5 Best Movies About Australia

Monday, December 6 by Matt McGew

If you love Australia, then you certainly won't want to miss the 5 best movies about Australia. Australia is a country located in the South Pacific and these films are not only set in this beautiful country, but offer viewers insight into the history and culture of the country. 

  1. "Australia" This epic originally released in 2008 features Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman. The film is set between 1939 and 1942 and tells the story of the bombing of Darwin during World War II.
  2. "Crocodile Dundee" The top grossing Australian film of all time. This movie star Paul Hogan and is set in the famous Australian Outback. The movie is based on a true story about an American reporter that goes to the Outback and meets an eccentric crocodile poacher.
  3. "Mad Max" This classic action film stars Mel Gibson and tells the story of love and vengeance in a post-apocalyptic Australia. This was the first film of the Mad Max trilogy that also included "The Road Warrior" and "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome."
  4. "Quigley Down Under" Originally released in 1990, the film is a classic western set in the Australian Outback. The movie stars Tom Selleck, Alan Rickman and Laura San Giacomo.
  5. "Young Einstein" An Australian comedy classic, the film is a imagined retelling of the formative years of Albert Einstein. A popular film in America and around the world. Watch a young Einstein split a beer atom with a chisel and give a whole new meaning to the theory of relativity.
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