Films Shot in Flinders Ranges

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| 2h 1min | Science Fiction
2.7/5 (with 473 votes)

Deeply ensconced in a top-secret military program, three pilots struggle to bring an artificial intelligence program under control ... before it initiates the next world war.

The Rover(2014)

| 1h 43min | Crime, Drama
3.1/5 (with 411 votes)

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.

The Last Wave(1977)

| 1h 46min | Thriller, Mystery, Drama
3.4/5 (with 75 votes)

Australian lawyer David Burton agrees with reluctance to defend a group of Aboriginal people charged with murdering one of their own. He suspects the victim was targeted for violating a tribal taboo, but the defendants deny any tribal association. Burton, plagued by apocalyptic visions of water, slowly realizes danger may come from his own involvement with the Aboriginal people and their prophecies.

Directed by Peter Weir - With Richard Chamberlain, Vivean Gray, Olivia Hamnett, David Gulpilil, John Frawley, Peter J. Carroll, ...


| 1h 52min | War, Drama, Adventure, History
3.5/5 (with 192 votes)

As World War I rages, brave and youthful Australians Archy and Frank—both agile runners—become friends and enlist in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps together. They later find themselves part of the Dardanelles Campaign on the Gallipoli peninsula, a brutal eight-month conflict which pit the British and their allies against the Ottoman Empire and left over 500,000 men dead.

Holy Smoke(1999)

| 1h 55min | Comedy, Drama
2.8/5 (with 86 votes)

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.

La Belle Verte(1996)

1h 39min | Comedy
3.6/5 (with 89 votes)

As part of an intergalactic coalition, a well-meaning space alien volunteers to bring a message of self-actualization and harmony with nature to the one planet rejected by all her peers as incorrigible: Earth.

Wolf Creek(2005)

| 1h 39min | Horror, Thriller
3.1/5 (with 475 votes)

Stranded backpackers in remote Australia fall prey to a murderous bushman, who offers to fix their car, then takes them captive.

Rabbit-Proof Fence(2002)

| 1h 34min | Adventure, Drama, History
3.5/5 (with 143 votes)

In 1931, three Aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff, and set off on a trek across the Outback.

The Sundowners(1960)

| 2h 13min | Adventure
3.3/5 (with 21 votes)

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 racehorse will all have a part in the final decision.


| 1h 21min | Adventure, Kids & Family
3.0/5 (with 35 votes)

The adventures of Golden Retriever pup Napoleon and his friend, the parrot Birdo Lucci.

Road Train(2010)

2.1/5 (with 41 votes)

A supernatural thriller about a group of teenagers menaced by a driver-less train in the Australian outback.

Directed by Dean Francis - With Xavier Samuel, Bob Morley, Georgina Haig, Sophie Lowe, David Argue

Breaker Morant(1980)

| 1h 47min | Drama, History, War
3.6/5 (with 57 votes)

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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| 1h 23min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
2.7/5 (with 19 votes)

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.

The Tracker(2002)

1h 30min | Drama, History, Western
3.4/5 (with 22 votes)

Somewhere in Australia in the early 20th century outback, an Aboriginal man is accused of murdering a white woman. Three white men are on a mission to capture him with the help of an experienced Indigenous man.

Beautiful Kate(2009)

| 1h 30min | Drama
3.0/5 (with 26 votes)

Ned Kendall is asked to return to the remote and isolated family home by his sister, to say goodbye to his father who is dying. Ned also brings his young aspiring actress fiancee who struggles with the isolation. When home he starts having memories of his childhood many involving his beautiful twin sister and his older brother. These memories awaken long-buried secrets from the family's past.

Directed by Rachel Ward - With Rachel Griffiths, Bryan Brown, Sophie Lowe, Ben Mendelsohn, Suzie Bavaci, Jarrah Cocks, ...


1h 37min | Thriller, Action, Drama
3.3/5 (with 7 votes)

Filmed in the Clare Valley, Gladstone and the Flinders Ranges in South Australia, this prison movie was inspired by the true life prison riot at Bathurst Jail in 1974 and its subsequent Royal Commission into New South Wales Prisons.

