Most Popular Aboriginal Movies and TV Shows
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1. Unforgiven (1992)
R | 130 min | Drama, Western
Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny (Clint Eastwood) reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner Ned Logan (Morgan Freeman) and a young man, The "Schofield Kid" (Jaimz Woolvett).
Votes: 349,599 | Gross: $101.16M
2. The Mission (1986)
PG | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Eighteenth century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal.
Votes: 52,465 | Gross: $17.22M
3. Muriel's Wedding (1994)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
A young social outcast in Australia steals money from her parents to finance a vacation where she hopes to find happiness, and perhaps love.
Votes: 32,860 | Gross: $15.19M
4. Turkish Ice-Cream (2019)
120 min | Drama, History, War
The two Turks went to Australia. They provide their livelihood by selling ice-cream with a wheelbarrow and camel show in festivals. In 1915 they learned that there was a war in the country.... See full summary »
6. The Castle (1997)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
A working-class family from Melbourne, Australia fights city hall after being told they must vacate their beloved family home to allow for infrastructural expansion.
Votes: 14,073 | Gross: $0.86M
7. Goldstone (2016)
R | 110 min | Crime, Thriller
Indigenous Detective Jay Swan arrives in the frontier town of Goldstone on a missing persons inquiry. What seems like a simple light duty investigation opens a web of crime and corruption. ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,702 | Gross: $0.09M
10. Mental (2012)
Not Rated | 116 min | Comedy, Drama
A charismatic, crazy hothead transforms a family's life when she becomes the nanny of five girls whose mother has cracked from her husband's political ambitions and his infidelity.
Votes: 4,702 | Gross: $0.02M
12. Charlie's Country (2013)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama
Displeased with the intervention of whitefella laws, Charlie takes off to live the old way and sets off a chain reaction of enlightening difficulties.
14. The White Dawn (1974)
PG | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In 1896, three whalers are stranded in the Arctic North Canada and seek refuge with an Eskimo tribe. Gradually, they gain control with the Eskimo village and introduce gambling, booze, ... See full summary »
15. Cape No. 7 (2008)
129 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A unusual group of people in a village on the coast of Taiwan form a band to perform at a beach concert, while the lead singer searches for the intended recipient of 7 lost love letters.
16. Jedda the Uncivilized (1955)
101 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Set against the harsh natural surrounds of outback Northern Territory, Jedda captures a rare and honest glimpse into the heart and history of indigenous Australia. Young Jedda is caught ... See full summary »
19. Servant or Slave (2016 TV Movie)
58 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Bringing to light the heartbreaking experiences of Rita Wright, Rita Wenberg, Violet West, Adelaide Wenberg and Valerie Linow, Servant or Slave is a film of courage, strength and the ... See full summary »
22. Dead Heart (1996)
104 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A no holds barred look into the gaping divisions which exist within an Aboriginal settlement in outback Australia. These separations split the inhabitants, straining relationships until something has to give.
24. Mabo (2012 TV Movie)
Mabo tells the story of one of Australia's national heroes - Eddie Koiki Mabo, the Torres Strait Islander who left school at age 15, yet spearheaded the High Court challenge that overthrew the fiction of terra nullius.
25. Starlight (1996)
100 min | Sci-Fi
Adrianna (Chong) is a beautiful alien woman who has come to Earth in search of a half alien man (Wirth). She needs him to help her defeat the evil alien Pallas, who himself is out to kill her.
26. Yolngu Boy (2001)
88 min | Adventure, Drama
Lorrpu, Botj and Milika are three Yolngu (Aboriginal) teenagers who once shared a childhood dream of becoming great hunters together. But as teenagers they changed: Botj did bad things ... See full summary »
27. Mad Bastards (2010)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama
TJ's quest to find the son he's never known, takes him on a journey across the remote and stunning Kimberley landscape. On the road, TJ questions his life of violence... he meets a host of ... See full summary »
29. The Commitments (2016)
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A musical with Soul, is an original musical based on the shared histories of Garlambirla, otherwise known as Coffs Harbour, on the mid-north coast of New South Wales.
31. The Experimental Eskimos (2009)
70 min | Documentary
In the early 1960s the Canadian government conducted an experiment in social engineering. Three young Inuit boys were separated from their families in the Arctic and were sent to Ottawa, ... See full summary »
36. Over the Hill (1992)
PG | 99 min | Drama, Romance
Alma can't stand to have one more birthday without seeing her estranged daughter, Elizabeth, who lives in Sydney, Australia. But Alma doesn't fit into her daughter's political-hostess life ... See full summary »
37. Initiation (1987)
92 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
After the death of his mother, teenage Danny visits his father Matt Malloy on a lonesome farm in Australia, where he lives with a girlfriend and her daughter Stevie. The farm has been going... See full summary »
39. A Waltz Through the Hills (1988 TV Movie)
122 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Two Australian orphans undertake a dangerous overland journey towards a ship bound for England-and their only surviving relatives. They are helped along the way by an Aboriginal man who helps them live off the land and avoid detection.
42. The Curse (1973)
100 min | Drama
An old man who works for a landlord brings a young worker to paint the house for him. The old landlord is alcoholic and has a young wife and together they manage a ranch. Little by little ... See full summary »
44. Wolf Canyon (2009 TV Movie)
22 min | Comedy
Isolated from any urban contact, the dysfunctional TV cast and crew of a third-rate syndicated action series "Wolf Canyon", fight spirit numbing boredom and madness in their makeshift trailer town on a Native reservation.
45. Ayaa: A Hero's Journey (2008)
48 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The story of an Aboriginal Veteran who has discovered the woman next door is the child who's life he saved in Holland in WWII.
46. Elements (2018)
25 min | Documentary | Completed
A unique journey into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Culture and Country through the four elements of Earth, Water, Wind and Fire.
49. Ace of Spades (2012)
13 min | Short, Mystery, Thriller
The film is a contemporary re-imagining of an Aboriginal Australian story, where two young filmmakers travel to a rural Mission town to discover the truth behind the story of the 'Ace of Spades'.