With Film Australia (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich community escape a horde of bandits.
Votes: 156,506 | Gross: $12.47M
2. Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 119,419 | Gross: $36.20M
3. Quigley Down Under (1990)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 18,115 | Gross: $21.41M
4. The Russia House (1990)
R | 123 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
An expatriate British publisher unexpectedly finds himself working for British intelligence to investigate people in Russia.
Votes: 13,440 | Gross: $23.00M
6. The Girl from Tomorrow (1991–1992)
23 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Alana, a teenage girl from the year 3000, finds herself trapped in 1990 with a criminal from the year 2500. Alone, and confused, she befriends a spirited girl named Jenny Kelly. Together ... See full summary »
7. Japanese Story (2003)
R | 110 min | Drama, Romance
Against the background of an Australian desert, Sandy, a geologist, and Hiromitsu, a Japanese businessman, play out a story of human inconsequence in the face of the blistering universe. ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,060 | Gross: $0.65M
8. The Return of Captain Invincible (1983)
PG | 90 min | Musical, Fantasy, Comedy
In World War II, Captain Invincible used his superpowers against the Nazis, and he was a hero. But when they accused him of supporting the Communists, he retired to Australia. Now, after a ... See full summary »
10. Fatal Bond (1991)
R | 89 min | Drama, Thriller
A restless hairdresser takes up with a man (Joe Martinez) she knows is wanted by the police. It is only when she realizes that he may be a serial killer, that she starts questioning the relationship.
11. The Far Country (1988 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
Two people from different backgrounds escaping their own past and finding a new life in post World War 2 Australia, can their pasts be left behind? Can the war be forgotten?
12. Freedom (1982)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama
Ron, a young man in his late teens or early 20s, but emotionally younger, has no visible, employable assets, yet rails at his status in life -- blaming everyone for the fact that his dreams are not coming true.
13. Escape from Jupiter (1994– )
30 min | Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Some point in the not too distant future, a mining/research colony is set up one of Jupiter's moons, Io. All's ok, until a major earthquake (or what ever the Io equivalent is) destroys the ... See full summary »
16. A Test of Love (1984)
PG | 96 min | Drama
In the 1970s, Jessica Hathaway (Angela Punch McGregor) joins the staff of Brentwood Hospital, a government facility for handicapped children in Melbourne, Australia. One of her patients is ... See full summary »
19. Raging Planet (1997– )
60 min | Documentary
Take a thrilling ride right into the heart of the planet's most amazing forces - revealing the speed of a twister, the power of a hurricane, the lethal force of a lightning bolt, the ... See full summary »
20. Who Killed Dr Bogle and Mrs Chandler (2006 TV Movie)
When the half naked bodies of physicist, Doctor Gilbert Bogle, and his lover, Mrs Margaret Chandler, were found in bizarre circumstances on a Sydney riverbank in 1963, it set into play an unprecedented forensic investigation.
21. Cane Toads: An Unnatural History (1988)
47 min | Documentary, Comedy
A documentary detailing the spread of Hawaiian sugar-cane toads through Australia in a botched effort to introduce them as counter pests.
22. Solarmax (2000)
38 min | Short, Documentary
Solarmax is a 40-minute giant-screen documentary that tells the story of humankind's struggle to understand the sun. The film will take audiences on an incredible voyage from pre-history to... See full summary »
23. Dot and the Whale (1986)
75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Young girl Dot and her friend Nelson the dolphin find Tonga, a beached whale who lost her family in whalers attack and wants to die. Dot believes that Moby Dick could convince Tonga to live, so Nelson takes Dot to Antarctica to find him.
24. A Wire Through the Heart (2007 TV Movie)
55 min | Documentary
The incredible story of the struggle to cross a vast continent and build the telegraph line that would bring Australia to the world and the world to Australia.
25. Fantasy (1992)
A dark romantic thriller exploring the twin worlds of dependence and possession When leading psychiatrist and man about town Dr Thomas Bowman started to treat the beautiful but disturbed ... See full synopsis »
27. Bush Mechanics (1998–2001)
30 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy
This off-beat series follows the exploits of the Bush Mechanics, a group of engaging Aboriginal characters, as they travel through central Australia.
28. Rough Diamonds (1995)
90 min | Comedy, Crime, Music
In Queensland's outback, a single mother from Brisbane, who's tired of her old life as a singer, bonds with a handsome truck driver, who can also sing but would rather be a cattle breeder, over their love for country music.
29. Fourteen's Good, Eighteen's Better (1981)
47 min | Documentary
Profile on three young Adelaide women. Diana, Kerry and Josie are now 18 years old, and continue to have open and frank discussions about their lives.
32. In the Realm of the Hackers (2003)
55 min | Documentary
In the late 1980s two Melbourne teenage computer hackers known as Electron and Phoenix stole a restricted computer security list called 'Zardoz' and used it to break into some of the ... See full summary »
33. The Camel Boy (1984)
72 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Young Ali and his camel-driver grandfather Moussa take part in an expedition through the Australian Outback. Faced with prejudice, Moussa's knowledge and the hardiness of his camels in the ... See full summary »
34. The Safe House (2006)
26 min | Animation, Short
It's the summer of 1954 and seven-year-old Lee Whitmore and her friends are drifting through the holidays, exploring their quiet suburban neighbourhood where nothing ever seems to happen... until the day mysterious strangers move in with the old lady next door. No one explains the odd comings and goings, the big black cars, the men in suits and hats, the overheard snippets of conversation, but ... See full summary »
Director: Lee Whitmore
40. New South Wales Images (1979 TV Movie)
55 min | Documentary
What is New South Wales like, what type of people live there? The documentary attempts to answer this by showing a diverse range of its inhabitants from the Premier, Mr. Neville Wran, through various occupations.
41. Hospitals Don't Burn Down (1978)
24 min | Short
A fire breaks out in a multi-story hospital in the middle of the night and a male nurse and a nursing sister save many lives during a fire in a major hospital.
44. The Last Crop (1990 TV Movie)
55 min | Drama, Comedy
Ann cleans for a living. She shares everything she has with her two moody children and her equally erratic neighbours but she also shares everything her rich and constantly out-of-town ... See full summary »
45. Let the Balloon Go (1976)
G | 92 min | Drama, Family
While his brother is fighting in WWI, a small independent Australian boy who lives in the countryside with his overbearing mother and pet dog and who must wear a leg brace decides to overcome his handicap no matter what.
52 min | Documentary
By 2010, forty per cent of the world's coral reefs may be dead. By 2030, half of the Great Barrier Reef may be gone. Muddy Waters journeys to the sugarcane plantations of north Queensland ... See full summary »
Director: Sally Ingleton