Today there is no shortage of incredible and nuanced characters played by women in films and TV. We've put together a list of our top female characters and what they have taught us!
Crazy Rich Asians has topped the box office on its opening weekend, making $34 million.
Following a day in the life of a famous nudist beach, Maslin Beach is a film about crazy people involved in crazy misunderstandings and romantic squabbles, on a naked and hilarious search for the meaning of life... and love.
They were promised a new life, but ended up trafficked into Melbourne's underworld sex trade. The Jammed is a chilling tale of mysterious disappearances and a race to rescue three girls, with a truth so shocking it could only be based on real events.
Cara Delevingne has revealed that she became a model to escape her emotional issues.
Seeking solace after the premature death of her father, Amanda embarks on a passionate affair with a visiting artist Michael, much to the disappointment of her long time boyfriend Tom. But matters soon take a strange twist.
Prepare yourself for an eye-opening look at Australia's fashion and modeling scene in the mid 1980s - a cut-throat business where looks are everything and beauty is but skin deep. Featuring an early performance from Oscar winner Nicole Kidman.
Skippy The Bush Kangaroo takes a giant leap into his first ever feature film. This rarely seen 1969 stand-alone production continues the intrepid adventures of young Sonny Hammond alongside his ever-reliable marsupial friend.
DH Lawrence wrote Kangaroo as a semi-autobiographical account of his 1922 visit to Australia. The Somers leave Europe in the early Twenties for a new life in Australia, but they are soon enveloped in a web of political intrigue, adultery and murder.
The exploits of Ned Kelly, Australian icon and notorious outlaw, raise questions of injustice and oppression. This documentary examines infamous bushranger's life and asks was he an outlaw, a freedom fighter or simply a murderer with a message?
Haunting memories of youth converge as two brothers come to terms with their chequered past in Erskineville Kings, a powerful tale of sibling rivalry and hard-earned respect.
Susie O'Connor says that from the moment she started working for him, her boss sexually harassed her. When she didn't submit to his advances, she was summarily fired. Now she's after $40,000 in compensation and won't back down without a fight.
A young scientist arrives to a small fishing town to fight against the creature living under the water.
For eons, it has been dormant beneath the earth. Now, nature has awakened it, and nothing on earth can stop it. But undercover government agent Jack Owens fears this is only the beginning of reawakening a larger threat.
Pseudocerastes Persicus aka the Horned Viper. Stealthy, agile and extremely lethal, even before their enhancement at the hands of research scientists, but then a break-in at the isolated facility frees them... and already there are casualties.
Lesson #1: Bears run faster than humans. Lesson #2: Running from a bear only triggers its instinct to chase. Lesson #3: The most common reason for a Grizzly to attack is to protect her cubs. Lesson #4: Stay on the main road. With fierce shocks and sl
The hunter becomes the hunted when the forested shadows of the Appalachian Trail are stalked by a wild animal out of its element, hungry and born to ravage. 600 pounds, 12 feet from nose to tail, it's one of the most powerful cats on Earth.
Evil mastermind Dr Krieger is creating genetically modified super-soldiers with no intelligence. When journalist Valerie Cardinal and her uncle investigate, they're taken by his mercenaries. Can German ex-special forces soldier Jack Carver save them?
Miles below the Earth's surface is an endless chasm of living, breathing dangers that are out of this world. Take a step into the unknown with an intrepid team of explorers as they venture where no one has dared go before.
This uproarious and smart new comedy tells the story of Henry Phillips, a hapless modern day troubadour who grinds his way through the heartland, living out of his car and singing his twisted satirical songs to anyone who will listen.
In the not too distant future, a world not unlike ours is experiencing a curious spike in the cases of spontaneous human combustion.
Charlize Theron explodes in a magnetic, Oscar-winning performance as convicted killer Aileen Wuornos.
Australia, 1830. Edward Waterman and his family arrive in remote Tasmania, helping with the enforced removal of Aborigines. Aboriginal woman Manganinnie survives a raid and is separated - can Waterman's daughter help her be reunited with her people?
Jason Stillwell lives and breathes martial arts. He strives to one day be just like his hero, Bruce Lee. When his karate teacher is run out of town he enrolls at a new gym and faces the same predicament - a crime syndicate muscling in for control.
Four applicants, with their own hidden agendas, are accepted by a mysterious corporation to participate in a medical experiment at an isolated testing facility. With no instructions and no supplies, the human lab rats must fend for themselves.
A former mobster street tough returns to his Philadelphia home after a stint in the military.
A quirky story of a down and out filmmaker who tries to gain the admiration of an uptight studio boss who is helping him make his movie.
The California coast is terrorised by two enormous prehistoric sea creatures as they battle each other for supremacy of the sea.
A small group of Marines are stranded in the remote Afghan desert. But it isn't the Taliban that's worrying them; it's an underground hoard of giant sand beasts.
Les Franken enrols in a drug study. An unexpected side effect of the drug convinces Les he is developing special powers and must quit his job to answer his new calling in life... Superhero.
The legendary sorcerer Merlin returns, only to find the kingdom in peril after its most powerful relic goes missing.
A foul-mouthed, all-talk slacker from small town America fancies himself a criminal. But when he tries to get petty revenge on a local, he ends up making one mistake after another.
The massive prehistoric shark has survived the last battle, and the world is again threatened when a new, more dangerous foe is discovered.
An unspeakable evil army rampages across what was an idyllic, peaceful world, destroying everything in its path. Amidst this backdrop a once simple family man named Farmer sets out to find his kidnapped wife, Solana.
An outrageous, over-the-top spoof, the 'untold' story of America's greatest monster-hunting president. Strong language warning.
Black comedy starring Jason Mewes. A paramedic falls for a gorgeous female patient, only to find that what she needs is not medical help, but to feed on the living.
The Hammer recounts the inspirational life story of the deaf UFC fighter, Matt Hamill, and his struggle to become the greatest champion wrestler the sport has ever seen, determined to turn his perceived disability into an asset.
Hard-hitting movie based on the infamous World Trade Organisation riots in Seattle in 1999.
A quiet, solitary detective in New York solves a gruesome case of serial murders. But a new set of similar murders begins...
Not Quite Hollywood is a fast moving journey through Australian genre cinema of the 70s and early 80s - a forgotten cinematic era unashamedly packed full of pubes, boobs, tubes... and kung fu.
Take an inside look at the making of the Hollywood movie, The Goonies. Directed by Richard Donner and released in 1985, the film is now a cult classic.