Tony Barry

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Tony Barry is an Australian actor who has performed in 55 feature films and 45 television series, across a four-decade career. Description above from the Wikipedia article Tony Barry, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Australia (2008)

Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Baz Luhrmann
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Essie Davis  •  David Wenham

Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Baz Luhrmann
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Essie Davis  •  David Wenham

Goodbye Pork Pie (1981)

Gerry hires a car in Kaitaia with a stolen licence and travels to Invercargill with John, who's wife has just left him. The ultimate NZ roadtrip adventure.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoff Murphy
CAST:  Tony Barry  •  Kelly Johnson  •  Claire Oberman  •  Shirley Gruar

Gerry hires a car in Kaitaia with a stolen licence and travels to Invercargill with John, who's wife has just left him. The ultimate NZ roadtrip adventure.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoff Murphy
CAST:  Tony Barry  •  Kelly Johnson  •  Claire Oberman  •  Shirley Gruar

Little Boy Lost (1978)

The True story of Stephen Walls, a young Australian farm boy, whose disappearance galvanized a continent into action. Taught to be wary of strangers, the boy cannot know that the boisterous hordes of volunteers are his saviors and not his enemies. After four tense ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Bourke
CAST:  John Hargreaves  •  Tony Barry  •  John Jarratt  •  Lorna Lesley

The True story of Stephen Walls, a young Australian farm boy, whose disappearance galvanized a continent into action. Taught to be wary of strangers, the boy cannot know that the boisterous hordes of volunteers are his saviors and not his enemies. After four tense ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Bourke
CAST:  John Hargreaves  •  Tony Barry  •  John Jarratt  •  Lorna Lesley

The Earthling (1980)

Recently diagnosed with a terminal illness, a man returns home to Australia to die in the wildness. His plans become complicated when he meets a young boy and decides to take him under his wing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Collinson
CAST:  William Holden  •  Ricky Schroder  •  Jack Thompson  •  Olivia Hamnett

Recently diagnosed with a terminal illness, a man returns home to Australia to die in the wildness. His plans become complicated when he meets a young boy and decides to take him under his wing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Collinson
CAST:  William Holden  •  Ricky Schroder  •  Jack Thompson  •  Olivia Hamnett

The Coca-Cola Kid (1985)

An eccentric marketing guru visits a Coca-Cola subsidiary in Australia to try and increase market penetration. He finds zero penetration in a valley owned by an old man who makes his own soft drinks, and visits the valley to see why. After "the Kid's" persistence ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dušan Makavejev
CAST:  Eric Roberts  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Bill Kerr  •  Chris Haywood

An eccentric marketing guru visits a Coca-Cola subsidiary in Australia to try and increase market penetration. He finds zero penetration in a valley owned by an old man who makes his own soft drinks, and visits the valley to see why. After "the Kid's" persistence ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dušan Makavejev
CAST:  Eric Roberts  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Bill Kerr  •  Chris Haywood

Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005)

UpliftingClassic

After being wrongfully convicted, a woman is imprisoned for 13 years and forced to give up her daughter. While in prison she gains the respect of her cellmates and plots her revenge on the man responsible. Once released, she begins her elaborate plan of retribution ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Park Chan-wook
CAST:  Choi Min-sik  •  Lee Young-ae  •  Kim Byeong-Ok  •  Kwon Yea-young

After being wrongfully convicted, a woman is imprisoned for 13 years and forced to give up her daughter. While in prison she gains the respect of her cellmates and plots her revenge on the man responsible. Once released, she begins her elaborate plan of retribution ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Park Chan-wook
CAST:  Choi Min-sik  •  Lee Young-ae  •  Kim Byeong-Ok  •  Kwon Yea-young

Mullet (2001)

Eddie returns to his home town on the south coast of New South Wales. Having left for the city without explanation a few years previously, he tries to pick up the pieces of his life and fit back in to the lives of those he left, including his ex-girlfriend Tully ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Caesar
CAST:  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Susie Porter  •  Andrew S. Gilbert  •  Belinda McClory

Eddie returns to his home town on the south coast of New South Wales. Having left for the city without explanation a few years previously, he tries to pick up the pieces of his life and fit back in to the lives of those he left, including his ex-girlfriend Tully ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Caesar
CAST:  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Susie Porter  •  Andrew S. Gilbert  •  Belinda McClory

The Silence (2006)

