|Australia 2008 PG-13, 165 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama / Western
Director: Baz Luhrmann
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, David Wenham, Bryan Brown, Jack Thompson, David Gulpilil, Brandon Walters, David Ngoombujarra, Jacek Koman, Ben Mendelsohn, Bruce Spence, John Jarratt, Bill Hunter, Essie Davis, Barry Otto
During World War II, Lady Sarah Ashley (Nicole Kidman) sets out to meet her husband at the cattle station they own in the Australian outback. She is escorted on a three-day trek through the desert by a man nicknamed The Drover (Hugh Jackman) and puts up with his swaggering style. They arrive at the cattle station and find that Sarah's husband has been murdered, and the overseer Neil Fletcher (David Wenham) is suspected because he is in cahoots with King Carney (Bryan Brown) to achieve a beef monopoly. If Sarah can transport her cattle to Darwin, Fletcher and Carney's plot will be foiled. Sarah appeals to The Drover to help her on the cattle drive. Despite good moments and bad, they fall in love and do arrive in Darwin–just in time for the Japanese attack. Fletcher's son Nullah (Brandon Walters), who has magical powers, narrates most of the story. The film received an Academy Award nomination for Best Costume Design.
|Kangaroo Jack 2003 PG, 89 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Adventure
Director: David McNally
Cast: Jerry O'Connell, Anthony Anderson, Estella Warren, Christopher Walken, Dyan Cannon, Michael Shannon, Marton Csokas, Bill Hunter, David Ngoombujarra, Mark Sellitto, Denise Roberts, Damien Fotiou, Christopher Baker, Ryan Gibson, Antonio Vitiello
Mob boss Sal Maggio (Christopher Walken) sends his stepson Charlie (Jerry O'Connell) and Charlie's friend, Louis (Anthony Anderson), to Australia with a package containing $100,000 to be delivered to "Mr. Smith." Along the way, a kangaroo absconds with the money, and the chase is on.
|1. Australia (2008)|
2. Kangaroo Jack (2003)
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