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. 53 -

    Mad Max

    1979, in 12 top lists Check
  2. 54 -

    Mad Max 2

    1981 — a.k.a. The Road Warrior, in 12 top lists Check
  3. 68 -

    The Piano

    1993, in 12 top lists Check
  4. 69 -

    Picnic at Hanging Rock

    1975, in 14 top lists Check
  5. 7 -

    Babe

    1995, in 10 top lists Check
  6. 96 -

    Walkabout

    1971, in 12 top lists Check
  7. 80 -

    Shine

    1996, in 6 top lists Check
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    The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

    1994, in 6 top lists Check
  9. 24 -

    Crocodile Dundee

    1986, in 5 top lists Check
  10. 87 -

    Strictly Ballroom

    1992, in 6 top lists Check
  11. 90 -

    Sweetie

    1989, in 3 top lists Check
  12. 78 -

    Romper Stomper

    1992, in 3 top lists Check
  13. 98 -

    Wolf Creek

    2005, in 4 top lists Check
  14. 38 -

    Gallipoli

    1981, in 5 top lists Check
  15. 46 -

    The Last Wave

    1977, in 3 top lists Check
  16. 74 -

    Rabbit-Proof Fence

    2002, in 4 top lists Check
  17. 60 -

    Muriel's Wedding

    1994, in 3 top lists Check
  18. 22 -

    Chopper

    2000, in 3 top lists Check
  19. 95 -

    Wake in Fright

    1971, in 5 top lists Check
  20. 10 -

    Bad Boy Bubby

    1993, in 4 top lists Check
  21. 16 -

    'Breaker' Morant

    1980, in 5 top lists Check
  22. 26 -

    Dead Calm

    1989, in 3 top lists Check
  23. 45 -

    Lantana

    2001, in 4 top lists Check
  24. 100 -

    The Year of Living Dangerously

    1982, in 5 top lists Check
  25. 34 -

    Evil Angels

    1988 — a.k.a. A Cry in the Dark, in 1 top list Check
  26. 66 -

    Patrick

    1978, in 1 top list Check
  27. 71 -

    Proof

    1991, in 1 top list Check
  28. 77 -

    Roadgames

    1981 — a.k.a. Road Games, in 2 top lists Check
  29. 43 -

    Japanese Story

    2003, in 1 top list Check
  30. 82 -

    Somersault

    2004, in 1 top list Check
  31. 89 -

    The Sundowners

    1960, in 2 top lists Check
  32. 8 -

    The Back of Beyond

    1954, in 2 top lists Check
  33. 19 -

    The Cars That Ate Paris

    1974 — a.k.a. Cars That Eat People, in 4 top lists Check
  34. 21 -

    The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

    1978, in 3 top lists Check
  35. 49 -

    Little Fish

    2005, in 1 top list Check
  36. 57 -

    The Man from Snowy River

    1982, in 1 top list Check
  37. 61 -

    My Brilliant Career

    1979, in 6 top lists Check
  38. 91 -

    They're a Weird Mob

    1966, in 1 top list Check
  39. 92 -

    The Tracker

    2002, in 2 top lists Check
  40. 94 -

    Two Hands

    1999, in 1 top list Check
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    Alvin Purple

    1973 — a.k.a. The Sex Therapist, in 1 top list Check
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    Angel Baby

    1995, in 1 top list Check
  43. 13 -

    Black Robe

    1991, in 4 top lists Check
  44. 20 -

    The Castle

    1997, in 1 top list Check
  45. 30 -

    Dogs in Space

    1986, in 1 top list Check
  46. 33 -

    Eureka Stockade

    1949, in 1 top list Check
  47. 42 -

    The Interview

    1998, in 1 top list Check
  48. 44 -

    Jedda

    1955, in 2 top lists Check
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    Long Weekend

    1978, in 2 top lists Check
  50. 64 -

    On Our Selection

    1932, in 1 top list Check
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