Movies and TV shows set in melbourne

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in melbourne ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, disturbing, psychological, cult film and sexy films and TV shows about / with female nudity, australian, mother son relationship, death, cigarette smoking, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship and teenage girl plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres shot in Australia, UK, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as melbourne: Ride Like a Girl (2019), Lion (2016), Chopper (2000), Children of Glory (2006), Melbourne (2014), Squizzy Taylor (1982), Annie's Coming Out (1984), Snapshot (1979), The Big Steal (1990), Love and Other Catastrophes (1996).

List of movies set in melbourne

Ride Like a Girl (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Michelle Payne, the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup.
Style: uplifting, inspirational, atmospheric, dramatic, realistic ...
Plot: jockey, horse race, horse, horse riding, australian, sport, female protagonist, follow your dream, father daughter relationship, family relations, tragedy, women in society ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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 8.0
 237K
Lion (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, UK, USA, India
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, motivational, dramatic ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: adoption, poverty, survival, loneliness, destiny, childhood, family, brother brother relationship, adopted son, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, courage, little boy ...
Time: 2010s, year 1986, 80s, year 2012, year 2008 ...
Place: india, australia, tasmania, kolkata, melbourne australia
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 7.1
 39K
Chopper (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true and intense story of Mark 'Chopper' Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison.
Style: disturbing, cynical, rough, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: prison, brutality, gangsters, dark humor, convict, crimes, character study, murder, eccentricity, self destructing, judge, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1978, year 1986
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Children of Glory (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Sport, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Children of Glory will commemorate Hungary's heroic Revolution of 1956, and takes place in Budapest and at the Melbourne Olympic Games in October and November of that year. While Soviet tanks were destroying Hungary, the Hungarian water polo ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, rough, emotional ...
Plot: revolution, sport team, politics, human spirit, wartime life, rebellion, resistance, idealism, rebelliousness, political unrest, state affairs, rivalry ...
Time: 50s, year 1956, 20th century
Place: hungary, europe, australia, budapest, melbourne australia ...
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 6.4
 2K
Melbourne (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Amir and Sara are a young couple on their way to Melbourne to continue their studies. However, just a few hours before the departure of their flight, they are unintentionally involved in a tragic event.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: couple relations, family in crisis, life turned upside down, immigration, fear, tragedy, depression, existentialism, couples, down on your luck, suffocation, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, australia, melbourne australia
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 6.1
 112
Squizzy Taylor (1982)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This Australian crime drama chronicles the life of notorious, keen witted, acid tongued 1920s Melbourne gangster Squizzy Taylor.
Plot: blond, visit, death of protagonist, short man, gangsters, tragedy, riding a bicycle, male protagonist, accountant, murder victim, blonde, teenage girl ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s
Place: melbourne australia, australia
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Annie's Coming Out (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It tells the story of a young female social worker who begins work at a hospital for retarded children, and discovers that some of the psychological problems attributed to these children are incorrectly diagnosed. Proving this to be the case is ...
Plot: disability, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, rain, father daughter relationship, nurse, assassination attempt, visit, lawyer, countdown, young couple, dog ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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 5.2
 570
Snapshot (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Angela is a young hairdresser thrown out of home by her puritantical mother after too many nights out. She quickly falls in with the modeling crowd and does some modeling work herself, while it seems she is being stalked by a mysterious figure ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, ambiguous ending, psychological, cult film
Plot: photographer, model, murder, modeling, advertising, gay, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, sex scene, jealousy, fire, stalking ...
Place: melbourne australia
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The Big Steal (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Danny wants two things in life more than anything else, one is a Jaguar and the other is Joanna Johnson. After Danny is conned into trading his Nissan Cedric for a 1973 Jaguar, he plots to win Joanna and get revenge against the sleazy car dealer ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, stopped by police, lie, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, dog, party, bicycle, blonde, high school ...
