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1927Widely considered to be the first Australian feature film.
1971First film appearance of David Gulpilil.
1975Based on a book of the same title, by Joan Lindsay.
1977Book by Colin Thiele, about a boy and his pelican.
1979Introduced a well known Australian to international audience
1980Nominated for an Oscar (for Best Screenplay).
1981An Important Historical Australian event.
1982Classic Australian Drag Racing Movie.
1982Based on a Famous Australian Poem.
1986Comedy film, Set in the Australian Outback and in NYC.
1992Neo-nazi skinhead film, Starring Russell Crowe.
1992Directed and co-written by Baz Luhrmann.
1994Toni Collette as an Obsessed ABBA fan.
1994Hugo Weaving as a Drag Queen.
1994Starring Russell Crowe and Jack Thompson.
1995Won an Oscar, for Best Achievement in Visual Effects.
1996 Geoffrey Rush won Best Actor Oscar.
1997Low budget, box office success, national acclaim
2000Parkes Observatory's role in the Apollo 11 moon landing.
2000Eric Bana plays notorious Criminal Figure.
2000Comedy starring Nick Giannopoulos.
2000Based on a book of the same title, by Melina Marchettea
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2001Directed, produced and co-written by Baz Luhrmann.
2002Set in 1922. Starring, Gary Sweet David Gulpilil
2002Adapted from the book by Doris Pilkington Garimara
20021960s Australian mobster who controls the Sydney gambling scene.
2003Heath Ledger as Notorious Australian Criminal
2003Won Oscar, for Best Short Film (Animated).
2003AFI winner for Best Film. Starring Toni Collette with a Japanese tourist in the Outback.
2004Starring Paul Hogan and Michael Caton
2005Three backpackers find themselves held captive by a serial killer.
2006Based on the experiences of Australian troops fighting Japanese forces during 1942
2006First film made with entirely native Australian Aboriginal spoken languages.
2006The first Australian film to win an Oscar for Best animated feature film.
2007a group of tourists in Australia who fall prey to a giant, man-eating crocodile.
2008A Baz Luhrmann Film starring Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman.
200914 year olds living in a remote Aboriginal community who steal a car and escape their difficult lives by going to Alice Springs.
2009Starring Paul Hogan and Shane Jacobson
2010Sci-Fi, starring Ethan Hawke, Sam Neill, Willem Dafoe
2010Capsized, they find themselves stalked by a great white shark.
2010Based on a book of the same title, by John Marsden
2011Underwater Adventure Drama film
2011Eight bodies were found in barrels of acid stored in a disused bank vault.
2011Charting the life of a popular dog, a 'Red Cloud Kelpie'

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