Films | Melbourne


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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View Event: 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 ..
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View Event: 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 vide ..
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View Event: 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 dinner ..
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View Event: Crackerjack
Crackerjack
Melbourne
There has been a number of films named Crackerjack but the best was the 2002 Crackerjack shot in Melbourne starring Mick Molloy, Bill Hunter, Frank Wilson, Monica Maughan, John Clarke, Samuel Johnson, ..
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View Event: 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 bet ..
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View Event: Films Shot in Melbourne
Films Shot in Melbourne
Melbourne
A search of IMDb Movie database in 2007 showed over 190 films have been shot in Melbourne including the world's first feature film The Story of the Kelly Gang filmed in Heidelberg and is generally tho ..
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View Event: 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 f ..
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View Event: 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 su ..
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View Event: 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 less ..
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View Event: Mad Max
Mad Max
Little River
In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang. Taking place in a dystopian Australia in the near future, Mad Max tells the story of a highw ..
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View Event: 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 Australia ..
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View Event: 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 Austr ..
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View Event: Ride Like a Girl
Ride Like a Girl
Melbourne
Ride Like a Girl - Film Ride Like a Girl tells the incredible life story of Michelle Payne, the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup. The story of Michelle Payne, who in 2015 became the ..
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View Event: 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 ..
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View Event: 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 Ton ..
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View Event: 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 fo ..
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View Event: 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 ..
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View Event: 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's 70 minute length was unprecedented when it was released in 1906. The film cost an estimated $2,250 and was filmed in ..
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View Event: 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 s ..
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View Event: 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 his ..
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