Most Popular Outback Movies and TV Shows
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1. 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: 10,343 | Gross: $0.39M
2. Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Votes: 145,062 | Gross: $83.30M
3. Gallipoli (1981)
PG | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I.
Votes: 34,927 | Gross: $5.73M
4. Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After being exiled from the most advanced town in post apocalyptic Australia, a drifter travels with a group of abandoned children to rebel against the town's queen.
Votes: 121,219 | Gross: $36.20M
6. The Edge (1997)
R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An intellectual billionaire and two lesser men struggle to band together and survive after getting stranded in the Alaskan wilderness with a blood-thirsty Kodiak Bear hunting them down.
Votes: 65,027 | Gross: $27.78M
8. Rogue (2007)
R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An American journalist on assignment in the Australian outback encounters a man-eating crocodile while trapped on a rapidly flooding mud island.
Votes: 26,451 | Gross: $0.01M
9. Beautiful Kate (2009)
R | 100 min | Drama, Mystery
A writer, Ned Kendall, is asked to return to the family home by his sister Sally, to say goodbye to his father who is dying. The family home is in a very remote and isolated area. While ... See full summary »
10. Red Dog (2011)
PG | 92 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog who united a disparate local community while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master.
11. The Irishman (1978)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Romance
The Doolan family are trying to make a go in the freight hauling business in Queensland, Australia. The problem is it's the 1920's, the Doolans use horses and motorized vehicles can do it ... See full summary »
13. My Brilliant Career (1979)
G | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A young independent woman who lives with her grandmother and aunt in the countryside rebels against being pressured into marriage and chooses to solely focus on having a career as a writer. Nevertheless, two suitors propose to her.
14. Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead (2014)
Not Rated | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
A talented mechanic prepares to battle his way through hordes of flesh-eating monsters after his sister is kidnapped on the eve of a zombie apocalypse.
15. December Boys (2007)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Romance
One summer, four orphans boys who have grown to be the closest of friends find themselves competing for the attention of the same family.
Votes: 11,416 | Gross: $0.05M
18. Undead (2003)
R | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
A quaint Australian fishing village is overcome by meteorites that turn its residents into the ravenous undead, leaving a small group of those unharmed to find a way out.
Votes: 12,373 | Gross: $0.04M
19. The Pack (2015)
Not Rated | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
A farmer and his family must fight for survival after a ferocious pack of wild dogs infiltrates their isolated farmhouse. Through a series of frightening and bloody encounters they are ... See full summary »
20. Race the Sun (1996)
PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A bunch of high school misfits in Hawaii, introduced by their new teacher, attend a science fair in which they draw up inspiration to build their own solar car and win a trip to compete in the 1990 World Solar Challenge in Australia.
Votes: 2,972 | Gross: $1.95M
21. Where the Green Ants Dream (1984)
R | 100 min | Drama
A geologist employed by an Australian mining company finds himself disputing the rights of some aborigines who believe their land to be sacred.
22. The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Vicki returns to her elder sister Beth's house in Australia after an affair in Italy. Beth, with a teenage daughter, has become involved in something of a marriage of convenience with ... See full summary »
Votes: 766 | Gross: $0.83M
23. Romulus, My Father (2007)
R | 104 min | Biography, Drama
It tells the story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is a story of impossible love that ultimately celebrates the unbreakable bond between father and son.
Votes: 3,960 | Gross: $0.00M
24. The Tree (I) (2010)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Romance
After the death of her father, an 8-year-old girl becomes convinced that he is whispering to her through the leaves of the gargantuan tree that towers over her house.
Votes: 4,258 | Gross: $0.07M
25. All About E (2015)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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?
27. Sam Was Here (II) (2016)
Not Rated | 75 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
California, Mojave Desert, 1998. A strange glow appears in the sky. Sam, a forty-something door-to-door salesman, travels through the few inhabited zones of the Californian desert in search... See full summary »
28. Back Roads (2015–2019)
Documentary, Adventure, History
Back Roads is taking viewers to some of Australia's most interesting and resilient communities. The towns chosen for the programnme are full of colourful characters whose grit and good humour continues to uplift and inspire.
29. Lady Stay Dead (1981)
92 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A Young woman is looking after her sister's house, unaware that her sister and neighbor have been murdered by their handyman who also happens to be a serial killer.
30. Sky Pirates (1986)
PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Air force Lieutenant Harris starts for a flight to Boa Boa, on board Reverend Mitchell with a box containing a part of a top-secret extraterrestrial key. They get lost in a supernatural ... See full summary »
31. Dingo (1991)
PG | 109 min | Drama, Music
Traces the pilgrimage of John Anderson, an average guy with a passion for jazz, from his home in outback Western Australia to the jazz clubs of Paris, to meet his idol, jazz trumpeter Billy... See full summary »
32. The Shiralee (1987)
Not Rated | 180 min | Drama, Family
Macauley is a swagman on the road in the 1940s looking for work. He's a laid back, laconic sort of bloke but when he gets landed with his daughter after his drunken play-girl wife in ... See full summary »
33. Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves (2005 Video Game)
E10+ | Action, Crime, Fantasy
Sly Cooper and the gang must recruit a team of world-class thieves in order to penetrate his family vault of massive wealth and collect his inheritance before an evil genius retrieves it first.
34. Mirage (1990)
85 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
A smiling, sadistic and seemingly demonic young killer in black, who drives a black pick up truck, is hunting three young couples who came to the desert to drink, party and have sex.
35. Keeping Up with the Joneses (2010– )
23 min | Reality-TV
Australian reality TV series that follows the daily lives of the Jones family on a Coolibah Cattle Station, 600 km south-west of Darwin, Northern Territory. They muster cattle, fight fires, battle floods and even wrestle crocodiles.
36. Non Non Biyori (2013– )
TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Elementary school student Hotaru Ichijou has moved with her parents from Tokyo to the middle of the country. Now she must adapt to her new school, where there are a total of five students, ... See full summary »
37. Ground Zero (1987)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
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... See full summary »
Votes: 430 | Gross: $0.20M
39. 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 »
40. We of the Never Never (1982)
G | 134 min | Drama, History
Jeannie Gunn faced being the only civilised woman in an uncivilised land. A story of personal triumph about one woman who reached out in a hard, hostile, prejudiced world and managed to find love.
41. South Seas Adventure (1958)
Approved | 120 min | Adventure, Romance
The fifth in a series of Cinerama travelogues---and not a Documentary since the vast majority of the film, aside from the scenery, is comprised of fictional stories. The first one involves ... See full summary »
42. Rain Shadow (2007)
60 min | Drama
Rain Shadow was shot in the Adelaide Hills in South Australia and is set in the fictional district of Paringa, a dry land farming area in a rain shadow. It tells the story of two characters... See full summary »
43. Encounter at Raven's Gate (1988)
R | 94 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Ex-con Eddie Cleary gets a job working on his older brother's isolated farm. It's not long before bizarre things start happening--dead birds falling out of the sky, family pets attacking ... See full summary »
44. Forza Horizon 3 (2016 Video Game)
E | Action, Adventure, Crime
Forza Horizon 3 is an open world racing game with 350 different cars, set in a fictional representation of Australia, and centers around a Horizon racing festival. The game enables cross-platform play for up to twelve players.
48. 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 »
49. The Director's Cut (2009)
87 min | Comedy, Horror
A group of filmmakers set off to a remote part of Western Australia to shoot their low budget period drama. But something doesn't want them to finish. and is out to kill them all. One by one.