Movies and TV shows set in new south wales

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in new south wales ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, rough, sexy and captivating films and TV shows about / with family relations, australian, death, society, coming of age, life is a bitch, friendship, catastrophe, gun and mother daughter relationship plots mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres shot in Australia, USA, UK and other countries.
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new south wales movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as new south wales: The Legend of Ben Hall (2017), Jindabyne (2006), Tan Lines (2005), High Tide (1987), The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978), Down Under (2016), The Year My Voice Broke (1987), Lou (2010), The Dish (2000), Around the Block (2013).

List of movies set in new south wales

The Legend of Ben Hall (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Ben Hall is drawn back into bushranging by the reappearance of his old friend John Gilbert. Reforming the gang, they soon become the most wanted men in Australian history.
Plot: revisionist history, australian western, australian
Place: australia, new south wales
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 6.3
 6K
Jindabyne (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Stewart Kane, an Irishman living in the Australian town of Jindabyne, is on a fishing trip in isolated hill country with three other men when they discover the body of a murdered girl in the river. Rather than return to the town immediately, they ...
Style: realistic, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, fishing, police detective, serial killer, countryside, small town, investigation, crimes, couple relations, weekend, law enforcement, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales
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 5.3
 1K
Tan Lines (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Cute teen Midget Hollow wanders through life riding big waves and partying with surfer boys. When Midget's best friend's gay brother Cass arrives on the scene, the two quickly dive head first into a clandestine sea of sexual awakening.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, coming of age, ocean, coming out, brother, homosexuality, gay relationship, self discovery, teenage life, teenage love, young lovers, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales
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 7.0
 791
High Tide (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Story about a backup singer for an Elvis impersonator who re-enters her past when she leaves a tour in a small town and finds her daughter in a mobile home park.
Style: biting, serious, realistic, suspense, touching
Plot: alcohol abuse, surfing, life is a bitch, family problems, social relations, family relations, small town life, down on your luck, small town, redemption, parents and children, social misfits ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, new south wales
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The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The true story of a part aboriginal man who finds the pressure of adapting to white culture intolerable, and as a result snaps in a violent and horrific manner.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, contemplative, epic ...
Plot: australian aboriginal, racism, interracial relations, rage, aborigine, murder, criminal, culture clash, couple relations, social differences, vengeance, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 1900s
Place: australia, new south wales
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 5.8
 795
Down Under (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black comedy set during the aftermath of the Cronulla riots, it is the story of two carloads of hotheads from both sides of the fight destined to collide.
Style: captivating, suspense, rough, exciting, tense ...
Plot: chase, mother daughter relationship, racial slur, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, australian, violence, father daughter relationship, police, tattoo, rapper, threatened with a gun, ethnic slur ...
Place: new south wales, sydney australia
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The Year My Voice Broke (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Coming-of age feature, set in a New South Wales country town in the 1960s, about a 15 year-old boy. It follows his loves and how he copes with life's problems such as death and departure.
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: love triangle, small town, coming of age, friendship, discrimination, first love, family relations, pregnancy, locket, teenage life, bittersweet, small town life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s
Place: australia, new south wales
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 6.5
 325
Lou (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Living in rural New South Wales, working-class single mother Rhia is struggling to evade debt collectors and raise three young daughters. The eldest, and hardened beyond her years, Lou blames Rhia for the departure of her father, who walked out 10 ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, alzheimer's disease, parents and children, mental illness, aging, family in crisis, estrangement, unfulfillment, single mother, family problems, strong female presence, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, new south wales
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 7.1
 15K
The Dish (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The true story of how the Parkes Radio Telescope was used to relay the live television of man's first steps on the moon, during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, factual, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: nasa, moon, space travel, small town, moon landing, outer space, friendship, ambition, hopes, social relations, human spirit, underdog ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969
Place: australia, new south wales
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Around the Block (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young Aboriginal boy is torn between his unexpected love of acting and the disintegration of his family.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, sexual ...
