1890s–1930s

For a more comprehensive list, see List of Australian films before 1910, List of Australian films of the 1910s, List of Australian films of the 1920s, and List of Australian films of the 1930s.

Australian filmmakers were at the forefront of cinema and film, having created what is considered the first feature-length narrative film with the release of The Story of the Kelly Gang and other early films by directors John Gavin, W. J. Lincoln and Alfred Rolfe.

Notable Australian films of the 1890s:

Notable Australian films of the early 1900s:

Notable Australian films of the 1930s:

1940s–1970s

For a more comprehensive list, see List of Australian films of the 1940s, List of Australian films of the 1950s, List of Australian films of the 1960s, and List of Australian films of the 1970s.

The mid-1900s had a slow start for Australian film, although the first Academy Award was won for an Australian film, Kokoda Front Line!. The industry picked back up during the 1970s with one of the first internationally released films, Picnic at Hanging Rock, and with the success of the series of Mad Max franchise films.

Notable Australian films of the 1940s–1950s:

Notable Australian films of the 1960s:

Notable Australian films of the 1970s:

1980s

For a more comprehensive list, see List of Australian films of the 1980s.

The Man from Snowy River was a highly acclaimed Australian film released in the 1980s, along with Crocodile Dundee which boosted the nation's economy and tourism industry. The Year My Voice Broke is also held in high regard.

Notable Australian films of the 1980s:

1990s

For a more comprehensive list, see List of Australian films of the 1990s.

The 1990s saw the release of the successful Muriel's Wedding and The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert in 1994 and The Castle in 1997. Strictly Ballroom was also a successful and influential release.

Notable Australian films of the 1990s:

2000s

For a more comprehensive list, see List of Australian films of the 2000s.

The 2000s in the history of Australian film have seen mixed success, including Moulin Rouge! revitalizing the musical film genre, award-winning short film Harvie Krumpet, and box office success Happy Feet.

Notable Australian films of the 2000s:

2010s

Main article: List of Australian films of the 2010s

2020s

Main article: List of Australian films of the 2020s

See also

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