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Australian Film

Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! Here we have collected all things ocker, be they movies or television. You'll find Nicole Kidman rubbing shoulders with Norman Gunston, and Judy Davis with Yahoo Serious. There's Crocodile Dundee, Barry McKenzie, Mad Max, and Kath and Kim. Drama, comedy, romance and thrillers, if it's got Bryan Brown or Jack Thompson in it, chances are this is where you'll find it! Right: Dame Edna Everidge.

The Picture Show Man (1977)

6.8/10
Director: John Power
Starring: Rod Taylor, John Meillon, John Ewart

The Picture Show Man is a lively, warm and witty comedy that chronicles the adventures of Lyle Penn, a traveling showman in 1920s Australia who brough... Read more

The Proposition (2005)

7.4/10
Director: John Hillcoat
Starring: John Hurt, Danny Huston, Guy Pearce, Emily Watson, David Wenham, Ray Winstone

Co-written with Nick Cave and with a searing soundtrack from him, this revisionist outback Western stars Guy Pearce as Charlie Burns a man who must ch... Read more

The Rage in Placid Lake (2003)

7.1/10
Director: Tony McNamara
Starring: Ben Lee, Rose Byrne, Garry McDonald, Miranda Richardson, Nicholas Hammond

Precocious, bohemian teenager Placid Lake finishes high school and decides to do the one thing that will annoy his new age parents the most - go strai... Read more

The Railway Man (2013)

7.1/10
Director: Jonathan Teplitzky
Starring: Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Stellan Skarsgard, Hiroyuki Sanada, Jeremy Irvine, S...

While serving in the Second World War, British Army officer Eric Lomax (Jeremy Irvine) is captured and held prisoner by the Japanese. He is brutally t... Read more

The Rats of Tobruk (1944)

Director: Charles Chauvel
Starring: Peter Finch, Chips Rafferty, Grant Taylor, Pauline Garrick

A.k.a. "The Fighting Rats of Tobruk". Following on the great tradition of "Forty Thousand Horsemen", Charles Chauvel's 1944 cinematic account of the B... Read more

The Return of Captain Invincible (1982)

5.7/10
Director: Philippe Mora
Starring: Alan Arkin, Arthur Dignam, Bill Hunter, Christopher Lee, David Argue, John Bluth...

During World War II, superhero Captain Invincible (Alan Arkin) helped us fight the cause and was called a hero. But soon after, he was labeled a commu... Read more

The Rover (2014)

6.4/10
Director: David Michod
Starring: Guy Pearce, Scoot McNairy, Robert Pattinson

The promise of Australian director David Michôds debut feature, Animal Kingdom, is amply realized in The Rover, a post-apocalyptic road movie of sort... Read more

The Salute of the Jugger ( aka The Blood of Heroes ) (1989)

Director: David Peoples
Starring: Rutger Hauer, Joan Chen, Anna Katarina, Delroy Lindo

A post-holocaust action thriller in which Rutger Hauer, the leader of a band of armour-clad gladiators, decides to challenge the ruling-laws. Read more

The Sapphires (2012)

7.1/10
Director: Wayne Blair
Starring: Deborah Mailman, Chris O'Dowd, Jessica Mauboy, Shari Sebbens, Miranda Tapsell

1968. Four young women from a remote Aboriginal mission, sisters Gail, Julie and Cynthia, together with their cousin Kay, are discovered by Dave, a do... Read more

The Sapphires ( Blu-ray ) (2012)

7.1/10
Director: Wayne Blair
Starring: Deborah Mailman, Chris O'Dowd, Jessica Mauboy, Shari Sebbens, Miranda Tapsell

1968. Four young women from a remote Aboriginal mission, sisters Gail, Julie and Cynthia, together with their cousin Kay, are discovered by Dave, a do... Read more