Australian movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant australian movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense and humorous films and TV shows about / with australian, family relations, friendship, murder, society, love, violence, australian aboriginal, crimes and chase plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres shot in Australia, USA, United Arab Emirates and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as australian: Cargo (2017), Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012), The Castle (1997), Quigley Down Under (1990), Breaker Morant (1980), The Last Hope (2017), Australia Day (2017), F*!#Ing Adelaide (2017), The Dry (2020), I Am Woman (2019).

List of australian movies

 6.3
 40K
Cargo (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being infected in the wake of a violent pandemic and with only 48 hours to live, a father struggles to find a new home for his baby daughter.
Style: apocalyptic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, bleak
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, pandemic, aborigine, father daughter relationship, community, boat, survival, australian, infected, baby, danger ...
Time: near future
Place: australia, south australia
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Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920’s Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit. Leaving a trail of admirers in her wake, our thoroughly modern heroine makes sure ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, clever, suspenseful
Plot: female detective, private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, crime, murder, crimes, heroine, private investigator, aristocracy, murderer, evidence ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: australia, melbourne 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: humorous, feel good, touching, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: airport, family relations, family life, family in crisis, against the odds, fighting the system, misfit, single parent, palaces castles and temples, parents and children, australian, justice ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, beirut lebanon
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Quigley Down Under (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: American Matt Quigley answers Australian land baron Elliott Marston's ad for a sharpshooter to kill the dingoes on his property. But when Quigley finds out that Marston's real target is the aborigines, Quigley hits the road. Now, even ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genocide, vigilantism, fish out of water, vengeance, old west, against the odds, crimes, partners, danger, dishonesty, good versus evil, australian ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, texas, pacific ocean, wyoming, london ...
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 7.9
 13K
Breaker Morant (1980)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who hopes to distance themselves from the irregular practices of the ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, disturbing, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: war, military, murder, anti war, legal, military life, soldier, politics, false accusation, injustice, war crime, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, 90s
Place: south africa, australia, africa, south australia, england
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 2.7
 175
The Last Hope (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The world has been devastated by the virus that has reanimated the dead to consume the living. Australia has so far remained unscathed through a brutal border protection policy and internment facilities. Derek Jones and the High Risk Response Unit ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, scary
Plot: deadly virus, military, australian, zombie, violence, survivor, human nature, human existence, fate of humanity, plague, evil, pandemic ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
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 5.6
 431
Australia Day (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On Australia's most controversial national holiday, the lives of three Australians from diverse cultural backgrounds will collide, illuminating contemporary issues of racial tension and national identity that simmer beneath the surface of ...
Style: multicultural, suspense, touching, sincere, controversial ...
Plot: sociology, sex slavery, nationalism, immigration, criminal underworld, racial tension, manhunt, australian, culture, on the run, human trafficking, gang ...
Time: 2010s
Place: australia, austria, china
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F*!#Ing Adelaide (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: A comedy drama told from six different perspectives of a family who reunite in Adelaide when Mum plans to sell the family home. Any sense of togetherness quickly crumbles to reveal how fucked and glorious it is to be home.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, sentimental, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: family, family home, sibling rivalry, australian, daughter, brother sister relationship, getting home, school, sibling, art school, airport, sister ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
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 6.9
 13K
The Dry (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Aaron Falk returns to his drought-stricken hometown to attend a tragic funeral. But his return opens a decades-old wound - the unsolved death of a teenage girl.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, haunted by the past, murder investigation, death, violence, australian, suicide attempt, police, male female relationship, family relations, elderly man ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
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 6.5
 2K
I Am Woman (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The story of Helen Reddy, who, in 1966, landed in New York with her three-year-old daughter, a suitcase, and $230 in her pocket. Within weeks, she was broke. Within months, she was in love. Within five years, she was one of the biggest superstars of ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, feel good, touching, psychological ...
Plot: lgbt, love, female empowerment, woman, male chauvinist, feminism, australian, misogyny, women, feminist, music, music industry ...
Place: australia, los angeles, sydney australia
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 4.9
 764
Pimped (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Over the course of one night, Sarah meets the handsome, captivating and smooth talking Lewis, who aims to be the bait in a sick sexual trap set up by himself and his low-life, rich kid housemate Kenneth. When their ruse backfires, Lewis and Sarah ...
Style: psychological thriller, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: violence, brutality, australian, blood, husband wife relationship, murder, murder of family, family relations, mass murder, narcissist, shovel, rape ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
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 5.4
 921
Outlaws (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When an Australian motorcycle gang leader is released from prison, he finds his former deputy on the cusp of giving control of their lucrative drug trade to a rival gang. When the deal goes south, the ensuing violence threatens to spin out of ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, unusual plot structure, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, brother brother relationship, australian, violence, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, prison, betrayal, fight, misanthropy, misogyny, male nudity, shot to death ...
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 6.4
 192
Squinters (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: This six-part comedy series tracks the trials and tribulations of five car loads of travellers in peak hour morning transit and again on their drive home to find out how the workday turned out.
Plot: gay, love, friendship, friend, fall in love, family relations, office party, australian, mother daughter relationship, falling in love, car, true love ...
Time: 21st century
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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, psychological, captivating, unusual plot structure, suspenseful
Plot: gambling addiction, husband wife conflict, family relations, husband wife relationship, friendship, violence, australian, money, drugs, drug deal, drug dealing, thief ...
Place: melbourne australia
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 4.8
 476
Going for Gold (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Seventeen year old, Emma joins a high school cheerleading team when she moves to Australia with her dad who is a former Air Force Officer.
