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Road to Tokyo (2005)

Director: Graham Shirley
Starring: Narrated by, Jack Thompson

Narrated by Jack Thompson "Road to Toyko" is an eyewitness account of an often forgotten episode in history. By late 1944, the worst of World War Two... Read more

Whaledreamers (2007)

6.8/10
Director: Kim Kindersley
Starring: Jack Thompson, (narrated by)

Encouraging mankind to nourish their connection to all living things, musician Julian Lennon co-produced this chronicle of primitive tribes from aroun... Read more

The Western Front Diaries: Winning World War I (2008)

Director: Bill Leimbach
Starring: Jack Thompson, Narrated by

The ANZAC's Western Front campaign had a greater impact than Gallipoli in almost every aspect: five times more soldiers served and were killed there,... Read more

My Name Is Gulpilil (2021)

7/10
Starring: David Gulpilil, Jack Thompson

Early in 2017, Gulpilil was diagnosed with lung cancer. His doctors estimated six months for him but David, being David, was always likely to defy the... Read more

High Ground (2020)

6.5/10
Director: Stephen Johnson
Starring: Simon Baker, Jack Thompson, Ryan Corr

In a bid to save the last of his family, Gutjuk, a young Aboriginal man, teams up with ex-soldier Travis to track down Baywara, the most dangerous war... Read more

Ground Zero (1987)

6.6/10
Director: Michael Pattinson
Starring: Colin Friels, Jack Thompson, Donald Pleasence

Colin Friels stars as a cinematographer who unwittingly becomes involved in political intrigue when he searches for the truth about the death of his f... Read more

The Sum Of Us (1994)

7.4/10
Director: Geoff Burton, Kevin Dowling
Starring: Jack Thompson, Russell Crowe, John Polson

Ferry driver and widower Jack Thompson lives with his son Russell Crowe. Both are looking for a long-term partner. Dad for a woman - son for a man. in... Read more

Sunday Too Far Away (1975)

7.1/10
Director: Ken Hannam
Starring: Reg Lye, Max Cullen, Jack Thompson

This breakthrough historical drama was the first Australian film of the 1970s to gain international acclaim, paving the way for the success of movies... Read more

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)

6.6/10
Director: Clint Eastwood
Starring: Kevin Spacey, John Cusack, Jack Thompson

A New York magazine writer (John Cusack) is sent to picturesque Savannah, Georgia, to cover a lavish party hosted by local antiques merchant Jim Willi... Read more

Man-Thing (2004)

4/10
Director: Brett Leonard
Starring: Rachael Taylor, Matthew Le Nevez, Jack Thompson

When nature fights back! Investigating a string of bizarre killings, the new Sheriff of Bywater Kyle Williams (Matt Le Nevez), begins to suspect that... Read more

Original Sin (2000)

7.4/10
Director: Michael Cristofer
Starring: Antonio Banderas, Angelina Jolie, Thomas Jane, Jack Thompson

Ninteenth-century Cuban coffee plantation owner Antonio Banderas is surprised when the plain mail-order bride he sends for from the US turns out to be... Read more

Flight of the Albatross (1996)

5.5/10
Director: Werner Meyer
Starring: Julia Brendler, Taungaroa Emile, Jack Thompson, Pete Smith

Sarah comes to New Zealand from Germany to visit with her research scientist mother on a remote island, though her mother doesn't seem all that excite... Read more

The Man From Snowy River/The Man From Snowy River II (1981)

Director: George Miller (II)
Starring: Jack Thompson, Kirk Douglas, Sigrid Thornton, Tom Burlinson

I. A thrilling adventure story set in the Australian frontier of the 1880's, starring Kirk Douglas in a dual role, and highlighted by a climactic chas... Read more

The Man From Snowy River (1981)

7.3/10
Director: George Miller (II)
Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jack Thompson, Tom Burlinson, Sigrid Thornton

A thrilling adventure story set in the Australian frontier of the 1880's, starring Kirk Douglas in a dual role, and highlighted by a climactic chase i... Read more

The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years (1996)

6.4/10
Director: Kevin James Dobson
Starring: Richard Chamberlain, Amanda Donohoe, Maximilian Schell, Jack Thompson

This follow-up to the miniseries 'The Thorn Birds' (based on the best-selling novel by Colleen McCullough) tells the tale of a period during World War... Read more

Waterfront (1983)

5.2/10
Director: Chris Thompson
Starring: Jack Thompson, Greta Scacchi, Warren Mitchell, Noni Hazlehurst

Begins in one of the watershed years of this century, 1928. There is the spectre of the Great Depression, increasingly rancorous class divisions, indu... Read more

Breaker Morant (1980)

