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. 80 -

    Shine

    1996, in 6 top lists Check
  2. 68 -

    The Piano

    1993, in 12 top lists Check
  3. 53 -

    Mad Max

    1979, in 12 top lists Check
  4. 7 -

    Babe

    1995, in 10 top lists Check
  5. 24 -

    Crocodile Dundee

    1986, in 5 top lists Check
  6. 54 -

    Mad Max 2

    1981 — a.k.a. The Road Warrior, in 12 top lists Check
  7. 37 -

    40,000 Horsemen

    1940 — a.k.a. Forty Thousand Horsemen, in 2 top lists Check
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    The Adventures of Barry McKenzie

    1972, in 1 top list Check
  9. 2 -

    The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

    1994, in 6 top lists Check
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    Alvin Purple

    1973 — a.k.a. The Sex Therapist, in 1 top list Check
  11. 4 -

    Angel Baby

    1995, in 1 top list Check
  12. 5 -

    Annie's Coming Out

    1984 — a.k.a. A Test of Love, in 1 top list Check
  13. 6 -

    Australian Rules

    2002, in 1 top list Check
  14. 8 -

    The Back of Beyond

    1954, in 2 top lists Check
  15. 9 -

    Backroads

    1977, in 1 top list Check
  16. 10 -

    Bad Boy Bubby

    1993, in 4 top lists Check
  17. 11 -

    Beneath Clouds

    2002, in 1 top list Check
  18. 12 -

    The Big Steal

    1990, in 1 top list Check
  19. 13 -

    Black Robe

    1991, in 4 top lists Check
  20. 14 -

    Bliss

    1985, in 1 top list Check
  21. 15 -

    The Boys

    1998, in 1 top list Check
  22. 16 -

    'Breaker' Morant

    1980, in 5 top lists Check
  23. 17 -

    Caddie

    1976, in 1 top list Check
  24. 18 -

    Careful, He Might Hear You

    1983, in 1 top list Check
  25. 19 -

    The Cars That Ate Paris

    1974 — a.k.a. Cars That Eat People, in 4 top lists Check
  26. 20 -

    The Castle

    1997, in 1 top list Check
  27. 21 -

    The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

    1978, in 3 top lists Check
  28. 22 -

    Chopper

    2000, in 3 top lists Check
  29. 23 -

    The Club

    1980, in 1 top list Check
  30. 25 -

    Cunnamulla

    2000, in 1 top list Check
  31. 26 -

    Dead Calm

    1989, in 3 top lists Check
  32. 27 -

    Dead Heart

    1996, in 1 top list Check
  33. 28 -

    Death in Brunswick

    1990 — a.k.a. Nothing to Lose, in 1 top list Check
  34. 29 -

    The Devil's Playground

    1976, in 1 top list Check
  35. 30 -

    Dogs in Space

    1986, in 1 top list Check
  36. 31 -

    Don's Party

    1976, in 1 top list Check
  37. 32 -

    Erskineville Kings

    1999, in 1 top list Check
  38. 33 -

    Eureka Stockade

    1949, in 1 top list Check
  39. 34 -

    Evil Angels

    1988 — a.k.a. A Cry in the Dark, in 1 top list Check
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    The F.J. Holden

    1977, in 1 top list Check
  41. 36 -

    For the Term of His Natural Life

    1927, in 2 top lists Check
  42. 38 -

    Gallipoli

    1981, in 5 top lists Check
  43. 39 -

    The Getting of Wisdom

    1977, in 1 top list Check
  44. 40 -

    Goodbye Paradise

    1983, in 1 top list Check
  45. 41 -

    Head On

    1998, in 1 top list Check
  46. 42 -

    The Interview

    1998, in 1 top list Check
  47. 43 -

    Japanese Story

    2003, in 1 top list Check
  48. 44 -

    Jedda

    1955, in 2 top lists Check
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    Lantana

    2001, in 4 top lists Check
  50. 46 -

    The Last Wave

    1977, in 3 top lists Check
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