Place: melbourne australia, australia
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Love and Other Catastrophes (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A day in the life of two film-school students trying to find love and another house-mate.
Style: melancholic, satirical, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, university, love triangle, college, lifestyle, college life, fall in love, youth, couple relations, sexual relations, lgbtq, lgbt ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, melbourne australia, australia
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 6.5
 4K
Head On (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Nineteen-year-old Ari confronts both his sexuality and his Greek family. Ari despises his once-beloved parents, former radical activists, for having entombed themselves in insular tradition. Ari is obsessed with gay sex, although he does make an ...
Style: sexy, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, rough, sad ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay interest, drug abuse, violence, bdsm, lgbtq, brutality, sexuality, nudity (full frontal - brief), drugs, homosexuality ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, tokyo
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The Getting of Wisdom (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Getting of Wisdom is based on the 1910 novel by Henry Handel Richardson (born Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson). Her novel is thought to be an account of her own schooldays at the Presbyterian Ladies College in Melbourne. The film is about a ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: boarding school, lgbt, couples, injustice, family relations, power relations, friends, social misfits, love and romance, youth, misfit, lifestyle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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 7.0
 163
Father (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: On a TV tabloid show, Iya Zetnick exposes Joe Mueller as the Nazi war criminal who killed her family. Mueller is arrested, but prevails in a trial. Zetnick breaks into his house, and kills herself in front of his family. His daughter, who had stood ...
Style: suspense, biting, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, immigrants, courtroom drama, homecoming, family life, parents and children, haunted by the past, hotel, genocide, battles, family relations, injustice ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Gross Misconduct (1993)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Justin Thorne is a liberal arts professor. One of his college students is Jennifer Carter. She seduces Justin, then accuses him of rape. But it turns out that she has an unusual relationship with her father.
Style: erotic, sexy, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: rape, father daughter incest, professor, guilt, woman seduces a man, age difference, false accusation, adultery, sexual fantasy, relationships, father, seduction ...
Time: 50s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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 7.0
 15K
The Sapphires (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when they entertain the US troops in Vietnam as singing group The Sapphires.
Style: humorous, feel good, sweet, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: girl group, vietnam war, friendship, music band, family relations, desire for fame, musician's life, lifestyle, ambition, showbiz, goodhearted, musical tour ...
Time: 60s, 70s, year 1968, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: vietnam, australia, england, saigon, asia ...
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Ms Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
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Story: In swinging 60’s Melbourne, gorgeously reckless Peregrine Fisher inherits a windfall when the famous aunt she never knew goes missing over the highlands of New Guinea. Peregrine must prove herself brilliant enough to become a world class private ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, murder, female protagonist, private detective, heroine, feminism, crimes, riddles and clues, evidence, twists and turns, escapades, mystery ...
Time: 60s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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 7.2
 7K
Proof (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The life of a blind photographer who is looked after by a housekeeper is disrupted by the arrival of an agreeable restaurant worker.
Style: witty, melancholic, serious, sincere, suspense ...
Plot: blind character, obsession, friendship, disability, blind man, photographer, loneliness, character study, blindness, romance, power relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, new york, california, cannes, melbourne australia
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 7.3
 58K
Animal Kingdom (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Following the death of his mother, J finds himself living with his estranged family, under the watchful eye of his doting grandmother, Smurf, mother to the Cody boys. J quickly comes to believe that he is a player in this world. But, as he soon ...
Style: tense, disturbing, bleak, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, organized crime, mafia, interrogation, violence, complex characters, justice, investigation, character study, vengeance, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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The Devil's Playground (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A powerful drama relating the intimate aspect of teenage boys and their priest/educators behind the walls of a religious institution where rigid discipline backfires natural feelings are deemed unnatural acts and human lives are controlled in the ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, altar boy, adolescence, gay, youth, celibacy, lgbt, boy, catholic school, sensuality, child ...
