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Favourite Australian Movies

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#1 MissingInAction

Posted 27 January 2013 - 03:38 PM

1.  The Castle
2.  Red Dog
3.  Looking for Alibrandi

#2 FiveAus

Posted 27 January 2013 - 03:39 PM

The Castle,
The Dish,
The Sapphires.

#3 Angelina Ballerina

Posted 27 January 2013 - 03:40 PM

The Man from Snowy River
The Castle
Muriel's Wedding

#4 Lucrezia Borgia

Posted 27 January 2013 - 03:40 PM

lantana and Picnic At Hanging Rock

#5 Apageintime

Posted 27 January 2013 - 03:41 PM

Picnic at hanging rock
Wake in fright

#6 Angelina Ballerina

Posted 27 January 2013 - 03:42 PM

The Sum of Us

#7 ~sydblue~

Posted 27 January 2013 - 03:48 PM

Looking for Alibrandi
The Rabbit Proof Fence
Mad Max

#8 Bluemakede

Posted 27 January 2013 - 03:50 PM

Muriel's wedding & Looking for Alibrandi.

I'll admit I haven't watched a massive amount of Aussie movies.

#9 tres-chic

Posted 27 January 2013 - 03:50 PM

I really love The Year My Voice Broke. Great performances and haunting score.

Also a movie from the 90s called Me, Myself, I with Rachel Griffiths. It's wasn't a great movie but I loved it. I used to have it on video.

I really like Lantana too.

Edited by tres-chic, 27 January 2013 - 03:51 PM.

#10 ComradeBob

Posted 27 January 2013 - 03:53 PM

Picnic at Hanging Rock
Rabbit Proof Fence
The Year My Voice Broke
High Tide
Muriel's Wedding

#11 Always amazed!

Posted 27 January 2013 - 03:54 PM

Priscilla queen of the desert!

#12 NunSoFeral

Posted 27 January 2013 - 03:58 PM

Breaker Morant
Year of Living Dangerously
Two Hands
Idiot Box
The sum of us

#13 Chelli

Posted 27 January 2013 - 03:59 PM

The Sapphires
Rabbit proof fence
Street Hero
Puberty Blues
The year my voice broke
Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Looking for Alibrandi

It was hard to cull the list, Aussies make fantastic movies

#14 Mudpie

Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:00 PM

I love Looking for Alibrandi. Actually might watch the tonight.

#15 Lyra

Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:02 PM

Mad Max
Muriel's wedding

#16 Stardusties

Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:06 PM

A surf movie called Newcastle. I also love Red Dog even though I cry like a baby every time.

#17 be_a_butterfly

Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:10 PM

The Dish
The Castle

#18 erindiv

Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:13 PM

The Castle.

The Nugget. This is also DBF's favourite as he is a prospector and forever chasing that elusive giant nugget.

#19 RoxieHart

Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:14 PM

Muriel's Wedding
The Castle
The Dish
Red Dog
The Heartbreak Kid
The Sapphires
Dating The Enemy

#20 HRH Countrymel

Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:15 PM

Death in Brunswick

I loved 'The Big Steal' - (but I don't think I've watched it in over 18 years so it could be the pleasant hue of memory skewing my judgement)

#21 F.E.B.E

Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:15 PM

Muriel's Wedding
The Castle
The Year my Voice Broke
Rabbit Proof Fence
The Sapphires
Two Hands
Picnic at Hanging Rock
Moulin Rouge
Gettin' Square
Strictly Ballroom
Romper Stomper

#22 JRA

Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:16 PM

Oh tough.

The Dish is certainly there, I loved Malcom at the time, but that was a bloody long time ago, and don't know if I feel the same now.

Sunday Too far away really has to probably my top one I can think of now

Storm Boy is also up there

Edited by JRA, 27 January 2013 - 04:17 PM.

#23 little lion

Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:19 PM

Probably "Little Fish".

#24 Neko NoNo

Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:23 PM

Picnic at Hanging Rock
My Brilliant Career
As Time Goes By

#25 cardamom

Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:30 PM

Looking for Alibrandi
Beautiful Kate
The Black Balloon

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