Movies and TV shows set in melbourne australia

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in melbourne australia ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense and weird films and TV shows about / with death, australian, family relations, murder, cigarette smoking, nudity (full frontal - brief), police, female nudity, crimes and police officer plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in Australia, UK, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as melbourne australia: West of Sunshine (2017), Darkfall Resurrection (2013), Animal Kingdom (2010), Relic (2020), The Wog Boy (2000), Head On (1998), The Mystery of a Hansom Cab (2012), Death of a Soldier (1986), Phar Lap (1983), Noise (2007).

List of movies set in melbourne australia

West of Sunshine (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A father has less than a day to pay back a debt to a violent loan shark, while looking after his young son.
Style: suspense, unusual plot structure, psychological, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: husband wife relationship, family conflict, father son relationship, family relations, husband wife conflict, friendship, drug deal, thief, drugs, drug dealer, violence, fight ...
Place: melbourne australia
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Darkfall Resurrection (2013)
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Anonymous Set in outer space, on the planet Akoh, The elder Zeav Keela tells his last story to a group of students. Recalling his younger years, Zeav and Alexandra are madly in love and plan to elope. Alex's father Jake is a Professor of ...
Style: gothic, romantic, suspenseful, touching, psychological ...
Plot: female vampire, space wars, spacecraft, love, australian, planet, vampire, attack, goth, galaxy, survival, immortal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: 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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 6.0
 27K
Relic (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, China
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Edna, the elderly and widowed matriarch of the family, goes missing, her daughter Kay and granddaughter Sam travel to their remote family home to find her. Soon after her return, they start to discover a sinister presence haunting the house and ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, slasher, scary ...
Plot: dementia, mother daughter relationship, missing person, grandmother, mother, old man, haunted house, family relations, anxiety, paranoia, granddaughter, search party ...
Place: melbourne australia
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 5.7
 2K
The Wog Boy (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Steve liked Celia from the moment they met. But following a clash with her boss, Raelene Beagle-Thorpe, Minister for Employment, he finds himself on national television branded as Australia's biggest dole bludger. Now Steve has to prove to ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: friendship, unemployment, working class, friends, social differences, love and romance, fighting the system, father son relationship, male female relationship, identity, misfit, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, melbourne 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 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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Death of a Soldier (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a true story, James Coburn portrays a military lawyer assigned to defend a confessed psychotic killer. Set in the context of WWII and the uneasy US-Australian military alliance. The accused killer claims to have killed 3 women in order to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: serial killer, world war two, true crime, crimes, murder, soldier, diplomacy, court, psychopath, mentally unstable, law enforcement, military ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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 7.2
 2K
Phar Lap (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Phar Lap, the big bold chestnut reigned as the king of the turf in the depression that gripped Australia of the 1930s. From his humble beginnings the New Zealand bred horse raced on to become the hero of a nation.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: horse, horse race, sport, racehorse, attempted murder, equestrian, great depression, greed, gambling, friendship, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: melbourne australia, mexico, latin america, sydney australia, australia
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 6.6
 3K
Noise (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The community reels after an incident on a suburban train. A young cop, beset with doubt and afflicted with tinnitus, is pitched into the chaos that follows this tragic event. He struggles to clear the noises in his head while all around him deal ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, law enforcement, police investigation, policewoman, chaos, chaos and mayhem, suburbs, suburban life, paranoia, secret, husband wife relationship, christmas ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne 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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 6.6
 7K
Road Games (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A truck driver plays a cat-and-mouse game with a mysterious serial killer who uses a young female hitchhiker as bait to lure victims on a desolate Australian highway.
Style: slasher, suspense, road movie, psychotronic, macabre ...
Plot: truck, serial killer, murder, on the road, hitchhiking, suspicion, australian outback, strangulation, framed for murder, paranoia, highway, van ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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 4.6
 2K
Macbeth (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Macbeth, loyal to his crime boss, Duncan, is told by witches that he will one day take over. Driven by their prophecy, he and his wife plot to kill Duncan, and takes the leadership of the gang for himself. Maintaining his power will require more ...
Style: serious, stylized, clever, mind bending, realistic
Plot: crimes, betrayal, murder, gang, haunted by the past, vengeance, social decay, rise and fall, rivalry, drug dealing, dishonesty, tragic hero ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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The Sex Therapist (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Alvin is your average guy, except for the fact women find him irresistible and chase him everywhere. He tries to avoid them and get psychiatric help but gets used by the psychiatrists as a gigolo to treat other patients instead.
Style: sex comedy, interesting
Plot: exploitation, psychiatrist, erotica, sex therapy, patient, car chase, public speaking, mad woman, sexual blackmail, nudity (full frontal - brief), farce, female nudity ...
