasy, Mystery

5.9
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A discontented Sydney teenager travels back in time to 1873, whilst watching an old fashioned children's game.

Director: Donald Crombie | Stars: Imogen Annesley, Peter Phelps, Mouche Phillips, Nikki Coghill

Votes: 200

24. In My Blood It Runs (2019)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.9
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An intimate and compassionate observational documentary from the perspective of a 10-year-old Aboriginal boy in Alice Springs, Australia, struggling to balance his traditional Arrernte/Garrwa upbringing with a state education.

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

Votes: 7

25. Black and White (2002)

99 min | Drama

6.7
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Recreation of the landmark 1958 South Australian Court trial of young aboriginal Max Stuart.

Director: Craig Lahiff | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Charles Dance, Kerry Fox, David Ngoombujarra

Votes: 668

26. Money Movers (1978)

R | 92 min | Crime, Action, Thriller

6.4
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An armoured car company is the target of repeated heists. Company leadership is enforcing new measures in order to tighten security. The biggest danger of a new heist lies from within the company's own ranks.

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Terence Donovan, Tony Bonner, Ed Devereaux, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell

Votes: 374

27. Parklands (1996)

51 min | Drama

6.1
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Rosie returns to her home city on the death of her father, a former policeman. His diaries hint at corruption, and she also receives hints and veiled threats which support her suspicions. ... See full summary »

Director: Kathryn Millard | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Tony Martin, Carmel Johnson, Tony Mack

Votes: 74

28. The Ghan: Australia's Greatest Train Journey (2018 TV Movie)

180 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

6.8
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The Ghan is an innovative three-hour documentary that takes the viewer on an immersive, visually stunning journey on Australia's most iconic passenger train. In Australia's first 'Slow TV' ... See full summary »

Directors: Adam Kay, Adam Kay, Adam Kay

Votes: 8

29. Closed for Winter (2009)

85 min | Drama

5.4
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Tells the story of a woman's journey to overcome the events of the past and to find a way to move on. It is a story of dark secrets and the power of and celebration of letting go.

Director: James Bogle | Stars: Natalie Imbruglia, Daniel Frederiksen, Deborah Kennedy, Danielle Catanzariti

Votes: 331

30. Ten Empty (2008)

95 min | Drama

5.4
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A disillusioned son's trip home is complicated when ten years of family secrets explode over one weekend.

Director: Anthony Hayes | Stars: Daniel Frederiksen, Lucy Bell, Ethan McIver, Nathan McIver

Votes: 185

31. Who Murdered Carolyn Matthews? (2011 TV Movie)

Documentary, Crime, Mystery

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Stars: Michael Eichner, John Keane, Kaylene Kenyon, Eden Santos

32. Selkie (2000)

88 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.5
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When a teenaged boy learns that his mother has taken a job on a remote island off mainland Australia, he is shattered that he must leave his friends and girlfriend and come with them. But ... See full summary »

Director: Donald Crombie | Stars: Shimon Moore, Chelsea Bruland, Mariana Rego, Elspeth Ballantyne

Votes: 78

33. Highly Strung (2015)

90 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.1
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"Highly Strung" A story of passion...of obsession...and possession A journey into a rarefied world of elusive tones evoked by horsehair on catgut, of investors lured to spend millions on ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Hicks | Star: Scott Hicks

Votes: 51

34. Under Capricorn (1983– )

Not Rated | Drama, History

7.0
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Charles Adair arrives in New South Wales from Ireland, eager to make his fortune. He's tempted into a land scheme by the wealthy Sam Flusky, who hopes that Charles can also help his ... See full summary »

Stars: Lisa Harrow, John Hallam, Peter Cousens, Julia Blake

Votes: 35

35. Sally Marshall Is Not an Alien (1999)

90 min | Drama, Family

5.5
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A young girl obsessed with watching the heavens takes a bet with the bully of the 12 year old set that their oddly acting new neighbors are not aliens from outer space. The bet is her ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Andreacchio | Stars: Helen Neville, Natalie Vansier, Thea Gumbert, Glenn McMillan

Votes: 141

36. Coda (1987 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.3
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A maniac is stalking and killing female students at a university.

