Australian Films

There are many successful Australian films, some better known than others. Whilst Crocodile Dundee and the phrase ‘that’s not a knife’ made instant worldwide acclaim, there have been many successful over the last 50 years. Below are some of the most successful Australian films.

2020 True History of the Kelly Gang
2019 Ride Like a Girl
2019 The Nightingale
2019 Palm Beach
2018 Melodrama/Random/Melbourne
2018 Storm Boy
2018 The Film From Lot 15
2017 Breath
2017 Mountain
2017 Australia 2
2017 La Souffrance
2017 The Novelist
2016 Red Dog: True Blue
2016 Top Knot Detective
2016 The Legend of Ben Hall
2016 Spin Out
2016 Remembering The Man
2015 Sherpa
2015 The Dressmaker
2015 Oddball
2015 Blinky Bill the Movie
2015 Aussies in the Andes
2015 Holding the Man
2015 Girl Asleep
2015 A Month of Sundays
2015 Paper Planes
2015 Drown
2015 Mad Max: Fury Road
2014 Son of a Gun
2014 Wyrmwood
2014 Plague
2014 Healing
2014 The Babadook
2014 Dinosaur Island
2014 Predestination
2014 The Rover
2013 These Final Hours
2013 Tracks
2013 The Turning
2013 Wolf Creek 2
2013 The Great Gatsby
2013 Felony
2013 Mystery Road
2013 The Rocket
2012 Six Lovers
2013 Satellite Boy
2012 Black & White & Sex
2012 Bait 3D
2012 Reverse Runner
2012 Wish You Were Here
2012 100 Bloody Acres
2012 Any Questions for Ben?
2012 The Sapphires
2012 Not Suitable for Children
2011 Dingoes & Dubstep in the Red Center
2011 Little Johnny: The Movie
2011 Red Dog
2011 The Hunter
2011 Snowtown
2011 The Cup
2011 The Eye of The Storm
2011 Mad Bastards
2011 Wrath
2011 A Heartbeat Away
2011 Sanctum
2010 Wasted on the Young
2010 The Reef
2010 Wog Boy 2: Kings of Mykonos
2010 Griff the Invisible
2010 Red Hill
2010 Beneath Hill 60
2010 I Love You Too
2010 Daybreakers
2010 Tomorrow, When the War Began
2010 Uninhabited
2010 Oranges and Sunshine
2010 Animal Kingdom
2010 Bran Nue Dae
2009 Van Diemen’s Land
2009 Offside
2009 Cedar Boys
2009 Stone Bros.
2009 Charlie & Boots
2009 Mary and Max
2009 Last Ride
2009 Beautiful Kate
2009 Samson and Delilah
2009 Balibo
2008 Solo
2008 Australia
2008 Among Dead Men
2008 Unfinished Sky
2008 The Black Balloon
2008 The Square
2008 Marry Me
2008 Newcastle
2007 December Boys
2007 Black Water
2007 Rogue
2007 Noise
2007 Clubland
2007 The Jammed
2007 The Final Winter
2007 Lucky Miles
2007 Romulus, My Father
2006 Kokoda
2006 Last Train to Freo
2006 Who Killed Dr Bogle and Mrs Chandler?
2006 Happy Feet
2006 Jindabyne
2006 Candy
2006 Ten Canoes
2006 Kenny
2006 BoyTown
2006 Opal Dream
2005 Little Fish
2005 Monster-in-Law
2005 Three Dollars
2005 The Illustrated Family Doctor
2005 Ra Choi
2005 The Proposition
2005 Look Both Ways
2005 Wolf Creek
2004 Somersault
2004 Peaches
2004 Strange Bedfellows
2004 Love’s Brother
2003 Undead
2003 Japanese Story
2003 Take Away
2003 Gettin’ Square
2003 Harvie Krumpet
2003 Danny Deckchair
2003 Cracker Bag
2002 Trojan Warrior
2002 Swimming Upstream
2002 The Hard Word
2002 The Master of Disguise
2002 Dirty Deeds
2002 The Nugget
2002 Crackerjack
2002 Rabbit-Proof Fence
2002 The Tracker
2001 WillFull
2001 One Night the Moon
2001 The Man Who Sued God
2001 Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles
2001 Moulin Rouge!
2001 Lantana
2001 Silent Partner
2000 The Bank
2000 Looking for Alibrandi
2000 The Wog Boy
2000 On the Beach
2000 Chopper
2001 He Died with a Felafel in His Hand
2000 Better Than Sex
2000 Bootmen
2000 The Dish
1999 Soft Fruit
1999 Two Hands
1998 Paperback Hero
1998 The Interview
1998 The Boys
1998 Radiance
1998 Dead Letter Office
1998 Crackers
1997 Oscar and Lucinda
1997 Blackrock
1997 The Wiggles Movie
1997 Road to Nhill
1997 Year of the Dogs
1997 The Castle
1997 Doing Time for Patsy Cline
1997 Kiss or Kill
1996 Love Serenade
1996 Romeo + Juliet
1996 Dating the Enemy
1996 Love and Other Catastrophes
1996 Hotel de Love
1996 Idiot Box
1996 Shine
1996 Cosi
1995 Babe
1995 All Men Are Liars
1995 Angel Baby
1994 The Sum of Us
1994 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
1994 Muriel’s Wedding
1994 Metal Skin
1994 Bad Boy Bubby
1994 Sirens
1993 The Piano
1992 Strictly Ballroom
1992 Romper Stomper
1991 Proof
1990 The Big Steal
1990 Flirting
1990 Death in Brunswick
1989 Dead Calm
1989 Houseboat Horror
1989 Evil Angels
1988 Ghosts… of the Civil Dead
1987 Ground Zero
1987 Dogs in Space
1987 The Year My Voice Broke
1987 The Lighthorsemen
1986 For Love Alone
1986 Malcolm
1986 Crocodile Dundee
1985 Burke & Wills
1985 Bliss
1985 Fortress
1984 Annie’s Coming Out
1983 Phar Lap
1983 Careful, He Might Hear You
1983 BMX Bandits
1982 The Man from Snowy River
1982 Running On Empty
1982 Lonely Hearts
1981 Mad Max 2
1981 Gallipoli
1980 Breaker Morant
1979 Tim
1979 My Brilliant Career
1979 Mad Max
1978 Mouth to Mouth
1978 Newsfront
1977 The Getting of Wisdom
1977 Storm Boy
1976 The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith
1976 The Devil’s Playground
1975 Picnic at Hanging Rock
1975 Sunday Too Far Away
1974 Stone
1974 The Cars That Ate Paris
1973 27A
1973 Libido
1972 Marco Polo Jr. Versus the Red Dragon
1971 Wake in Fright
1972 Stork
1971 Walkabout
1971 Homesdale
1970 Nickel Queen
1970 Three To Go: Michael

The top 10 most successful Australian films are:

  1. Crocodile Dundee $47,707,045
  2. Australia $37,555,757
  3. Babe $36,776,544
  4. Happy Feet $31,786,164
  5. Lion $29,545,626
  6. Moulin Rouge $27,734,406
  7. The Great Gatsby $27,383,762
  8. Peter Rabbit $26,750,712
  9. Crocodile Dundee II $24,916,805
  10. Strictly Ballroom $21,760,400

Hopefully, you will have enjoyed at least a couple of our Australian films.

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