Meat Pie Westerns, Kangaroo Westerns, Australian Westerns

A broad list of Australian westerns, including revisionist westerns, invasion tales, bushranger films, Aboriginal fugitive movies, Hollywood curiosities, colonial horrors, modern takes, and Mad Max. Suggestions welcome in the comments.

Curated on the occasion of the release of Stephen Maxwell Johnson’s High Ground, starring Simon Baker, Jacob Junior Nayinggul, Jack Thompson and Callan Mulvey. Available now on digital and on demand via Samuel Goldwyn Films.

Read Leo Koziol’s interview with Stephen Maxwell Johnson.

  • The Drover's Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson
  • The Furnace
  • High Ground
  • True History of the Kelly Gang
  • The Nightingale
  • Sweet Country
  • The Legend of Ben Hall
  • Goldstone
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Rover
  • The Outlaw Michael Howe
  • Mystery Road
  • Red Hill
  • Van Diemen's Land
  • Lucky Country
  • Shadows of the Past
  • Australia
  • Nice Shootin' Cowboy
  • The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce
  • The Proposition
  • Ned
  • Ned Kelly
  • The Tracker
  • Oscar and Lucinda
  • McLeod's Daughters
  • Lightning Jack
  • Reckless Kelly
  • Quigley Down Under
  • Minnamurra
  • The Man From Snowy River II
  • Shame
  • Bullseye
  • Archer's Adventure
  • Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome
  • Robbery Under Arms
  • We of the Never Never
  • The Man from Snowy River
  • Mad Max 2
  • The Last of the Knucklemen
  • Mad Max
  • The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith
  • Raw Deal
  • Barney
  • Mad Dog Morgan
  • Surrender in Paradise
  • Inn of the Damned
  • The True Story of Eskimo Nell
  • Stone
  • Ned Kelly
  • Adam's Woman
  • Journey Out Of Darkness
  • Shadow of the Boomerang
  • The Sundowners
  • Robbery Under Arms
  • The Phantom Stockman
  • Captain Thunderbolt
  • Kangaroo
  • The Kangaroo Kid
  • Bitter Springs
  • Sons of Matthew
  • Eureka Stockade
  • The Overlanders
  • Captain Fury
  • Rangle River
  • When the Kellys Rode
  • Stingaree
  • The Squatter's Daughter
  • When the Kellys Were Out
  • Robbery Under Arms
  • Thunderbolt
  • The Life and Adventures of John Vane, the Notorious Australian Bushranger
  • Eureka Stockade
  • The Story of the Kelly Gang