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Australia (2008)

PG-13
165 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over ...See moreSet in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand. See less
Writers
Stuart Beattie (screenplay) | Baz Luhrmann (screenplay) (story) | Ronald Harwood (screenplay) | Richard Flanagan (screenplay)
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Budget
$ 130,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 14,800,723
Gross (USA)
$ 49,554,002
Gross (World)
$ 211,342,221
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Release date
Nov 26, 2008 (United States)

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Shea Adams
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Ramsden Ramsden   See fewer
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Tony Barry
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Jamal Sydney Bednarz
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Damian Bradford
Constable #1 Constable #1   See fewer
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Bryan Brown
King Carney King Carney   See fewer
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Nathin Butler
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Tara Carpenter
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Rebecca Chatfield
Magarri's Niece Magarri's Niece   See fewer
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Lillian Crombie
Bandy Legs Bandy Legs   See fewer
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Max Cullen
Old Drunk Old Drunk   See fewer
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Cath Carney Cath Carney   See fewer
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Arthur Dignam
Father Benedict Father Benedict   See fewer
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Michelle Dyzla
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Haidee Gaudry
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Sandy Gore
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Terence Gregory
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David Gulpilil
King George King George   See fewer
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Nigel Harbach
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Joy Hilditch
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Matthew Hills
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Jimmy Hong
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Bill Hunter
Skipper (Qantas Sloop) Skipper (Qantas Sloop)   See fewer
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Robert Jago
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Nathan Lawson
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Cody Lea
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Jack Leech
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Charles Leung
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John Martin
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Logan Mattingley
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Adam McMonigal
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Ben Mendelsohn
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Dylan Minggun
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Phillippe Moon
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