International Cinema : Can you list me some good Australian movies?

Can you list me some good Australian movies?

I wanna give some Australian cinema a go, and so far i cannot name many Australian movies that i have seen so far, but here are some

Romper Stomper (has an early Russel Crowe in)
Reef (that was not bad actually)
Chopper (sorry..but i could not get into this)
Daybreakers (a very good movie, but i understand that this might not be a true Australian movie)

Once were Warriors (Im aware that this is a Kiwi movie)
30 Days of Night (Im aware this is a kiwi movie aswell and might not be a true one and that either)

Re: Can you list me some good Australian movies?

I suggest "Walkabout"

"Darkness and cold will enfold my weary soul".

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Agreed. Walkabout is fantastic.

For some strange reason a movie called 'Love Serenade' stuck with me for a long time.





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I love Picnic at Hanging Rock, but it won't be for you if you don't lime slow movies.
I also love 2:37 (2006)

If you like something more commercial en there is Australia with Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman, but I din't like it very much.

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Mad Max 1 and 2 - still hold up. Some love the third one but I dont rate it
The Boys - frightening film really.
The Interview
The Castle (might be 'too' Australian)
Newsfront - maybe not if you're American
Animal Kingdom
Gallipoli - unless you're English!
Two Hands - great soundtrack too
Dogs In Space - not everyone's cup of tea, but I enjoy it

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Bad Boy Bubby
The 25th Reich
100 Bloody Acres
Satellite Boy
Any Questions For Ben?
A Man's Gotta Do
The Tunnel
Red Dog
Road Kill
Broken Sun
Beneath Hill 60
Animal Kingdom

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Sunday too far away (1975)
The Cars that ate Paris (1974)
The Getting of Wisdom (1978)
Samson and Deliah (2009)

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If you happen to live in Brisbane, there's a new independent Australian sci-fi/comedy feature film premiering this Friday night, the 7th of November, at the Palace Barracks Cinemas that might interest you.
Here's a link to the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMzbKl2ZvQM
And here's where you go to get tickets: https://www.stickytickets.com.au/20412


artspear.com - just throwing it out there

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The finest Australian film I know is "Japanese Story", a deeply moving experience.

Tomorrow, When the War Began

Aussies get invaded, and fight back:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KaX0F8GojI


Excerpt: young kids watch helplessly as their defense forces are exterminated

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjCxqftHSc4

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Mary and Max

A personal favorite of mine.

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I agree about "Walkabout" and "Picnic at Hanging Rock". Also, "The Last Wave" and a movie called "Wake in Fright" are definitely worth seeing.

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Since i made this thread, i have seen both Wolf Creek and The Babadook, both australian movies and both are good actually.

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Here's a few that disappointingly haven't been mentioned,

Danny Deckchair (2003) IMDb rating 6.8, ideal for a cheerup
Young Einstein (1988) rated only 5.0, music's great
The Bootmen (2000) rated 6.2 - not as good as Strictly Ballroom

Holy smokes... 99 channels and there's nothing on! - The Kid (2000)

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Breaker Morant
Starstruck (1982)
They're A Weird Mob (1966)
Rabbit Proof Fence
Snapshot

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I really liked Lake Mungo
and Lost Things. It's just bizarre, but doesn't have high ratings.
Also Picnic at Hanging Rock which has been mentioned.

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Razorback
Wake In Fright
Body Melt (1993)

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I haven't seen anyone mention The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994). Just saw it last week. Someone did already post Bad Boy Bubby. Both movies can be seen as acquired tastes, particularly the latter.

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Proof (1991), directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse and starring Hugo Weaving and Russell Crowe.



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