Plot: urban ghetto, youth, idealism, school, dysfunctional family, society, hopes, fall in love, midlife crisis, female director, aborigine, police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, new south wales
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 7.4
 3K
Banished (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: At its heart, Banished is a story of survival. Though it is set in the stark historical reality of the founding of the penal colony in Australia in 1788 after the arrival of the First Fleet, it is not the story of Australia and how it came to be. ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, captivating, epic
Plot: survival, confined, colonialism, life is a bitch, colony, danger, community, prison, moral dilemma, governor, control, brutality ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era
Place: australia, england, new south wales
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Nowhere to Land (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pilot must safely land a 747 on which deadly nerve gas has been planted.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, save the day, airplane, crimes, special agents, deadly, chases and races, law enforcement, heroes, danger, nerve gas, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, year 2000
Place: usa, australia, california, new south wales, sydney australia
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 8.1
 953K
Finding Nemo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting ...
Style: feel good, sweet, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, shark, journey, friends, family, father son relationship, courage, rescue, odd couple, underwater, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pacific ocean, new south wales, australia, sydney australia
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 5.5
 744
Palm Beach (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of lifelong friends reunite to celebrate a special birthday, with Sydney's iconic Palm Beach providing a stunning backdrop for the unfolding drama. The good times roll, with loads of laughter, lavish meals, flowing wine and fantastic ...
Plot: reunion, rock star, beach house, head injury, family secret, birthday party, beach, palm tree, party, nostalgia, family relations, suburbs ...
Place: australia, sydney australia, new south wales
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The Day of the Roses (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 220 min.
TV show
Story: On January 18th, 1977, a crowded commuter train heading for Sydney, came off the track and struck the pillars of an overhead road bridge, crushing part of the train and killing 83 passengers and injuring more than 200 others. This story follows the ...
Plot: train crash, death, train, hospital room, railway station, doctor, train wreck, scotsman, passenger train, redheaded woman, red rose, rose ...
Time: 70s, year 1977
Place: australia, new south wales, sydney australia
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Under Capricorn (1983)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 198 min.
TV show
Story: Australian adaptation of the Helen Simpson novel previously filmed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Plot: governor, aborigine, emancipation, guilt, letter, sea, gold, transportation, ship, servant, period piece, maid ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: south australia, australia, adelaide south australia, new south wales
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 5.8
 413
Night of Fear (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A young girl (Carla Hoogeveen) who has just spent an afternoon playing tennis and making love with a man (Mike Dorsey), gets accidentally run off the road by a truck. Ending up on a dead-end dirt road, her car gets stuck in a ditch, where she starts ...
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: trapped, hunted, boy, male female fight, fetishism, crying, blood, sex outdoors, violent man, trailer, horse riding, taking a shower ...
Time: year 1972, 70s
Place: new south wales
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The Little Convict (1979)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In old New South Wales a new bunch of convicts arrives including the little convict, young Toby Nelson. Consigned to a Government farm they are subjected to the cruelty of Sergeant Billy Langdon and Corporal Weazel Wesley. Toby escapes and flees ...
Plot: jail, boy, escape, rescue, painting, aborigine, punishment, convict, hard labor, falling tree, grandfather granddaughter relationship, corporal ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new south wales
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 5.1
 1K
Ned Kelly (1970)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Unable to support his family in the Australian outback, a man turns to stealing horses in order to make money. He gets more deeply drawn into the outlaw life, and eventually becomes involved in murders. Based on the life of famed 19th-century ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, rough, tense ...
Plot: heroes, manhunt, prison, outlaw, criminal, society, folk hero, deadly, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, ambition, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: australia, ireland, new south wales
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 7.0
 961
Beneath Clouds (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Lena, the light-skinned daughter of an Aboriginal mother and Irish father and Vaughn, a Murri boy doing time in a minimum security prison in North West NSW. Dramatic events throw them together on a journey with no money and no ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere
Plot: racism, prison, coming of age, on the road, young heroes, love and romance, life is a bitch, opposites attract, couples, family relations, mother daughter relationship, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia, new south wales
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Against the Wind (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Mary Mulvane, an 18 year old Irish girl, is transported to New South Wales for seven years for doing little else than protecting her own property. She must endure the horror of transport to Australia, and years of anxiety as a convict. Mary, her ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy
Plot: power relations, state affairs, coming of age, youth, master and servant, politics, society, hopes, love and romance, settlement, human spirit, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s, 1790s, 1800s
Place: australia, ireland, new south wales
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 6.9
 1K
Starstruck (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A new-wave extravaganza in which a young woman wants to become the next big singer with the help of her friends and despite the wishes of her working class family.
