Feature Film, Aboriginal (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970)

G | 96 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

5.2
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Sanna escapes being sacrificed and meets Tara. Together, they live in a seaside tribe that worships the Sun God and survive the dangers of the creatures from the Mesozoic era.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Victoria Vetri, Robin Hawdon, Patrick Allen, Drewe Henley

Votes: 2,463 | Gross: $0.37M

2. Ten Canoes (2006)

Unrated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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82 Metascore

In Australia's Northern Territory, a man tells us a story of his people and his land. It's about an older man, Minygululu, who has three wives and realizes that his younger brother Dayindi may try to steal away the youngest wife.

Directors: Rolf de Heer, Peter Djigirr | Stars: Crusoe Kurddal, Jamie Gulpilil, Richard Birrinbirrin, Peter Minygululu

Votes: 4,757 | Gross: $0.28M

3. Tanna (2015)

Not Rated | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.9
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75 Metascore

Set on a remote Pacific island, covered in rain forest and dominated by an active volcano, this heartfelt story, enacted by the Yakel tribe, tells of a sister's loyalty, a forbidden love affair and the pact between the old ways and the new.

Directors: Martin Butler, Bentley Dean | Stars: Mungau Dain, Marie Wawa, Marceline Rofit, Charlie Kahla

Votes: 4,335 | Gross: $0.01M

4. Charlie's Country (2013)

Not Rated | 108 min | Adventure, Drama

7.2
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75 Metascore

Displeased with the intervention of whitefella laws, Charlie takes off to live the old way and sets off a chain reaction of enlightening difficulties.

Director: Rolf de Heer | Stars: David Gulpilil, Peter Djigirr, Luke Ford, Lizzie Durrurrnga

Votes: 2,299

5. Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale I (2011)

Not Rated | 144 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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62 Metascore

An indigenous clan-based people living in harmony with nature find their way of life threatened when violent interlopers from another culture arrive, intent on seizing their natural resources and enslaving them.

Director: Te-Sheng Wei | Stars: Masanobu Andô, Jun'ichi Haruta, Sabu Kawahara, Shiang-Chu Tang

Votes: 6,903 | Gross: $0.14M

6. Red Billabong (2016)

113 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

4.6
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In the Australian Outback, two estranged brothers discover old secrets and family lies. As their friends start to go missing they fear they are being stalked by someone or something.

Director: Luke Sparke | Stars: Dan Ewing, Tim Pocock, Jessica Green, Sophie Don

Votes: 1,139

7. Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale II (2011)

132 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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After the uprising at Wushe, Mona Rudao faces a guerrilla war against the militarily superior Japanese and Seediq clans. He and his followers must fight for their dignity and honor so that they can truly be "Seediq Bale" or "real men."

Director: Te-Sheng Wei | Stars: Nolay Piho, Chih-Hsiang Ma, Masanobu Andô, Sabu Kawahara

Votes: 1,512

8. Boxing Day (2007)

81 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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The story of a father's desperate struggle to reunite his estranged family over the course of a single afternoon.

Director: Kriv Stenders | Stars: Richard Green, Tammy Anderson, Syd Brisbane, Stuart Clark

Votes: 152

9. Sleepwalking Land (2007)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

6.8
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In the midst of Mozambique's devastating civil war, Muidinga, an orphaned refugee, wanders the countryside in search of his mother. His only companion is an elderly storyteller, and the ... See full summary »

Director: Teresa Prata | Stars: Nick Lauro Teresa, Aladino Jasse, Ernesto Lemos Macuacua, Filimone Meigos

Votes: 245

10. Everlasting Moments (2010)

72 min | Drama

2.0
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Native Taiwanese, from the ethnic group Atayal, Protest against the claims of the central government - made up of Chinese immigrants from the ethnic group Han, who are now most of the ... See full summary »

Director: Akira Chen | Stars: Kaiser Chuang, Chih-Ju Lin, Sze-Chi Lo, Chih-xing Wen

Votes: 59

11. Juvenile (2020)

85 min | Drama

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Juvenile is about two teenagers lived two different lives in Honiara, Solomon Islands. A film that portrays family, friendship and bad choices that needed a system to help Henry and Jimmy get back on knees.

Director: Joseph Manemaka | Stars: Moses Gabriel, Samuel Gifton, Kevin Ma'aria, Anil Nuia

12. In the Land of Poison Women (2019)

Drama

7.5
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A young Indian officer takes it upon himself to undo a superstition that the women of Penchangpa tribe have poison in their nails, killing those who eat food from them. In the backdrop China usurps Indian pasture land.

Director: Manju Borah

Votes: 6

13. Basara ningen (2009)

Drama

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Director: Hirono Yamada | Stars: Ayaka, Jiro Dan, Miu Nakamura, Yumeka Sasaki

14. Life is Sweet (2017)

90 min | Drama, Musical

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4 young women , goaded one minute and encouraged the next by an androgynous MC , take over a night club to tell the story of Sonia and Max . Sonia, the group's lead singer is trapped in an ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Walker | Stars: Virana David, Sese Kaalkaua, Helen Kailo, Albert Tommy

15. School Good (2017)

60 min | Drama

4.6
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Director: Robert Taupongi | Stars: Ralph Alezama, Hazel Auna, Luis Erickson, Serah Foeadi

Votes: 5

16. Senudei (Aimed by the Spirits) (2020)

Mystery

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The first Melanau film. A community film done by the Melanau in Matu and Dalat about a love story between Amal and his girlfriend. He then faced many problems such as lost many things when ... See full summary »

Director: Walid Ali | Stars: Aziz Affendi, Farishah Awadah, Muhammad Azam, Jemal Deen

17. Island of Lies (1991)

56 min

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Director: Gillian Coote

18. Finding Sayun (2011)

99 min | Drama

6.3
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Director: Laha Mebow | Stars: Jiwasi Dulan, Beatrice Fang, Yulao Yukan, Yukihiko Kageyama

Votes: 7

19. Kama Wosi (1979)

48 min

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Director: Les McLaren | Star: Roger Hauofa


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