Movies about Australia

Movies about Australia
List of the best movies about Australia, selected by visitors to our site: A Few Less Men, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, Mea Culpa, Angel of Mine, Hotel Mumbai, Lion, The Rover, Mental, Red Dog: True Blue, Mad Max.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
A Few Less Men (2017)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryAustralia, USA, United Kingdom
Duration02:39

Travel plans for three men in ill-fitting wedding tuxedos goes horribly wrong.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:28

The continuing adventures of the Portokalos family. A follow-up to the 2002 comedy, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding."

Mea Culpa (2014)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium, USA
Duration01:30

Franck and Simon are both good cops. They work as partners. But their lives take a tailspin when Simon, driving drunk, causes a tragic car wreck. A few years later, out of the police, he is forced to take matters into his own hands when his family is in danger.

Angel of Mine (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:37

A woman grieving over the death of her daughter loses grip of reality when she begins to think her girl may still be alive.

Hotel Mumbai (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:51

Mumbai, India, November 26, 2008. While several terrorists spread hatred and death through the city, others attack the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. Both hotel staff and guests risk their lives, making unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and keep everyone safe while help arrives.

Lion (2016)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, biography
CountryAustralia, United Kingdom, USA, India
Duration01:43

A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

The Rover (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, drama, crime
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:43

10 years after a global economic collapse, a hardened loner pursues the men who stole his car through the lawless wasteland of the Australian outback, aided by the brother of one of the thieves.

Mental (2012)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryAustralia, USA

A charismatic, crazy hothead transforms a family's life when she becomes the nanny of five girls.

Red Dog: True Blue (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, biography
CountryAustralia, USA

Explores the early events leading up to Red Dog's discovery on the road to Dampier, and his ultimate rise from ordinary dog to Australian legend.

Mad Max (1979)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:33

In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.

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Becoming Bond (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, documentary, biography, history
CountryUSA

The stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond despite having never acted a day in his life.

Escape From Pretoria (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA, South Africa, Germany

South Africa, 1978. Tim Jenkin and Stephen Lee, two white political activists from the African National Congress imprisoned by the apartheid regime, put a plan in motion to escape from the infamous Pretoria Prison.

Under the Sea 3D (2009)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredocumentary
CountryCanada, USA
Duration00:40

Imagine a world of incredible color and beauty. Of crabs wearing jellyfish for hats. Of fish disguised as frogs, stones and shag carpets. Of a kaleidoscope of life dancing and weaving, floating and darting in an underwater wonderland. Now, go explore it! Howard Hall and his filmmaking team, who brought you Deep Sea and Into the Deep, take you into tropical waters alive with adventure: the Great Barrier Reef and other South Pacific realms. Narrated by Jim Carrey and featuring astonishing camerawork, this amazing film brings you face to fin with Nature's marvels, from the terrible grandeur (and terrible teeth) of a Great White to the comic antics of a lovestruck cuttlefish. Excitement and fun run deep Under the Sea!

Absolute Deception (2013)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Australia, Canada
Duration01:32

A widowed reporter recruits the help of a federal agent to investigate her late husband's secrets, but the two become the target of unknown attackers. When FBI Agent John Nelson’s key informant, Miles, is abducted and shot, all that’s left is a severed finger. In order to find a new lead, Nelson travels to New York City to inform widowed magazine reporter Rebecca Scott that her long dead husband, Miles, had only recently been murdered to see if she had heard from him in recent years. Perplexed, Scott joins Agent Nelson in the wealthy enclave of Australia’s Gold Coast to find out what really happened. The two soon discover Miles may have been part of an elaborate “Ponzi scheme” to bilk investors, and a vengeful billionaire, out of millions of dollars. As more layers of Miles’ secret life are exposed, can the two stay ahead of the mysterious attackers who will stop at nothing to halt their investigation?

Million Dollar Mermaid (1952)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, musical, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

After overcoming polio, Annette Kellerman achieves fame and creates a scandal when her one-piece bathing suit is considered indecent.

Black Water (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:30

A deep cover operative awakens to find himself imprisoned on a submarine. With the help of a fellow prisoner and an amateur agent, he must race against the clock to escape the vessel and expose who set him up.

