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2. The Nightingale (I) (2018)
R | 136 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. On the way she enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past.
Votes: 25,304 | Gross: $0.39M
3. True History of the Kelly Gang (2019)
R | 124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on Peter Carey's novel. The story of Australian bushranger Ned Kelly and his gang as they flee from authorities during the 1870s.
4. Australia (2008)
PG-13 | 165 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.
Votes: 121,945 | Gross: $49.55M
5. Mystery Road (2018– )
Not Rated | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Detective Jay Swan is assigned to investigate a mysterious disappearance on an outback cattle station. Soon, Jay's investigation uncovers a past injustice that threatens the fabric of the whole community.
6. Quigley Down Under (1990)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Sharpshooter Matt Quigley is hired from Wyoming by an Australian rancher paying a very high price. But when Quigley arrives Down Under, all is not as it seems.
Votes: 21,389 | Gross: $21.41M
7. High Ground (2020)
104 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In a bid to save the last of his family, Gutjuk, a young Aboriginal man, teams up with ex-soldier Travis to track down Baywara, the most dangerous warrior in the Territory, his uncle.
8. Snowy River: The McGregor Saga (1994–1996)
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Western
Inspired by Banjo Paterson's famous poem, The Man from Snowy River, this series is about cattle rancher Matt McGregor, his family, and their neighbours in the township of Paterson's Ridge in Australia's Snowy Mountains.
9. The Proposition (2005)
R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Western
A lawman apprehends a notorious outlaw and gives him nine days to kill his older brother, or else they'll execute his younger brother.
Votes: 51,579 | Gross: $1.90M
10. The Rover (2014)
R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
10 years after a global economic collapse, a hardened loner pursues the men who stole his only possession, his car. Along the way, he captures one of the thieves' brother, and the duo form an uneasy bond during the dangerous journey.
Votes: 46,549 | Gross: $1.11M
11. The Man from Snowy River (1982)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In 1880s Australia, after young Jim Craig's father dies, Jim takes a job at the Harrison cattle ranch, where he is forced to become a man.
Votes: 8,532 | Gross: $20.66M
14. Goldstone (2016)
R | 110 min | Crime, Thriller
Indigenous detective Jay Swan arrives in the town of Goldstone to search for a missing person, and his simple duty becomes complicated when he uncovers a web of crime and corruption.
Votes: 5,412 | Gross: $0.09M
16. Sweet Country (2017)
R | 113 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Australian western set on the Northern Territory frontier in the 1920s, where justice itself is put on trial when an aged Aboriginal farmhand shoots a white man in self-defense and goes on the run as a posse gathers to hunt him down.
Votes: 8,060 | Gross: $0.10M
18. The Sundowners (1960)
Passed | 133 min | Adventure, Drama
In Australia's Outback during the early twentieth century, the impoverished Carmody family lives a nomadic life out of their wagon, but the mom and son want to settle, while the dad is against it.
19. Ned Kelly (1970)
GP | 100 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The impoverished son of Irish immigrants is pushed by wrongful police persecution into becoming Australia's most notorious bushranger.
Votes: 1,214 | Gross: $0.25M
20. Return to Snowy River (1988)
PG | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
Young Jim Craig returns to his home in the Australian high country. He finds that things are not as he left them - his girlfriend is being pursued by another man, and her father doesn't want Jim back into her life.
Votes: 2,461 | Gross: $13.69M
21. Lightning Jack (1994)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Western
Lightning Jack Kane is an Australian outlaw in the wild west. During a bungled bank robbery he picks up mute Ben Doyle as a hostage. The two become good friends, with Jack teaching Ben how ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,740 | Gross: $16.82M
22. The Tracker (2002)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, History, Western
Fanatic is a government trooper who is heading an expedition to find an Aboriginal man accused of murdering a white woman. Others in the expedition are the Follower, a greenhorn trooper, the Veteran, and the Tracker.
