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Australia has voted for its favourite movie of all time

Australia has voted for its favourite movie of all time – but can YOU guess the classic flick we all love the most?


Australia has voted for its favourite movie of all time – with surprising results. 

In a report published by The Sunday Telegraph, the 1997 hit The Castle came up trumps in a poll conducted by YouGov.  

Crocodile Dundee and Mad Max came in second and third place, respectively. 

Straight to the pool room! Australia has voted for its favourite movie of all time. In a report published by The Sunday Telegraph , the 1997 hit The Castle came up trumps in a poll conducted by YouGov. Here: Cast of The Castle in a promo shot from the 1997 classic

The same poll saw Hugh Jackman named the country’s most admired celebrity ahead of Olivia Newton-John and Cathy Freeman. 

Co-writer of the Castle Rob Stitch said a huge part of its enduring success has been how tenderly the characters were portrayed. 

‘Why has it endured? The cast played it beautifully. No small matter,’ Rob told the publication. ‘Television repeats have also been a big part.’ 

Rob said evidence of the show’s success was obvious with Australians regularly using lines from the film like, ‘How’s the serenity?’ 

Tell him he's dreamin': Co-writer of the Castle Rob Stitch said a huge part of its enduring success has been how tenderly the characters were portrayed. Here: Anthony Simcoe, Stephen Curry and Michael Caton in the film

Tell him he’s dreamin’: Co-writer of the Castle Rob Stitch said a huge part of its enduring success has been how tenderly the characters were portrayed. Here: Anthony Simcoe, Stephen Curry and Michael Caton in the film 

‘Things like ”How’s the serenity?” We’d started using these phrases for our own amusement before the film came out,’ he said. 

‘We understood that aspect better but it still surprised us.’ 

The poll actually had most of the country’s favourite movies with Priscilla: Queen of the Desert and Happy Feet coming in fourth and fifth place.  

It's a winner! Campy hit Priscilla: Queen of the Desert was voted as fourth most popular. The 1994 hit has become a crowd favourite with it starring Guy Pearce (pictured)

It’s a winner! Campy hit Priscilla: Queen of the Desert was voted as fourth most popular. The 1994 hit has become a crowd favourite with it starring Guy Pearce (pictured)

Australia’s favourite movies  

1. The Castle 

2. Crocodile Dundee 

3. Mad Max 

4. Priscilla: Queen of the Desert 

5. Happy Feet 

6. Muriel’s Wedding 

7. Babe 

8. Moulin Rogue!  

9. Romper Stomper  

Meanwhile, 90s classics Muriel’s Wedding, which featured a young Toni Collette, was ranked sixth. Babe followed in seventh place.    

Rounding off the list was Nicole Kidman’s Moulin Rouge! and Romper Stomper, which starred a young Russell Crowe.  

Romper Stomper follows the leaders of a racist gang in Melbourne and is regularly praised as a gripping classic of Australian cinema. 

Meanwhile, 90s classics Muriel's Wedding, which featured a young Toni Collette, was ranked sixth

Meanwhile, 90s classics Muriel’s Wedding, which featured a young Toni Collette, was ranked sixth

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