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List Rules The movies below must have at least one major scene that was filmed in Australia

List of movies that were filmed in Australia, including trailers of the films when available. Australia has a lot of famous landmarks and beautiful landscapes, making it a great location to film movies in. This list of famous movies shot in Australia is listed by popularity, so the movie names at the top of the list are the most well-known. This isn't necessarily a list of all movies shot in Australia, so if you notice an important film is missing then feel free to add it at the bottom of this list.

List is made up of many different movies, including Wake in Fright and The Loved Ones.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "What films were shot in Australia?" and "Which famous movies were filmed in Australia?" then you'e in the right place.

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Australia are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.

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Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson

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Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds, Patrick Stewart

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Moulin Rouge! Nicole Kidman, Ozzy Osbourne, Kylie Minogue

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Superman Returns Marlon Brando, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth

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Dark City is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Australia
Dark City Jennifer Connelly, Kiefer Sutherland, Melissa George

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Babe Hugo Weaving, James Cromwell, Miriam Margolyes

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Knowing Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne, Liam Hemsworth

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House of Wax Paris Hilton, Elisha Cuthbert, Jared Padalecki

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The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp

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Where the Wild Things Are Mark Ruffalo, Forest Whitaker, James Gandolfini

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Romper Stomper Russell Crowe, Jacqueline McKenzie, Daniel Wyllie

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Babe: Pig in the City Naomi Watts, Mickey Rooney, Hugo Weaving

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Shine Geoffrey Rush, John Gielgud, Lynn Redgrave

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Muriel's Wedding Toni Collette, Rachel Griffiths, Bill Hunter

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Our Lips Are Sealed Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate Olsen, Robert Miano

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Australia Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, David Wenham

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Walkabout Jenny Agutter, John Meillon, David Gulpilil

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Dead Calm Nicole Kidman, Sam Neill, Billy Zane

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Lantana Geoffrey Rush, Barbara Hershey, Manu Bennett

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Animal Kingdom Guy Pearce, Joel Edgerton, Jacki Weaver

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Somersault Sam Worthington, Abbie Cornish, Toby Schmitz

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War Jason Statham, Nadine Velazquez, Jet Li

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The Loved Ones Xavier Samuel, Robin McLeavy, Gulliver McGrath

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Sleeping Beauty Emily Browning, Joel Tobeck, Sarah Snook

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Wake in Fright Donald Pleasence, Jack Thompson, John Meillon

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A Ring of Endless Light Mischa Barton, Jared Padalecki, James Whitmore

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The Sum of Us Russell Crowe, Rebekah Elmaloglou, Jack Thompson

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The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce Ciarán McMenamin, Chris Haywood, Daniel Wyllie

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The Dove Dabney Coleman, Deborah Raffin, John Anderson

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Samson and Delilah Marissa Gibson, Rowan McNamara, Roland Gallois

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Looking for Alibrandi Greta Scacchi, Anthony LaPaglia, Matthew Newton

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Black Water Ben Oxenbould, Diana Glenn, Maeve Dermody

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The Tree Charlotte Gainsbourg, Marton Csokas, Aden Young

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Little Fish Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving, Sam Neill

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Two Hands Rose Byrne, Heath Ledger, Bryan Brown

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They're a Weird Mob Ed Devereaux, John Meillon, Chips Rafferty

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Garage Days Marton Csokas, Holly Brisley, Andy Anderson

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The Getting of Wisdom Barry Humphries, Kerry Armstrong, Maggie Kirkpatrick

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A Quiet Life Tsutomu Yamazaki, Atsuro Watabe, Nobuko Miyamoto

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A Town Like Alice Peter Finch, Vincent Ball, Virginia McKenna

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Erskineville Kings Hugh Jackman, Joel Edgerton, Roy Billing

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Ozzie Rachel Hunter, Joan Collins, Rose McIver

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Eraser Children Rob Alec, Justin Bechtold, Marie-Therese Bjornerud

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The Kid Stakes Tal Ordell, Charles Roberts, Frank Boyd

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Blame Sophie Lowe, Ashley Zukerman, Kestie Morassi

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The Boys Toni Collette, David Wenham, John Polson

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Big Mamma's Boy Holly Valance, Pia Miller, Costas Kilias

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Yolngu Boy Jack Thompson, John Sebastian Pilakui, Joe Clements