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PG-13| 2 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
With the globe on the brink of World War II, Lady Sarah Ashley (Nicole Kidman) travels from Britain to Australia to inspect a cattle ranch she inherited. Reluctantly joining forces with a rugged local known as the Drover (Hugh Jackman), she sets out on a cattle drive across hundreds of miles of harsh terrain to save her ranch. But when they finally reach the town of Darwin, they must contend with the same Japanese bombers that just rained death upon Pearl Harbor.

Cast: Nicole Kidman , Hugh Jackman , David Wenham , Bryan Brown , Jack Thompson , David Gulpilil , Brandon Walters , Essie Davis

Director: Baz Luhrmann

Genres: War, Adventure, Romance, Drama, Western

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Australia (2008)

Release Date: November 26th, 2008|2 hr. 45 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 92 )
  • If looks were everything, director Baz Luhrmann's epic salute to his native land would be the movie of the year. But, crikey, a padded script bloated with subplots and shameless sentimentality can wear you down. show more

  • [Luhrmann's] movie is all over the map. But what a gorgeous map it is. The too-muchness, like the too-longness, befits the Northern Territory's vastness. In its heart of hearts Australia is an old-fashioned Western -- a Northern, if you will -- and all the more enjoyable for it. show more

  • Epic piffle. show more

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  • November 10, 2010 kinoshika
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  • August 04, 2009 MRSG 9064
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    DO NOT waste your money. This was awful. We rented it as a DVD, and turned it off to watch NCIS reruns!

  • March 28, 2009 Steeplec
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    So boring! I should have walked out. So so long.

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