23. The Legend of Ben Hall (2017)
Not Rated | 139 min | Action, Biography, Drama
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.
24. The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)
108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Jimmie Blacksmith, the son of an Aboriginal mother and a white father, falls victim to much racist abuse after marrying a white woman, and goes on a killing spree and finds himself on the run in the aftermath.
25. McLeod's Daughters (1996 TV Movie)
60 min | Drama, Western
Following the death of her mother, Tess Silverman travels to Drover's Run, the farm where she spent the first few years of her life. Drover's is a rural cattle property in South Australia, ... See full summary »
26. Reckless Kelly (1993)
PG | 80 min | Comedy
"Reckless Kelly is the Australian Robin Hood". Kelly is a bank robber, a pop-culture hero and video shop owner. This modern story tells how he is furious when a Japanese company wants to ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,686 | Gross: $0.20M
28. Five Mile Creek (1983–1985)
46 min | Drama, Family
Follows the adventures of a group of Americans who travel to the land down under. Teaming up with a native halfway house owner, together they introduce a stagecoach service to the local economy.
30. The Overlanders (1946)
Approved | 91 min | Adventure, Western
It's the start of WWII in Northern Australia. The Japanese are getting close. People are evacuating and burning everything in a "scorched earth" policy. Rather than kill all their cattle, a... See full summary »
34. Archer (1985 TV Movie)
93 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
During the 1860s, Dave Powers, apprentice to a horse trainer, volunteers to ride Archer to the Melbourne Cup race. Their start is 600 miles from Melbourne, and the journey is anything but ... See full summary »
35. Dark Frontier (2009)
R | 96 min | Drama, History, Thriller
1902....the Australian Federation is a year old. Twelve year-old Tom's beloved father, Nat, has dragged him and his sister, Sarah, to an isolated farm at the edge of the woods. But Nat's ... See full summary »
36. Kangaroo (1952)
Not Rated | 84 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
In turn-of-the-century Australia, two criminals ingratiate themselves with a rancher in order to swindle him. However, the two partners become rivals for the affection of the rancher's beautiful daughter.
37. Robbery Under Arms (1985 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Fourth adaptation and first made for television of the classic Australian bushranger novel "Robbery Under Arms" by Rolf Boldrewood. Made by the South Australian Film Corporation during the ... See full summary »
38. Whiplash (1960–1961)
30 min | Western
Thirty four episodes of this syndicated show were produced in 1960 and 1961; it aired on US TV in 1961. This was an Australian western with American Chris Cobb attempting to establish the ... See full summary »
42. Sweet Country: Sam Neill and Bryan Brown (2018 Video)
4 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy
Set in 1929 in the sparsely-populated outback of the Northern Territory and based on a series of true events, it tells a harsh story against the backdrop of a divided society (between the ... See full summary »
43. The Last Frontier (1986 TV Movie)
180 min | Drama, Romance
A single mother from LA marries an Australian cattle rancher following a whirlwind courtship. He returns to Australia ahead of her and her two children, and dies before they arrive. His ... See full summary »
44. The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce (2008)
PG-13 | 60 min | Biography, Drama, History
Eight men escape from the most isolated prison on earth. Only one man survives and the story he recounts shocks the British establishment to the core. This story is the last confession of Alexander Pearce.
47. Captain Fury (1939)
Passed | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
An Irish convict sentenced to hard labor in Australia escapes into the outback, and organizes a band of fellow escapees to fight a corrupt landlord.
49. The Outlaw Michael Howe (2013 TV Movie)
85 min | History
In 1815 a young convict leads a wretched guerrilla army of outlaws, deserters and bushmen in open rebellion against the morally corrupt government on the notorious prison settlement of Van ... See full summary »
50. The Naked Country (1985)
90 min | Action, Drama, Romance
A rancher comes in conflict with a gang of renegade Aborigines on the run from their tribe's posse. They try to kill him, but he gets away and hides in the woods. His posh wife and her lover, a local alcoholic cop, go to rescue him.