100 Greatest Films of Australian Cinema

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From the book by Scott Hocking.

From indigenous issues and rites of passage, to sexual repression, mateship, larrikins and more, Australian films provide a cultural snapshot of our sunburnt country, as seen through the lenses of some of the world’s finest filmmakers.

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  1. 69 -

    Picnic at Hanging Rock

    1975, in 14 top lists Check
  2. 53 -

    Mad Max

    1979, in 12 top lists Check
  3. 54 -

    Mad Max 2

    1981 — a.k.a. The Road Warrior, in 12 top lists Check
  4. 68 -

    The Piano

    1993, in 12 top lists Check
  5. 96 -

    Walkabout

    1971, in 12 top lists Check
  6. 7 -

    Babe

    1995, in 10 top lists Check
  7. 2 -

    The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

    1994, in 6 top lists Check
  8. 61 -

    My Brilliant Career

    1979, in 6 top lists Check
  9. 80 -

    Shine

    1996, in 6 top lists Check
  10. 87 -

    Strictly Ballroom

    1992, in 6 top lists Check
  11. 16 -

    'Breaker' Morant

    1980, in 5 top lists Check
  12. 24 -

    Crocodile Dundee

    1986, in 5 top lists Check
  13. 38 -

    Gallipoli

    1981, in 5 top lists Check
  14. 95 -

    Wake in Fright

    1971, in 5 top lists Check
  15. 100 -

    The Year of Living Dangerously

    1982, in 5 top lists Check
  16. 10 -

    Bad Boy Bubby

    1993, in 4 top lists Check
  17. 13 -

    Black Robe

    1991, in 4 top lists Check
  18. 19 -

    The Cars That Ate Paris

    1974 — a.k.a. Cars That Eat People, in 4 top lists Check
  19. 21 -

    The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

    1978, in 4 top lists Check
  20. 45 -

    Lantana

    2001, in 4 top lists Check
  21. 74 -

    Rabbit-Proof Fence

    2002, in 4 top lists Check
  22. 98 -

    Wolf Creek

    2005, in 4 top lists Check
  23. 22 -

    Chopper

    2000, in 3 top lists Check
  24. 26 -

    Dead Calm

    1989, in 3 top lists Check
  25. 46 -

    The Last Wave

    1977, in 3 top lists Check
  26. 60 -

    Muriel's Wedding

    1994, in 3 top lists Check
  27. 62 -

    Newsfront

    1978, in 3 top lists Check
  28. 78 -

    Romper Stomper

    1992, in 3 top lists Check
  29. 86 -

    The Story of the Kelly Gang

    1906, in 3 top lists Check
  30. 90 -

    Sweetie

    1989, in 3 top lists Check
  31. 37 -

    40,000 Horsemen

    1940 — a.k.a. Forty Thousand Horsemen, in 2 top lists Check
  32. 8 -

    The Back of Beyond

    1954, in 2 top lists Check
  33. 36 -

    For the Term of His Natural Life

    1927, in 2 top lists Check
  34. 44 -

    Jedda

    1955 — a.k.a. Jedda the Uncivilized, in 2 top lists Check
  35. 50 -

    Long Weekend

    1978, in 2 top lists Check
  36. 65 -

    The Overlanders

    1946, in 2 top lists Check
  37. 77 -

    Roadgames

    1981 — a.k.a. Road Games, in 2 top lists Check
  38. 79 -

    The Sentimental Bloke

    1919, in 2 top lists Check
  39. 89 -

    The Sundowners

    1960, in 2 top lists Check
  40. 92 -

    The Tracker

    2002, in 2 top lists Check
  41. 99 -

    The Year My Voice Broke

    1987, in 2 top lists Check
  42. 1 -

    The Adventures of Barry McKenzie

    1972, in 1 top list Check
  43. 3 -

    Alvin Purple

    1973 — a.k.a. The Sex Therapist, in 1 top list Check
  44. 4 -

    Angel Baby

    1995, in 1 top list Check
  45. 5 -

    Annie's Coming Out

    1984 — a.k.a. A Test of Love, in 1 top list Check
  46. 6 -

    Australian Rules

    2002, in 1 top list Check
  47. 9 -

    Backroads

    1977, in 1 top list Check
  48. 11 -

    Beneath Clouds

    2002, in 1 top list Check
  49. 12 -

    The Big Steal

    1990, in 1 top list Check
  50. 14 -

    Bliss

    1985, in 1 top list Check
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