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Films | Melbourne - Cinema & Movies What's On - Index
Films shot in and around Melbourne starting with The Story of the Kelly Gang universally recognised as the world's first ever full-length feature film.

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The Castle
The Castle
3 Dagonet St, Strathmore
The Castle is one of the finest Australian films to come out of Australia not just Melbourne. Is there a funnier film that typifies the Australian fighting spirit than The Castle? The Castle is...

Animal Kingdom
Animal Kingdom
Melbourne
Set and filmed in Melbourne, award winning Animal Kingdom is a taut thriller set amidst the explosive world of a family addicted to crime, as experienced through the eyes of a naive 17 year-old youth...

Big Mamma's Boy
Big Mamma's Boy
Melbourne
A comedy about life, love and lasagna. An Italian man's experience of life, romance and trying to move out of his mother's house to establish his independence. If the Big Mamma's Boy Teaser...

Charlotte's Web
Charlotte's Web
Melbourne
Charlotte's Web was filmed in Melbourne and surrounding Victorian locations for four months in 2005. Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows he will end up on the...

Chopper
Chopper
Australia
Chopper (feature film) | Chopper (book) Few Australian films have sparked as much controversy as Chopper, beginning well before it arrived in cinemas in 2000. Why perpetuate the myth of Mark...

Crackerjack
Crackerjack
Melbourne
Larrikin Aussie comedian Mick Molloy is Jack Simpson - office worker, drifter and total scammer. When he joins the local bowling club just to score free inner-city parking, little does he know he...

Death in Brunswick
Death in Brunswick
Brunswick
The film Death in Brunswick (also known as Nothing to Lose) was shot in Melbourne and remains one of the funniest Australian comedies. Sam Neill is fantastic - his comedic roles are few and far...

Filmed in Melbourne
Filmed in Melbourne
Melbourne
A search of IMDb Movie database in 2007 showed over 190 films have been filmed in Melbourne including the world's first feature film The Story of the Kelly Gang filmed in Heidelberg and is generally...

Ghost Rider
Ghost Rider
Melbourne
Parts of the film Ghost Rider starring Nicolas Cage was filmed in Melbourne. Based on the Marvel character, stunt motorcyclist Johnny Blaze gives up his soul to become a hellblazing vigilante, to...

Kenny
Kenny
Melbourne
Kenny is a 2006 Australian mockumentary film starring Shane Jacobson as Kenny, a Melbourne plumber who works for plumbing company Splashdown. The film is shot entirely on location in the western...

Love The Beast
Love The Beast
Melbourne
Eric Bana's directorial debut 'Love The Beast' is a 1974 Ford XB Falcon Coupe. Love the Beast is a 2009 documentary film featuring Bana, Jay Leno, Jeremy Clarkson, and Phil McGraw. Bana's...

Mad Max
Mad Max
Little River
Mad Max is one of the most successful Australian movies ever made and spawned a five-decadespanning franchise. George Miller's dystopian action film exploded into cinemas in Australia in April...

Melbourne: festival city
Melbourne: festival city
Melbourne
Melbourne: festival city is a film presentation by Culture Victoria Culture Victoria is a gateway to Victoria's cultural collections and organisations. View Melbourne: festival city This is...

Midnight Oil 1984
Midnight Oil 1984
Melbourne
A vivid portrait of the era and the songs that embodied it. MIDNIGHT OIL 1984 is the story of the sweat-soaked, hardworking rock and roll band whose music galvanised a generation of young...

Picnic at Hanging Rock
Picnic at Hanging Rock
Hanging Rock Mount Macedon
Picnic at Hanging Rock is a 1975 Australian film adaptation of the novel of the same name. It premiered at the Hindley Cinema Complex in Adelaide on 8 August 1975. It became one of the first...

Ride Like a Girl
Ride Like a Girl
Melbourne
The inspirational true story of jockey Michelle Payne, who beat catastrophic injury and odds of a 100-1, to become the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup. The story of Michelle Payne,...

Rosalie Ham: The Dressmaker
Rosalie Ham: The Dressmaker
Australia
Tilly Dunnage has come home to care for her mad old mother. She left the small Victorian town of Dungatar years before, and became an accomplished couturier in Paris. Now she earns her living making...

Salaam Namaste - Bollywood in Melbourne
Salaam Namaste - Bollywood in Melbourne
Melbourne
Bollywood in Melbourne Cosmopolitan and stylish Melbourne has provided the backdrop for India's latest blockbuster Bollywood film Salaam Namaste. Salaam Namaste is the first Indian movie filmed...

Spotswood
Spotswood
Spotswood
The comedy film Spotswood was made in 1990-1991 and directed by Mark Joffe. With an incredible cast by today's standards, it included such well known names as Anthony Hopkins, Russell Crowe and...

State Film Centre | Video's
State Film Centre | Video's
Melbourne
Designed to collect and maintain a film library for general public consumption, the State Film Centre was established in 1946. It became a leading cultural institution for not only the archiving...

The BBQ
The BBQ
Melbourne
The BBQ is an Australian comedy film written and directed by Stephen Amis, filmed on location at Wodonga. My Kitchen Rules co-host Manu Feildel has a guest role in this film. Dazza has a passion...

The Story of the Kelly Gang
The Story of the Kelly Gang
Melbourne
Widely regarded as the "world's" first feature length film, The Story of Ned Kelly - 70 minute in length was unprecedented when it was released in 1906. The film cost an estimated $2,250 and was...

Top 10 Melbourne Films
Top 10 Melbourne Films
Melbourne
Nominating anything as a top 10 is always subjective but nominating a Top 10 Melbourne Films is downright outrageous. OK, here are our top 10 films based on the following criteria: Australian...

Where the Wild Things Are
Where the Wild Things Are
Melbourne
Where the Wild Things Are was filmed at Fox Studios and around Melbourne. Plot Outline: An adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic children's story, where Max, a mischievous little boy, creates...



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