Time: 1910s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Jack Irish: Black Tide (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Life's gone pear-shaped for Jack Irish. He's back to takeaway Chinese for one after his girlfriend Linda abandoned him for a career in Sydney, a flashy Brisvegas type is muscling in on the racetrack action, and his cabinet-making still ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, private detective, investigation, missing person, intrigue, mystery, uncover truth, dishonesty, nypd, horse race, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Jack Irish: Bad Debts (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack Irish is a man getting his life back together again. A former criminal lawyer whose world imploded, he now spends his days as a part-time investigator, debt collector, apprentice cabinet maker, punter and sometime lover - the complete man ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: crimes, investigation, private detective, uncover truth, haunted by the past, mystery, nypd, police commissioner, gunfight, debt collector, police corruption, activist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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 6.1
 731
Three Dollars (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Eddie is a principled man, with a wife, a daughter and a mortgage and leads a seemingly stable and happy life as a government land assessor. Yet when the forces of economic and social change threaten this, he realises just how fragile his reality ...
Style: touching, captivating, sentimental, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: family problems, self discovery, couple relations, redemption, couples, hopes, family relations, moral dilemma, love triangle, love, rivalry, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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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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 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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 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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 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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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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 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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 6.7
 3K
Crackerjack (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When dwindling membership and increasing overheads makes a local bowling club and prime candidate for a takeover, it's all hands on deck to save the club, in what turns into an epic battle where young meets old, greed meets good and people rise ...
Style: light, witty, semi serious, humorous, visually appealing ...
Plot: sarcasm, greed, culture clash, crime gone awry, poker, ambition, rivalry, mind game, workplace romance, workplace intrigue, scam, australian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, new jersey, california, england, melbourne australia
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The Hard Word (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three fraternal bank robbers languishing in jail, discover a profitable (if not dodgy) way to spend their time. Crime can most certainly pay, if you "know wot I mean?" However when sex and greed rear-up between the good crims and the bad ...
Style: suspense, stylized, tense, cynical, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, chase, prison, vengeance, lawyer, greed, twists and turns, dishonesty, criminal heroes, cons and scams, family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia, sydney australia, new jersey
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 6.5
 517
Ground Zero (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A second generation cameraman in Australia finds evidence that his father had filmed a nuclear test that allowed aboriginies to be exposed to and killed by radiation. He begins a search for a secret that if true, his government has already killed ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, investigation, aborigine, dead father, murder, politics, conspiracy theory, advertising, contamination, photojournalist, political conspiracy, political corruption ...
Time: 50s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, south australia
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 7.7
 16K
The Castle (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Melbourne family is very happy living near the Melbourne airport. However, they are forced to leave their beloved home (by the Government and airport authorities) to make way for more runways. 'The Castle' is the story of how they fight ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, compassionate, melancholic ...
Plot: justice, australian, family relations, fighting the system, family in crisis, against the odds, family life, single parent, misfit, parents and children, suburbs, airport ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, beirut lebanon, melbourne australia
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 6.8
 1K
Celia (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in mid 1950s Australia, with the fear of communism in the air and the country's farmlands overrun by a plague of rabbits, the film depicts a long hot summer seen through the eyes and over-active imagination of nine year old Celia. Shaken by ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, surreal, tense ...
Plot: coming of age, corporal punishment, girl, folklore, child, nightmare, women, mental disorder, woman with a gun, childhood, suburbs, child protagonist ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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 7.2
 46K
Candy (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A poet falls in love with an art student, who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle -- and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and ...
Style: disturbing, depressing, emotional, romantic, touching ...
Plot: addiction, heroin, drug abuse, junkie, life is a bitch, destructive relationship, drug addiction, drugs, obsession, marriage, lovers, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia, melbourne australia
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 6.2
 103
Moving Out (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Coming-of-age story about an Italian-Australian teenager making his way in the world.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: immigrants, coming of age, family relations, suburbs, society, youth, misfit, life turned upside down, culture clash, teenage life, trespassing, moving ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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