7.9/10
Director: Bruce Beresford
Starring: Bryan Brown, Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, Lewis Fitz-Gerald

The film that brought world acclaim for Edward Woodward, tells the true story of Lieutenant Harry 'Breaker' Morant in the Boer War in South Africa, 19... Read more

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)

7.4/10
Director: Fred Schepisi
Starring: Tommy Lewis, Angela Punch McGregor, Jack Thompson, Freddy Reynolds

Jimmie (Tommy Lewis), an Aborigine man of mixed racial heritage, faces prejudice and abuse in 19th-century Australia while performing the lowliest men... Read more

Breaker Morant (Blu-ray) (1980)

7.8/10
Director: Bruce Beresford
Starring: Bryan Brown, Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, Lewis Fitz-Gerald

The film that brought world acclaim for Edward Woodward, tells the true story of Lieutenant Harry 'Breaker' Morant in the Boer War in South Africa, 19... Read more

Gulpilil: One Red Blood (2002)

7.4/10
Director: Darlene Johnson
Starring: David Gulpilil, Rolf de Heer, Jack Thompson, Phillip Noyce

David Gulpilil was the first Aboriginal Australian to appear as an actor in a film, Nicholas Roeg's 'Walkabout' in 1971, and since then he has become... Read more

Libido (1973)

6.2/10
Director: Fred Schepisi, Tim Burstall, John B Murray, David Baker
Starring: Jack Thompson, Judy Morris, Robyn Nevin, Arthur Dignam, Max Gillies

From acclaimed directors Fred Schepisi ("The Devil's Playground"), Tim Burstall ("Alvin Purple"), John B. Murray ("The Naked Bunyip") and David Baker... Read more

Mad Dog Morgan (1976)

6.1/10
Director: Philippe Mora
Starring: David Gulpilil, Dennis Hopper, Jack Thompson, Frank Thring, Michael Pate

Dennis Hopper plays 'Mad Dog' Morgan - an outlaw who is wanted at any price, dead or alive. "Mad Dog" is set against the tumultous Gold Rush era of Au... Read more

Excess Baggage (1997)

5.3/10
Director: Marco Brambilla
Starring: Alicia Silverstone, Benicio Del Toro, Christopher Walken, Jack Thompson, Nichola...

Alicia Silverstone plays a poor little rich girl who'll do anything to get her father's attention, so she stages her own kidnapping, only to find hers... Read more

The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)

7/10
Director: Niels Mueller
Starring: Sean Penn, Don Cheadle, Naomi Watts, Jack Thompson, Michael Wincott, Mykelti Wil...

In 1974 Sam Bicke (Sean Penn) is an office supply salesman whose life is falling apart. His wife (Naomi Watts) has left and his job is going nowhere.... Read more

Oyster Farmer (2005)

6.6/10
Director: Anna Reeves
Starring: Alex O'Lachlan, Kerry Armstrong, David Field, Jim Norton, Diana Glenn, Jack Thom...

After hearing his sister has had a bad car accident, Jack Flange moves from Sydney to the small oyster-farming community where she lives to look after... Read more

Wake in Fright (1971)

7.7/10
Director: Ted Kotcheff
Starring: Gary Bond, Donald Pleasence, Chips Rafferty, Sylvia Kay, Jack Thompson, John Mei...

A naive young teacher finds himself in a remote outback school where the 'pupils' are more interested in killing kangaroos and sexual experimentation... Read more

Ruben Guthrie (2015)

5.8/10
Director: Brendan Cowell
Starring: Patrick Brammall, Abbey Lee, Alex Dimitriades, Jack Thompson, Robyn Nevin, Brent...

Life is good for ad man Ruben Guthrie. He leads a party boy lifestyle, has a model fiancée and lives in a house on the water. He's at the top of his g... Read more

Australia (2008)

6.6/10
Director: Baz Luhrmann
Starring: Bryan Brown, David Gulpilil, David Wenham, Hugh Jackman, Jack Thompson, Nicole K...

Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman join forces with visionary director Baz Luhrmann in "Australia", an epic and romantic action adventure set on the brink... Read more

Australia ( Blu-ray ) (2008)

6.6/10
Director: Baz Luhrmann
Starring: Bryan Brown, David Gulpilil, David Wenham, Hugh Jackman, Jack Thompson, Nicole K...

Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman join forces with visionary director Baz Luhrmann in "Australia", an epic and romantic action adventure set on the brink... Read more

Flesh and Blood (1985)

5/10
Director: Paul Verhoeven
Starring: Jack Thompson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rutger Hauer, Susan Tyrrell, Tom Burlinson,...