Time: 50s, 70s, year 1953
Place: melbourne australia, australia
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 7.1
 3K
Malcolm (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Malcolm is a chronically shy mechanical genius, who has just been fired for building his own tram. He gets Frank, who has just been released from jail, to move in to help pay the bills. Malcolm, with Franks help, turns to a life of crime. Malcolm ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: autism, unemployment, crimes, remote control, heist, bank, gadget, genius, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, lisbon portugal
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 6.4
 28K
Son of a Gun (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old JR quickly learns the harsh realities of prison life. Protection, if you can get it, is paramount. JR soon finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia's most notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch, but ...
Style: tense, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, heist, prison life, robbery, crimes, twists and turns, betrayal, prison escape, gangsters, gunfight, love story, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Loving Annabelle (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of ...
Style: erotic, touching, emotional, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, forbidden love, school, lesbian romance, older woman younger woman relationship, love affair, teachers and students, teenage life, love and romance, lesbian love, lesbianism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: melbourne australia, australia
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 5.8
 110
Pure Shit (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four young heroin addicts scour the streets of Melbourne in search of some good-quality narcotics – or as they call it, 'pure shit’. In the space of 48 hours, a friend dies of an overdose, they are ripped off by criminals and arrested and ...
Plot: drug addiction, improv, drug abuse, heroin, pinball machine
Place: melbourne australia
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 4.9
 212
Redball (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Redball is a 1999 Australian film. Two detectives are assigned to solve a series of grisly murders of children. However, when their investigation leads them towards someone in their own squad room as the killer, the female detective edges on a ...
Plot: serial killer, nypd, police, death, child murder, police officer, policewoman, female nudity, rape, police corruption, brutality, investigation ...
Place: melbourne australia
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 6.3
 132
Mallboy (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Story: A boy climbs an unsteady path to adulthood under difficult circumstances in this drama from Australia. Shaun (Kane McNay) is a teenager growing up in a run-down suburb of Melbourne. His father Sam (Brett Swain) is in prison, while his mother Jenny ...
Plot: suburbs, family relations, father son relationship, dancing, male female relationship, brother sister relationship, sister sister relationship, shopping mall, father son estrangement, teen angst, dancer, slacker ...
Place: melbourne australia
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 6.1
 118
Only the Brave (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Alex is in love with her best friend, Vicki, her mother has dissapeared and she sets fire to things in her spare time. Vicki comes from an abusive home and wants Alex to run away with her. Alex is a bit of a nerd and a teachers pet, so takes ...
Style: sad, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: lgbt, coming of age, incest, erotica, friendship, sexual abuse, drug abuse, self discovery, teachers and students, love and romance, gender, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, melbourne australia
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 5.8
 185
Stork (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Stork is a gangly young man, a virgin with an overactive imagination who thinks he’s a revolutionary. Bored with a design job at General Motors Holden in Melbourne, he drops out and moves into a share house with his mate Westy. He daydreams his ...
Style: sex comedy, cult film
Plot: exploitation, revolutionary, virgin, boredom, farce, wedding, female nudity, imagination, shower
Place: melbourne australia, australia
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 4.3
 164
Innuendo (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, Finland, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tuuli grows up in an oppressively religious and abusive family in Finland. To escape from the shadow of her angelic twin sister she travels to Melbourne, Australia. Curious of sexuality, she becomes a nude model for art classes. Her innocent surface ...
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: murder, identical twins, chainsaw, religion, australian, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, female nudity, nude model, posing nude
Place: melbourne australia, finland
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The Mystery of a Hansom Cab (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Melbourne, 1886. Two gentlemen climb into a hansom cab late one murky night. One man climbs out, the other travels on to St Kilda. On arrival, the driver finds the second man dead; murdered. The ‘high-society’ killing sends shockwaves through ...
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: murder, investigation, secret, murder mystery, doctor, murder investigation, mystery, crime solving, sleuth, crime investigation, uncover truth, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: melbourne australia, australia
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