Sunday Too Far Away(1975)

1h 33min | Drama
3.3/5 (with 6 votes)

A hard-drinking but hard-working gun shearer leads a group of Outback sheep herders into striking after wealthy landowners attempt to drive them from their territory.

Directed by Ken Hannam - With Jack Thompson

The Lighthorsemen(1987)

| 2h 11min | War, Drama, History
3.0/5 (with 15 votes)

Palestine, 1917. The British advance has been stopped by the Turkish line running from Gaza to Beersheba. The latest attack on Gaza has failed. The attacking forces included a regiment of Australian mounted infantry, the Light Horse... Lighthorseman Frank is wounded in a skirmish with Bedouin. He is replaced by a young soldier, Dave, who proves to be a crack shot, but reluctant to fire at the enemy. Dave proves himself during a German biplane attack. Recuperating in hospital, he meets a sympathetic nurse, Anne... The regiment is called upon for a bold flanking attack on Beersheba. But how do you convince the Turks the main attack will come at Gaza? And how do you attack across a desert without water?

Last Ride(2009)

| 1h 41min | Drama
3.4/5 (with 20 votes)

A young boy travels across Australia with his father, who's wanted by the law.

Directed by Glendyn Ivin - With Hugo Weaving


| 1h 24min | Adventure, Drama, Romance / Love
2.6/5 (with 4 votes)

In turn-of-the-century Australia, two criminals ingratiate themselves with a rancher in order to swindle him. However, the two partners become rivals for the affection of the rancher's beautiful daughter.

Robbery Under Arms(1957)

| 1h 36min | Drama, Western
2.7/5 (with 3 votes)

During the mid 1860s, brothers Dick and Jim Marston are drawn into a life of crime by their ex-convict father Ben and his friend, infamous cattlethief Captain Starlight. Making their way to Melbourne with the proceeds of a recent raid, the brothers meet and romance the Morrison sisters, Kate and Jean, whom they eventually marry; but just as they are poised to start a new life in America, Captain Starlight and his gang arrive in town, planning a raid at the local bank.

Directed by Jack Lee - With Peter Finch, Ronald Lewis


1h 28min | Drama

While in prison, Jack had two momentous experiences: he got religion, and met the woman who would become his wife. He and Alison are devoted to the idea of staying in God's good graces, so they have moved to a remote power station in central Australia, far from anything. Into this possibly idyllic arrangement comes a rootless young man who the power company has hired on to be the station's handyman. Tensions escalate between the men as their conflicting values rub up against one another.

Directed by Simon Target - With Tim Roth

Robbery Under Arms(1985)

2h 21min | Western, History
3.2/5 (with 2 votes)

Fourth adaptation and first made for television of the classic Australian bushranger novel "Robbery Under Arms" by Rolf Boldrewood. Made by the South Australian Film Corporation during the mini-series boom of the 1980s and lensed in the Flinders Ranges, it stars Sam Neill as the infamous Captain Starlight.

One Night the Moon(2001)

| 57min | Drama, Music, Mystery
3.3/5 (with 3 votes)

Based on the true story of a young girl who went missing in the Australian outback in 1932.

Directed by Rachel Perkins - With Paul Kelly

Bitter Springs(1950)

1h 29min | Drama, Adventure
3.1/5 (with 3 votes)

A family buy land set around a water hole in a remote location, that is occupied by native Australians. The two groups clash.

Directed by Ralph Smart - With Tommy Trinder, Chips Rafferty, Gordon Jackson


| 1h 52min | Adventure, Drama
3.5/5 (with 229 votes)

Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.

Wrong Side of the Road(1980)

1h 20min | Drama, Music

Port Adelaide to Point Pearce. Cars, cops, cattle stations and driving rock and reggae. Two days in the lives of Aboriginal bands, US MOB and NO FIXED ADDRESS. These were two of the first Aboriginal bands to be writing in a contemporary style about their own lives and playing to a wide audience. In the film the band members play themselves and the events of the film are based on their real life experiences and those of their community.

Directed by Ned Lander
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