A police officer reassigned to curate a photography exhibition finds links between a series of murders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cate Shortland
CAST:  Richard Roxburgh  •  Essie Davis  •  Emily Barclay  •  Damian de Montemas

A police officer reassigned to curate a photography exhibition finds links between a series of murders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cate Shortland
CAST:  Richard Roxburgh  •  Essie Davis  •  Emily Barclay  •  Damian de Montemas

Midnite Spares (1983)

After discovering that a group of car thieves may have something to do with his father's untimely death, Steve pursues the criminals and attempts to capture them as well as prove his prowess as a racecar driver.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Masters
CAST:  James Laurie  •  Gia Carides  •  Max Cullen  •  Bruce Spence

After discovering that a group of car thieves may have something to do with his father's untimely death, Steve pursues the criminals and attempts to capture them as well as prove his prowess as a racecar driver.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Masters
CAST:  James Laurie  •  Gia Carides  •  Max Cullen  •  Bruce Spence

Shame (1988)

Hardened prosecutor Asta Cadell leaves home for a road trip down the coast of Australia. But Cadell's relaxing ride turns tense when her motorcycle malfunctions and she makes a pit stop in a remote town. Cadell meets teen Elizabeth Curtis, who confides that she has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Jodrell
CAST:  Deborra-Lee Furness  •  Simone Buchanan  •  David Franklin  •  Bill McCluskey

Hardened prosecutor Asta Cadell leaves home for a road trip down the coast of Australia. But Cadell's relaxing ride turns tense when her motorcycle malfunctions and she makes a pit stop in a remote town. Cadell meets teen Elizabeth Curtis, who confides that she has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Jodrell
CAST:  Deborra-Lee Furness  •  Simone Buchanan  •  David Franklin  •  Bill McCluskey

We of the Never Never (1982)

Based on the well-loved Australian classic by Mrs. Aeneas Gunn, this is the remarkable true story of Jeannie Gunn, a woman who fought to overcome sexual and racial prejudice amid the harsh beauties of the outback. Leaving her Melbourne existence for a new life on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Igor Auzins
CAST:  Angela Punch McGregor  •  Arthur Dignam  •  Tony Barry  •  Tom E. Lewis

Based on the well-loved Australian classic by Mrs. Aeneas Gunn, this is the remarkable true story of Jeannie Gunn, a woman who fought to overcome sexual and racial prejudice amid the harsh beauties of the outback. Leaving her Melbourne existence for a new life on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Igor Auzins
CAST:  Angela Punch McGregor  •  Arthur Dignam  •  Tony Barry  •  Tom E. Lewis

The Last Tattoo (1994)

In 1943, U.S. marines are stationed near Wellington. One of them is murdered by the boss of the Hotel Workers Union, who is sitting pretty, exempt from military service and living it up on black market profits. Girls under the control of the union - of whom the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Reid
CAST:  Tony Goldwyn  •  Kerry Fox  •  Robert Loggia  •  Rod Steiger

In 1943, U.S. marines are stationed near Wellington. One of them is murdered by the boss of the Hotel Workers Union, who is sitting pretty, exempt from military service and living it up on black market profits. Girls under the control of the union - of whom the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Reid
CAST:  Tony Goldwyn  •  Kerry Fox  •  Robert Loggia  •  Rod Steiger

The Irishman (1978)

Paddy Doolan is a man who refuses to accept change. In a new century where the motor car is changing the way things are done, the stubborn Irishman, the last of the draught-horse teamsters, continues to haul timber the old way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Crombie
CAST:  Michael Craig  •  Simon Burke  •  Robyn Nevin  •  Lou Brown

Paddy Doolan is a man who refuses to accept change. In a new century where the motor car is changing the way things are done, the stubborn Irishman, the last of the draught-horse teamsters, continues to haul timber the old way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Crombie
CAST:  Michael Craig  •  Simon Burke  •  Robyn Nevin  •  Lou Brown

Pallet on the Floor (1986)

A murderous black comedy set in the 1960s. Sam (McCauley) and his small band of hard-drinking and eccentric friends are having a night of it when a drunk truck driver, Jack (Bach), attacks Sam's Maori wife Sue (O'Brien). In the struggle, Sam and friends end up ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lynton Butler
CAST:  Peter McCauley  •  Jillian O'Brien  •  Bruce Spence  •  Shirley Gruar

