Chris Haywood

Boar

Boar

Boar
IMDb: 5.2
96 min

In the harsh, yet beautiful Australian outback lives a beast, an animal of staggering size, with a ruthless, driving need for blood and destruction. It cares for none, defends its territory with brutal force, and kills with a raw, animalistic savagery unlike any have seen before.

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Genre: Horror
Swerve

Swerve

Swerve
IMDb: 5.4
83 min

Driving cross-country to a job interview, Colin takes a short cut and comes across a fatal road accident. One of the drivers, Jina, is shaken but unhurt; the other has been killed instantly. Beside the dead body is a briefcase full of money, which Colin turns in to the local police. But getting out of town proves a nightmare, as Colin\'s good deed causes a series of bizarre events to unfold.

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Beneath Hill 60

Beneath Hill 60

Beneath Hill 60
IMDb: 7.1
122 min

The true story of Australia\'s cat-and-mouse underground mine warfare – one of the most misunderstood, misrepresented and mystifying conflicts of WW I. It was a secret struggle BENEATH the Western Front that combined daring engineering, technology and science, and few on the surface knew of the brave, claustrophobic and sometimes barbaric work of these tunnellers.

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Shine

Shine

Shine
IMDb: 7.7
105 min

Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim.

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Muriel’s Wedding

Muriel’s Wedding

Muriel’s Wedding
IMDb: 7.2
106 min

A young social outcast in Australia steals money from her parents to finance a vacation where she hopes to find happiness, and perhaps love.

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Quigley Down Under

Quigley Down Under

Quigley Down Under
IMDb: 6.9
119 min

American Matt Quigley answers Australian land baron Elliott Marston\'s ad for a sharpshooter to kill the dingoes on his property. But when Quigley finds out that Marston\'s real target is the aborigines, Quigley hits the road. Now, even American expatriate Crazy Cora can\'t keep Quigley safe in his cat-and-mouse game with the homicidal Marston.

Dogs in Space

Dogs in Space

Dogs in Space
IMDb: 6.6
103 min

The place is Melbourne, Australia 1978. The punk phenomenon is sweeping the country and Dogs In Space, a punk group, are part of it. In a squat, in a dodgy suburb, live a ragtag collection of outcasts and don\'t-wanna-be\'s who survive on a diet of old TV space films, drugs and good music. And the satellite SKYLAB could crash through their roof at any moment...

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Razorback

Razorback

Razorback
IMDb: 6.0
95 min

In the Australian outback a vicious wild boar kills and causes havoc to a small community.

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The Man from Snowy River

The Man from Snowy River

The Man from Snowy River
IMDb: 7.3
104 min

Jim Craig has lived his first 18 years in the mountains of Australia on his father\'s farm. The death of his father forces him to go to the low lands to earn enough money to get the farm back on its feet. Kirk Douglas plays two roles as twin brothers who haven\'t spoken for years, one of whom was Jim\'s father\'s best friend and the other of whom is the father of the girl he wants to marry.

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Breaker Morant

Breaker Morant

Breaker Morant
IMDb: 7.8
107 min

During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who hopes to distance themselves from the irregular practices of the war. The trial does not progress as smoothly as expected by the General Staff, as the defence puts up a strong fight in the courtroom.

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Genre: Best History
The Cars That Ate Paris

The Cars That Ate Paris

The Cars That Ate Paris
IMDb: 5.6
87 min

After the death of his brother on the road, unemployed and unstable drifter Arthur Waldo stays for a while in the rural Australian town of Paris as the guest of the mayor, who hopes he will become a permanent member of the Paris population. Arthur soon realizes the quaint hamlet has a sinister secret: they orchestrate car accidents and rob the victims. Survivors are brought to the local hospital, lobotomized, and used for a local doctor\'s experiments.

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