Holy Smoke (1999)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:55

While on a journey of discovery in exotic India, beautiful young Ruth Barron falls under the influence of a charismatic religious guru. Her desperate parents then hire PJ Waters, a macho cult de-programmer who confronts Ruth in a remote desert hideaway. But PJ quickly learns that he's met his match in the sexy, intelligent and iron-willed Ruth.

Return to Nim's Island (2013)
Markimdb: 5
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA

Fourteen year old Nim, more determined than ever to protect her island and all the wildlife that call it home, faces off against resort developers and animal poachers. Soon she realizes she can’t depend on her animal cohorts alone and must make her first human friend – Edmund, who’s run away to the island from the mainland – to save her home.

The Dry (2021)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryAustralia, USA, United Kingdom

Aaron Falk returns to his drought-stricken hometown to attend a tragic funeral. But his return opens a decades-old wound - the unsolved death of a teenage girl.

Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

Sue Ellen Crandell is a teenager eagerly awaiting her mother's summer-long absence. While the babysitter looks after her rambunctious younger siblings, Sue Ellen can party and have fun. But then the babysitter abruptly dies, leaving the Crandells short on cash. Sue Ellen finds a sweet job in fashion by lying about her age and experience on her résumé. But, while her siblings run wild, she discovers the downside of adulthood

Submerged (2015)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:21

A limo ride turns hellish as several kidnappers set their sights on the young people inside.

The Sundowners (1960)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:13

In the Australian Outback, the Carmody family--Paddy, Ida and their teenage son Sean--are sheep drovers, always on the move. Ida and Sean want to settle down and buy a farm. Paddy wants to keep moving. A sheep-shearing contest, the birth of a child, drinking, gambling and a race horse will all have a part in the final decision.

A Free Soul (1931)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA

An alcoholic lawyer who successfully defended a notorious gambler on a murder charge objects when his free-spirited daughter becomes romantically involved with him.

Felony (2013)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryAustralia, USA

Three detectives become embroiled in a tense struggle after a tragic accident that leaves a child in critical condition. One is guilty of a crime, one will try to cover it up, and the other attempts to expose it. How far will these men go to disguise and unravel the truth?

Sabrina, Down Under (1999)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA

Sabrina travels to Australia's Great Barrier Reef with her best friend Gwen, a fellow witch from England, for a week-long vacation where they try to help protect a hidden mermaid colony whose habitat is threatened by ocean pollution, and by a local marine biologist determined to find the colony as his claim to fame. While Sabrina finds romance with a "merman" from the mermaid colony, Salem the cat finds a possible romance with another witch-turned-into-a-cat, named Hilary, but finds Sabrina's problems interfering with his plans.

In Search of the Castaways (1962)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

Two teenagers, Mary (Hayley Mills) and Robert (Keith Hamshere) are lead by Professor Paganel (Maurice Chevalier) on a search expedition for the children's shipwrecked sea captain father. This Disney film was based upon Jules Verne's 1868 adventure novel Captain Grant's Children.

Fury (1936)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

Joe, who owns a gas station along with his brothers and is about to marry Katherine, travels to the small town where she lives to visit her, but is wrongly mistaken for a wanted kidnapper and arrested.

Wimbledon (2004)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:38

A pro tennis player has lost his ambition and has fallen in rank to 119. Fortunately for him, he meets a young player on the women's circuit who helps him recapture his focus for Wimbledon.

The Light Between Oceans (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, New Zealand, USA, India, Australia
Duration02:40

A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from an adrift rowboat.

Airborne (1993)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, adventure, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Mitchell Goosen is sixteen/seventeen year old kid from California who loves to surf and roller blade. Yet, his parents, who are two zoologists were given a grant to work in Australia. The only problem was: Mitchell couldn't go with them. So, he gets sent to stay with his aunt, uncle, and cousin in Cincinnati, Ohio. When he arrives, he meets his cousin who is also his new roommate for the next six months: Wiley. Mitchell then goes to school and gets on the bad side of the high school hockey players. Mitchell and Wiley end up enduring weeks of torture from the guys. Then, the big guys and Mitchell and Wiley have to learn to get along to try to beat the Central High School rivals in a competition down Devil's Backbone




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