Search results for "John Jarratt"

StalkHer (2015)

An obsessive prowler Jack (Jarratt) breaks into the home of his victim Emily (Fairfax). Finding himself wounded then tied to a chair, Jack soon realises he underestimated his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Jarratt
CAST:  John Jarratt  •  Kaarin Fairfax  •  Alan Finney  •  Robert Coleby

Australia (2008) RT 55% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Mar 2009

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 ...  (more)

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

Django Unchained (2012) RT 88% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Apr 2013

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Kerry Washington

Blue Fin (1978)

Based on the children's novel by celebrated South Australian author 'Colin Thiele' , this is an emotional father and son story about tuna fishing of Southern Blue Fin tuna in ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Carl Schultz
CAST:  Hardy Krüger  •  Greg Rowe  •  Liddy Clark  •  John Jarratt

Little Boy Lost (1978) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Feb 1990

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 ...  (more)

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

Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975) RT 94% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Oct 1998

In the early 1900s, Miranda attends a girls boarding school in Australia. One Valentine's Day, the school's typically strict headmistress treats the girls to a picnic field ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Weir
CAST:  Vivean Gray  •  Helen Morse  •  Kirsty Child  •  Jacki Weaver

The Odd Angry Shot (1979) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Aug 2013

A group of Australian SAS regiment soldiers are deployed to Vietnam around 1967/8 and encounter the realities of war, from the numbing boredom of camp life and long range ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Jeffrey
CAST:  Graham Kennedy  •  John Hargreaves  •  John Jarratt  •  Bryan Brown

Wolf Creek (2005) RT 53% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Stranded backpackers in remote Australia fall prey to a murderous bushman who offers to fix their car, then takes them captive  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Greg Mclean
CAST:  John Jarratt  •  Cassandra Magrath  •  Kestie Morassi  •  Nathan Phillips

We of the Never Never (1982) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: Sep 2006

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 ...  (more)

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

Bad Behaviour (2010) RT Audience 25%

Emma and Peterson encounter their fierce predator Voyte Parker, a cop confronts his son's murderer, and a man finds his wife is cheating on him. Intersecting story lines; ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Stephan Sims
CAST:  John Jarratt  •  Lindsay Farris  •  Dwaine Stevenson  •  Georgina Symes

Plunge Into Darkness (1977)

An ex pro athlete runner and his wife find a strange boy in the middle of nowhere. He runs to a nearby town for help while she keeps the boy company, but the kid turns ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Peter Maxwell
CAST:  Olivia Hamnett  •  John Jarratt  •  John Ewart  •  Bruce Barry

Pirates Island (1991)

Pirate TV Movie from 1991  (more)

DIRECTION:  Viktors Ritelis
CAST:  Beth Buchanan  •  Brian Rooney  •  Sancho Gracia  •  John Jarratt

Joh's Jury (1993)

Dramatisation of the 1991 perjury trial of former Queensland state Premier Joh Bjelke-Petersen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Cameron
CAST:  John Jarratt  •  Simon Bossell  •  Penny Cook  •  John Howard

Wolf Creek 2 (2013) RT 49% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Jun 2014

Lured by the promise of an Australian holiday, backpackers Rutger, Katarina, and Paul visit the notorious Wolf Creek Crater. Their dream Outback adventure soon becomes a ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Greg Mclean
CAST:  John Jarratt  •  Ryan Corr  •  Shannon Ashlyn  •  Phillipe Klaus

The Settlement (1984) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Apr 2000

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, ...  (more)

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

100 BLOODY ACRES (2012) RT 83% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Oct 2013

Reg and Lindsay run an organic fertiliser business. They need a fresh supply of their "secret ingredient" to process through the meat grinder. Reg comes across two guys and a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Cameron Cairnes  •  Colin Cairnes
CAST:  Damon Herriman  •  Angus Sampson  •  Anna McGahan  •  John Jarratt

Shiver (2012)

Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage killer who has claimed the lives of a number of other women. Somehow Wendy ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Julian Richards
CAST:  Danielle Harris  •  John Jarratt  •  Casper Van Dien  •  Rae Dawn Chong

Australian Dream (1987)

Dorothy is living out the Australian dream and has fantasies to escape the boredom. She rebels against her expected role and gets involved with selling sex aids to housewives.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jackie McKimmie
CAST:  Noni Hazlehurst  •  Graeme Blundell  •  John Jarratt  •  Barry Rugless

Dark Age (1987) RT Audience 39%

In the Australian outback, a park ranger and two local guides set out to track down a giant crocodile that has been killing and eating the local populace..  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Horror
DIRECTION:  Arch Nicholson
CAST:  John Jarratt  •  Nikki Coghill  •  Max Phipps  •  Burnham Burnham

Needle (2010) RT Audience 38%

DVD release: Nov 2011

In this cunning mystery-horror hybrid, college student Ben inherits a curious old mechanical box that churns out voodoo dolls. When a shadowy figure starts using the box to ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John V. Soto
CAST:  Jane Badler  •  Jessica Marais  •  Travis Fimmel  •  Trilby Glover