Top Australian films of all-time

Australian films do not get as much attention on the world stage, but many of these names would be familiar to audiences. If people are looking for some international options when looking for some on-line options. Here is a great place to start.

These are the biggest Australian films in Australia*

The no. 1 Australian film at the Australian box office is still Crocodile Dundee (1986), with earnings of $47,707,045 (AU). 

Titles new to the top Australian films of all-time in 2019: Ride Like a Girl Top End Wedding , Storm Boy , Palm Beach and Hotel Mumbai.*

The Reel Dialogue team has given our ratings of the films. Families need to be sure to check ratings of the films prior to watching the films.

Check out this article and the Edge talk on how to define Australian Films

RankingFilmYearRD rating
1Crocodile Dundee19864 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
2Australia20082.5 out of 5 stars (2.5 / 5)
3Babe19954 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
4Happy Feet20063 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
5Lion20174 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
6Moulin Rouge20014 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
7The Great Gatsby20133 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
8Peter Rabbit20182 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
9Crocodile Dundee II19882 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
10Strictly Ballroom19924 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
11Mad Max: Fury Road20155 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)
12Red Dog20114 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
13The Dressmaker20153.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
14The Dish20004 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
15The Man from Snowy River19825 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)
16The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert19943 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
17The Water Diviner20144 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
18Muriel’s Wedding19944 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
19Mao’s Last Dancer20093.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
20The Sapphires20123.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
21Tomorrow, When the War Began2010
22Young Einstein1988
23Lantana20014 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
24Ladies in Black20185 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)
25Gallipoli19815 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)
26Ride Like a Girl20193.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
27The Wog Boy2000
28The Piano19934 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
29Oddball20153 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
30Mad Max 219814 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

Enjoy these films from the land down under. A way to connect with the films from this amazing country.

*Data provided by Screen Australia