Director: Craig Lahiff | Stars: Penny Cook, Arna-Maria Winchester, Liddy Clark, Olivia Hamnett

Votes: 69

37. The Fourth Wish (1976)

107 min | Drama

7.0
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The poignant struggle of a man to grant his terminally ill son three wishes - and the obstacles cast in his way of achieving this goal.

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: John Meillon, Robert Bettles, Michael Craig, Anne Haddy

Votes: 80

38. Tracks of Glory (1992– )

Not Rated | 184 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.9
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Racial barriers are broken in circa-1900 Australia by Major Taylor, who becomes a world-champion bicycle racer.

Stars: Cameron Daddo, Phil Morris, Richard Roxburgh, Nicholas Eadie

Votes: 33

39. Forbidden Lie$ (2007)

Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary, Drama

7.8
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85 Metascore

A dramatized documentary investigating accusations that "Forbidden Love" author Norma Khouri made up her biographical tale of a Muslim friend who was killed for dating a Christian.

Director: Anna Broinowski | Stars: Norma Khouri, Malcolm Knox, Rana Husseini, Caroline Overington

Votes: 565

40. Lucy & D.i.C (2017)

13 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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Director: Jeremy Kelly-Bakker | Stars: Lucy Gransbury, Ethan Marrell

41. My Name Is Gulpilil

Documentary, Biography | Post-production

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Director: Molly Reynolds | Star: David Gulpilil

42. Spank (1999)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

4.9
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Paulie, an Italian man returns to his hometown of Adelaide, Australia after spending three years in a monastery. Upon returning home, he finds his buddies have not grown beyond where they ... See full summary »

Director: Ernie Clark | Stars: Vince Poletto, Victoria Dixon-Whittle, Lucia Mastrantone, Mario Gamma

Votes: 54

43. McLeod's Daughters: The Inside Story (2003 Video)

11 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Posie Graeme-Evans, Andrew Blaxland, Karl Zwicky, Bridie Carter

44. Smokes & Lollies (1976)

25 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

7.7
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First in a Seven Up! (1964) like series examining the lives of three teenage girls in South Australia during the 1970s. A sort of 14Up Australia, the series has spawned three more ... See full summary »

Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Kerry Carlson, Diana Doman, Josie Petersen

Votes: 10

45. Dr. Plonk (2007)

85 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A scientist & inventor in 1907, Dr Plonk, predicts that the world will end in 101 years, unless something is done about it. A comedy in the Charlie Chaplin / Buster Keaton tradition.

Director: Rolf de Heer | Stars: Nigel Martin, Paul Blackwell, Magda Szubanski, Wayne Anthoney

Votes: 433

46. Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts (2007)

Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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55 Metascore

Academy Award®-nominated director Scott Hicks ("Shine") documents an eventful year in the career and personal life of distinguished Western classical composer Philip Glass as he interacts ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Philip Glass, Holly Critchlow, Chuck Close, JoAnne Akalaitis

Votes: 668 | Gross: $0.02M

47. Dope (2004)

90 min | Drama

4.7
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In the sinful city streets life can be tough on the human heart, and in Laura's world now frequented by junkies, dealers, thugs and cops, she knows, just like the rest of them that losing ... See full summary »

Director: James Harkness | Stars: Miranda Bien-Lim, Alison Bramich, Maris J. Caune, Peter Chiverton

Votes: 74

48. The Vanishing Dragon: Meet the Makers (2005 Video)

7 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Ali Carle, Peter Costello, Brenton Dean, Carly Maple

49. Conquering the Continent: The Retracing of John McDouall Stuart's Transcontinental Expedition (1992 Video)

62 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

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Star: Kelvin Hogarth

50. World Safari (1977)

121 min | Documentary, Adventure

8.3
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Director: Alby Mangels | Stars: John Field, Alby Mangels

Votes: 35



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