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Australian Mateship Movies

These films feature a theme unique to Australian and New Zealand cinema: the concept of "mateship" means deep same-sex friendship that can't be conveyed physically because of sexist social norms. Luckily cinema allows for exploring this idea via lingering looks and sexy symbolism!

'Seriously Tough Nuts': F*cking Nutter Movies

We all know that one guy at the bar that you never, ever say something to; in fact, don't even look at him. Why? Because he's certifiably insane, that's why, and loves a good scrap. This is a list full of such types, including 'Chopper', 'Bronson', and 'Kill the Irishman'.

Challenging Skinhead Movies

A collection of gritty dramas focused on the 'skinhead' phenomenon: some decry racism, other explore the musical context, and some are simply challenging coming-of-age flicks. But all delve inside the heads of those who decided to shave theirs!

'Gunfire Down Under': Modern Aussie Action/Crime

Nowhere breeds tough guys like the outback! Check out the very best action and crime movies the land down under has to offer from 1990 onwards; includes recent indie gem 'The Rover' and critically acclaimed Western 'The Proposition' - starring none other than Aussie native Chris Hemsworth!

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