A murderous black comedy set in the 1960s. Sam (McCauley) and his small band of hard-drinking and eccentric friends are having a night of it when a drunk truck driver, Jack (Bach), attacks Sam's Maori wife Sue (O'Brien). In the struggle, Sam and friends end up ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lynton Butler
CAST:  Peter McCauley  •  Jillian O'Brien  •  Bruce Spence  •  Shirley Gruar

Mystery Road (2013)

Original

A murdered girl is found under a bridge on a remote road and indigenous detective Jay Swan gets the case. Jay finds that no-one is that interested in solving the murder of an indigenous teenager and he is forced to work alone.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Sen
CAST:  Aaron Pedersen  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Jack Thompson  •  Ryan Kwanten

A murdered girl is found under a bridge on a remote road and indigenous detective Jay Swan gets the case. Jay finds that no-one is that interested in solving the murder of an indigenous teenager and he is forced to work alone.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Sen
CAST:  Aaron Pedersen  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Jack Thompson  •  Ryan Kwanten

Puzzle (1978)

Franciscus searches for the urn that contains the remains of Buddha but instead finds danger and intrigue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Hessler
CAST:  James Franciscus  •  Wendy Hughes  •  Robert Helpmann  •  Peter Gwynne

Franciscus searches for the urn that contains the remains of Buddha but instead finds danger and intrigue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Hessler
CAST:  James Franciscus  •  Wendy Hughes  •  Robert Helpmann  •  Peter Gwynne

Absent Without Leave (1993)

In 1942 Wellington, Daisy Edwards, 16 and pregnant, relies totally on her just-wed husband, Ed, who is little older than she. Ed is suddenly drafted into the army and is to be sent overseas to battle while Daisy is sent to her father in Auckland. When Ed's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Laing
CAST:  Craig McLachlan  •  Katrina Hobbs  •  Tony Barry  •  Judie Douglass

In 1942 Wellington, Daisy Edwards, 16 and pregnant, relies totally on her just-wed husband, Ed, who is little older than she. Ed is suddenly drafted into the army and is to be sent overseas to battle while Daisy is sent to her father in Auckland. When Ed's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Laing
CAST:  Craig McLachlan  •  Katrina Hobbs  •  Tony Barry  •  Judie Douglass

The Settlement (1984)

Down-on-their-luck drifters Kearney and Martin wander into the small town of Cedar Creek looking to swindle a few pounds from the locals. After a not-too-friendly reception, the pair decide to move into an abandoned shack on the outskirts of town. They are soon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Rubie
CAST:  Bill Kerr  •  John Jarratt  •  Lorna Lesley  •  Tony Barry

Down-on-their-luck drifters Kearney and Martin wander into the small town of Cedar Creek looking to swindle a few pounds from the locals. After a not-too-friendly reception, the pair decide to move into an abandoned shack on the outskirts of town. They are soon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Rubie
CAST:  Bill Kerr  •  John Jarratt  •  Lorna Lesley  •  Tony Barry

Rest for the Wicked (2011)

Ex-cop Murray(Tony Barry), is compelled to come out of retirement for one last case, when he finds out his old nemesis Frank (John Bach) is now in the Knightsbridge Gardens Retirement Village. In order to catch his man, Murray goes undercover by becoming a resident ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Pattison
CAST:  Tony Barry  •  John Bach  •  Elisabeth Easther  •  Teresa Woodham

Ex-cop Murray(Tony Barry), is compelled to come out of retirement for one last case, when he finds out his old nemesis Frank (John Bach) is now in the Knightsbridge Gardens Retirement Village. In order to catch his man, Murray goes undercover by becoming a resident ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Pattison
CAST:  Tony Barry  •  John Bach  •  Elisabeth Easther  •  Teresa Woodham

Archer's Adventure (1985)

During the 1860s, Dave Powers, apprentice to a horse trainer, volunteers to ride Archer to the Melbourne Cup race. Their start is 600 miles from Melbourne, and the journey is anything but easy. Of course, the pair have numerous adventures along the way, and in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Denny Lawrence
CAST:  Ned Lander  •  Brett Climo  •  Robert Coleby  •  Nicole Kidman

During the 1860s, Dave Powers, apprentice to a horse trainer, volunteers to ride Archer to the Melbourne Cup race. Their start is 600 miles from Melbourne, and the journey is anything but easy. Of course, the pair have numerous adventures along the way, and in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Denny Lawrence
CAST:  Ned Lander  •  Brett Climo  •  Robert Coleby  •  Nicole Kidman
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