Style: feel good, captivating, sincere, light
Plot: cheerleading, gymnastics, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, father, champion, private school, scholarship, australian, daughter, sport, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
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Youth on the March (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A teenage boy stoner lives with his single mother.
Style: avant garde, psychological, contemplative, touching, sincere ...
Plot: youth, teenager, drugs, suburbs, counterculture, australian, lifestyle, mother, surrealism, family relations, mother son relationship, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
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 6.3
 15K
OtherLife (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ren Amari is the driven inventor of a revolutionary new drug. OtherLIfe expands the brain's sense of time and creates virtual reality directly in the user's mind. With OtherLife, mere seconds in real life feel like hours or days of ...
Style: tense, suspense, futuristic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: virtual reality, computer, time, medicine, experiment, memory, corruption, father daughter relationship, chase, australian, computer program, coma ...
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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, suspense, tense, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: goth, spacecraft, fight, australian, space wars, rocket, survival, planet, love, attack, vampire, galaxy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: melbourne australia
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 6.5
 5K
Goldstone (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: GOLDSTONE, the award-winning new feature from Australian auteur Ivan Sen (Mystery Road), is a complex and stylish crime thriller that explores themes of racism, human trafficking, police corruption, corporate malfeasance, and the trampling of ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: corruption, missing person, desert, police, australian, trailer, small town, australian aboriginal, crimes, danger, outback, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
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 6.5
 3K
Jasper Jones (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On the night that Jasper Jones, the town's mixed race outcast shows him the dead body of young Laura Wishart, Charlie's life is changed forever. Entrusted with this secret and believing Jasper to be innocent, Charlie embarks on a dangerous ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, tense, suspense
Plot: boy, secret, racism, small town, 14 year old, coming of age, friendship, love, australian, suspicion, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teen suicide ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1969
Place: adelaide south australia, australia
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 6.5
 731
Teenage Kicks (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Miklós is at the age when everything feels high-stakes. He is coming to terms with his own sexuality, and when his best friend Dan reveals that he has a new girlfriend, this puts an end to their plans to run away together.
Style: lgbt cinema, homoerotic, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: friendship, jealousy, coming of age, gay, runaway, brother brother relationship, teenager, gay youth, gay interest, gay friend, homosexual, unrequited love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
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A Month of Sundays (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frank Mollard, divorced but still attached, can't move on and also can't sell a house in a property boom, much less connect with his teenage son. One night Frank gets a phone call from his mother. Nothing out of the ordinary there – ...
Style: unusual plot structure, humorous, psychological, feel good, light
Plot: real estate agent, midlife crisis, friendship, old house, australian, family relations, father son relationship, misfit, mother son relationship, society, death of mother, reincarnation ...
Place: australia
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 4.6
 548
Spin Out (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Billy and Lucy have grown up together in a small, close-knit Australian country town, where they form one of the town's most formidable Ute driving teams. When Billy takes one risky car stunt too far, Lucy declares she is moving to the city - ...
Style: captivating, light, touching, humorous
Plot: best friends in love, australian, car, countryside, love and romance, unspoken love, male female friendship, friendship gone bad, competition, best friends, ball, butt ...
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 6.9
 4K
Tanna (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, Vanuatu
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a traditional tribal society in the South Pacific, a young girl, Wawa, falls in love with her chief’s grandson, Dain. When an inter-tribal war escalates, Wawa is unknowingly betrothed as part of a peace deal. The young lovers run away, refusing ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, psychological, realistic, tragic ending
Plot: volcano, australian aboriginal, tradition, indigenous, pacific island, native tribe, beach, forbidden love, tragic love, lovers, forced marriage, australian ...
Place: pacific ocean
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 5.9
 573
Ruben Guthrie (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An Australian film about a hard-partying Sydney ad man who seeks to start a new chapter in his life.
Style: ambiguous ending, tense, humorous, lgbt cinema, sincere ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, friendship between men, family conflict, social satire, family relations, father son relationship, australian, abstinence, gay friend, alcohol abuse, alcoholic ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
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 4.9
 964
All About E (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A beautiful sexy DJ is forced to run when she stumbles on a stash of cash. Can she keep the money, conquer her demons, AND get the girl?
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, contemplative, light ...
Plot: lesbian sex, lesbian, immigrants, family relations, gay best friend, money, on the run, australian, friends, friendship, love and romance, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
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Last Cab to Darwin (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Rex is a loner, and when he's told he doesn't have long to live, he embarks on an epic drive through the Australian outback from Broken Hill to Darwin to die on his own terms; but his journey reveals to him that before you can end your ...
Style: road movie, exciting, light, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: euthanasia, australian outback, suicide, tourist, medicine, dying man, old man, hitchhiker, dying, australian, outback, doctor ...
Place: australia
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 5.2
 9K
Strangerland (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Newly arrived to a remote desert town, Catherine and Matthew are tormented by a suspicion when their two teenage children mysteriously vanish.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: missing child, outback, australian outback, family in crisis, troubled marriage, social relations, family problems, missing daughter, desert, protagonist as suspect, crimes, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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 6.6
 7K
Mystery Road (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An indigenous detective returns to the Outback to investigate the murder of a young girl.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, desert, who done it, investigation, mystery, crimes, deadly, estrangement, australian aboriginal, small town, heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Summer Heights High (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The life of a public school epitomized by disobedient student Jonah Takalua, self-absorbed private school exchange student Ja'mie King, and megalomaniac drama teacher Mr. G.
Style: realistic, humorous, sitcom, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teacher, school, high school, teachers and students, teenage life, society, satire, bully, misfit, australian, public school, bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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