Given a big budget for the first time, Dutch director Paul Verhoeven weaves a colourful, erotic and gritty story of a rag-tag group of mercenary soldi... Read more

Ten Empty (2007)

5.3/10
Director: Anthony Hayes
Starring: Daniel Frederiksen, Geoff Morrell, Lucy Bell, Tom Budge, Brendan Cowell, Blazey...

When his mother died tragically after a protracted mental illness, Daniel left home; now ten years later he is returning to his father's house to be G... Read more

The Magic Pudding (2000)

5.9/10
Director: Anon
Starring: Sam Neill, Geoffrey Rush, Hugo Weaving, Jack Thompson, Toni Collette, Voices Of,...

From the classic novel by Norman Lindsay comes this fully animated adventure for the whole family. Meet Albert, the magic pudding, Bunyip Bluegum, a s... Read more

Great Aussie Icons - Graham Kennedy in... The Club (1980) / Travelling North (1987)

Director: Bruce Beresford, Carl Schultz
Starring: Graham Kennedy, Jack Thompson, Henri Szeps, Frank Wilson, Harold Hopkins, John H...

Long hailed as the 'King of Australian Television' Graham Kennedy also had a stellar career in film including these David Williamson-scripted classics... Read more

Rod Taylor: Pulling No Punches (2016)

8.3/10
Starring: Rod Taylor, Maggie Smith, Angela Lansbury, Tippi Hedren, Baz Luhrmann, Bryan Bro...

The late Australian actor Rod Taylor, whose most recent role is in Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds, was a versatile and popular leading man,... Read more

A Woman Called Golda (1982)

7.9/10
Director: Alan Gibson
Starring: Anne Jackson, Ingrid Bergman, Jack Thompson, Judy Davis, Leonard Nimoy, Ned Beat...

Originally conceived as a mini-series, this film is the story of the Russian-born, Wisconsin-raised woman who rose to become Israel's prime minister i... Read more

The Good German (2006)

6.1/10
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Starring: George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, Tobey Maguire, Beau Bridges, Tony Curran, Leland...

Soderbergh's ode to the 1940s' post-war noir was shot authentically on equipment used at the time, and is based on the best-selling novel by Joseph Ka... Read more

December Boys (2007)

6.6/10
Director: Rod Hardy
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Lee Cormie, Christian Byers, James Fraser, Jack Thompson, Tere...

Daniel Radcliffe proves he's not just a boy wizard in this coming-of-age film about best friends from an orphanage spending summer by the sea. Against... Read more

Burke and Wills (1985)

Director: Graeme Clifford
Starring: Chris Haywood, Drew Forsythe, Greta Scacchi, Jack Thompson, Nigel Havers, Ralph...

Burke & Wills is a 1985 Australian adventure film directed by Graeme Clifford, starring Jack Thompson and Nigel Havers. The film is based on the true... Read more

Devil's Playground (2014)

7.7/10
Director: Rachel Ward
Starring: Simon Burke, Don Hany, John Noble, Andrew McFarlane, Anna Lise Phillips, Toni Co...

Deals with the issue of crimes committed by Australian Catholic clergy. Read more

Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (Blu-ray) (2002)

6.6/10
Director: George Lucas
Starring: Hayden Christensen, Samuel L Jackson, Christopher Lee, Ian McDiarmid, Ewan McGre...

Ten years after "The Phantom Menace" Jedi Knight Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) and student Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) investigate an attem... Read more

Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)

6.6/10
Director: George Lucas
Starring: Hayden Christensen, Samuel L Jackson, Christopher Lee, Ian McDiarmid, Ewan McGre...

Ten years after "The Phantom Menace" Jedi Knight Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) and student Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) investigate an attem... Read more

Bad Blood (1981)

6.6/10
Director: Mike Newell
Starring: Carol Burns, Dennis Lill, Jack Thompson, Donna Akersten, Martyn Sanderson, Marsh...

Jack Thompson gives a heartfelt and extraordinarily compelling performance as Stan Graham, a tragic and notorious West Coast figure who was pushed ove... Read more

Mystery Road (2013)

6.5/10
Director: Ivan Sen
Starring: Bruce Spence, David Field, Hugo Weaving, Jack Thompson, Tony Barry, Zoe Carides,...

Indigenous cowboy detective Jay Swan (Aaron Pedersen) returns to his outback home town to solve the murder of a teenage girl, whose body is found unde... Read more

Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! (2008)

7.7/10
Director: Mark Hartley
Starring: Barry Crocker, Barry Humphries, Dennis Hopper, George Lazenby, Gregory Harrison,...

Celebrating a time when Australian cinema got its gear off and showed the world a full-frontal explosion of sex, violence, horror and pedal-to-the-met... Read more