Style: feel good, realistic, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, couples, friends, hopes, musician's life, teenage life, showbiz, artists and showbiz, love and romance, ambition, follow your dream, rising to stardom ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia, new south wales
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 6.7
 7K
Somersault (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Australian teenager Heidi is left with little choice but to leave home after she's caught red-handed with her mother's boyfriend. With few options, Heidi ends up in Jindabyne, a tourist community. Upon meeting Joe at a bar, she pursues a ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: self discovery, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, friendship, romance, fall in love, teenager, couple relations, mother daughter relationship, gas station, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales, california
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 6.5
 26K
Ned Kelly (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Crime, History, Romance, Western
Country: Australia, UK, USA, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After getting threatened by Kelly's friends and family, Constable Fitzpatrick places the blame on Ned Kelly and exaggerates what happened. With the biggest ever award available, Kelly and his gang set into the wild, to remain hidden from ...
Style: captivating, sincere, rough, romantic, factual ...
Plot: bank robbery, gang, folk hero, injustice, criminal heroes, irish, wilderness, crime, false accusation, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, rise and fall ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1870s
Place: australia, new south wales, ireland
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My Brilliant Career (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman who is determined to maintain her independence finds herself at odds with her family who wants her to tame her wild side and get married.
Style: uplifting, touching, feel good, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: youth, hopes, fighting the system, romance, love and romance, writer's life, artists and showbiz, society, coming of age, battle of the sexes, babies and infants, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, turn of the century, 1890s, 1900s ...
Place: australia, new south wales, jerusalem
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Mad Dog Morgan (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The true story of Irish outlaw Daniel Morgan, who is wanted, dead or alive, in Australia during the 1850s.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the run, outlaw, criminal, australian western, prison, master criminal, crime, gang, toxic, violence spree, vigilantism ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1850s
Place: australia, new south wales
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Careful, He Might Hear You (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Abandoned by his father after his mother dies, young PS lives in suburban Sydney with his aunt Lila and her husband George. While they lead a modest existence, PS is happy with them. However, his contentment is derailed when Lila's wealthy ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, touching, emotional
Plot: orphan, custody, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, aunt nephew relationship, society, eccentric family, parents and children, working class, chaos and mayhem, human nature, social differences ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 1920s
Place: australia, new south wales, sydney australia
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Bangkok Hilton (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Kat Stanton (Kidman), an Australian woman searching for her father who, whilst travelling back from London to Australia via Thailand, makes friends with Arkie Ragan (Ehlers), a photographer. Kat is tricked into carrying some luggage ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, rough
Plot: prison, heroin, injustice, smuggling, escape, prison life, interracial relations, betrayal, false accusation, life is a bitch, fighting the system, father ...
Time: 80s
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, london, australia ...
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X: Night of Vengeance (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Holly Rowe's retiring, kissing her callgirl life goodbye. She just has to get through her last night on the job. Shay Ryan's a teenage runaway, broke and alone. She just has to get through her first night as a hooker. Then fate throws them ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, woman in danger, on the run, teenage prostitution, crimes, eroticism, survival, murder, teenage girl, corrupt cop, sex, misogynist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, new south wales, sydney australia
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 7.0
 13K
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: feel good, humorous, captivating, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: soul music, music band, family relations, girl group, lifestyle, musician's life, desire for fame, ambition, vietnam war, showbiz, musical tour, goodhearted ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s, 50s ...
Place: saigon, australia, vietnam, new south wales, melbourne australia ...
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