Bill Hunter

Bill Hunter

Country: Australia

Total Credits at Criticker: 34 (Actor)

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    Muriel\
    No one ever paid much attention to Muriel (Collette) and her humdrum small-town life, so she and her best friend, Rhonda (Griffiths), decide to leave it behind and head for the big city ... where they end up having the exciting adventure of their lives! (Miramax)
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    Gallipoli
    Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I. (imdb)
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    The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
    Two drag queens and a transsexual get a cabaret gig in the middle of the desert. (imdb)
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    Stone
    Members of the Grave Diggers Motorcycle Club are being knocked off one by one, and someone needs to find out why... (imdb)
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    Strictly Ballroom
    Brave new steps put Scott's career in jeopardy. With a new partner and determination, can he still succeed? (imdb)
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    Sky Pirates
    Air force Lieutenant Harris starts for a flight to Boa Boa, on board Reverend Mitchell with a box containing a part of a top-secret extraterrestrial key. (imdb)
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    Rebel
    This drama is set in World War II Australia, where an American Marine, Rebel is recuperating from wounds suffered in battle. He is weary of war and is intent on going AWOL and escaping from Australia... (imdb)
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    Bad Eggs
    Ben Kinnear and Mike Paddock are detectives with the Melbourne Police force's elite Zero Tolerance Unit. When a freak accident involving a dead magistrate lands them on the front page of the local paper, Ben and Mike are busted down to uniformed duties. But when Ben discovers a strange link between the accident and the business affairs of a shady casino boss he and Mike have been investigating, the pair decide they can no longer turn a blind eye to the corruption rife amongst their own colleagues. (imdb)
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    The Return of Captain Invincible
    In this musical parody, an alcoholic ex-superhero that fell out of public favor when he was accused of communism rises again to fight a white supremacist who has stolen a hypnotic ray.
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    The Hit
    Two hitmen are sent to Spain to pick up a man who's been hiding there for ten years and bring him to Paris to be executed. A sort of road movie ensues, in which the hitmen must face their own ineptitude and nothing goes as planned. (imdb)
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    Rikky and Pete
    Follow the lives of Rikky, a talanted geologist, and her brother Pete, an off-the-wall mechanical genius. To find peace of mind they travel to the outbacks of Australia and meet up with a desert mining town full of zany individualists. (imdb)
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    Mad Dog Morgan
    The true story of Irish outlaw Daniel Morgan, who is wanted, dead or alive, in Australia during the 1850s. (imdb)
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    Death of a Soldier
    Based on a true story, James Coburn portrays a military lawyer assigned to defend a confessed psychotic killer. Set in the context of WWII and the uneasy US-Australian military alliance. The accused killer claims to have killed 3 women in order to possess their voices. Despite the defense lawyer's concerns that the killer is not fit to stand trial, the US military presses forward with the case and its desire to have the killer executed in order to strengthen the shaky alliance. (imdb)
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    Crackerjack
    When dwindling membership and increasing overheads makes a local bowling club and prime candidate for a takeover, it's all hands on deck to save the club, in what turns into an epic battle where young meets old, greed meets good and people rise to the occasion in extraordinary circumstances. (imdb)
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    Australia
    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 1,500 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.
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    Ned Kelly
    Unable to support his family in the Australian outback, a man turns to stealing horses in order to make money. He gets more deeply drawn into the outlaw life, and eventually becomes involved in murders. Based on the life of famed 19th-century Australian outlaw Ned Kelly. (imdb)
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    The Square
    Escaping the monotony of a loveless marriage, Raymond Yale becomes entangled in an affair with the beautiful and troubled Carla. Ray's moral limits are tested when Carla presents him with the proceeds of her controlling husband's latest crime. The seed is planted and Ray, fearing he will lose his love, hires the professional arsonist Billy to cover their traces. Everything seems set, until the plan goes horribly wrong. (Rotten Tomatoes)
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    The Man from Hong Kong
    The Far East and the Land Down Under are about to have a head-on collision in this action drama. Fang is an undercover detective from Hong Kong sent to Australia to crack open the operation of a Sydney mob boss named Wilton and he puts his skills as a martial arts master to work as he sets up Wilton for a literaly explosive finale. (dvd cover)
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    27A
    A middle-aged "metho" drinker joins Alcoholics Anonymous and undergoes a psychiatric examination. As a consequence, he is committed to a hospital for the criminally insane, to be detained indefinitely under the notorious Section 27A of the Queensland Mental Health Act. (imdb)
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    Newsfront
    Written and directed by acclaimed filmmaker Phillip Noyce, NEWSFRONT tells the story of the previously unsung newsreel cameramen, who raced to beat deadlines and dangers to capture on film, for a voracious audience of cinemagoers, the historic moments that were shaping a young nation. But their days were numbered, as a new technology called television threatened to bring the world into the living room instantaneously. (www.blue-underground.com)
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    Backroads
    Two strangers - one white, one black - steal a car in western New South Wales and head for the coast. Jack is abrasive, cunning and disparaging about Aborigines. Gary doesn't really care - he just wants to escape. En route, they pick up Gary's Uncle Joe, a French hitchhiker and a young woman who's running away. Their petty crimes escalate as they go, spiraling towards disaster.
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    Eliza Fraser
    An old captain & his young wife share a lot of adventures after they're shipwrecked and captured by Aborigines on an island near Australia (imdb)
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    The Last Days of Chez Nous
    Vicki returns to her elder sister Beth's house in Australia after an affair in Italy. Beth, with a teenage daughter, has become involved in something of a marriage of convenience with Frenchman J.P. (imdb)
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    Rate of Exchange
    A tall tale about an outback drinking competition performed by a first eleven team of icon Australian acting legends including Bill Hunter, 'Cul' Cullen, John Meillon, Robert Darra, Tex Morton and Roger Ward. (nfsa.gov.au)
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    Heatwave
    One man. One woman. Caught together in the cold terror. (imdb)
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    Broken Highway
    Characters adrift in an isolated landscape collide with the past and each other as they unravel the secrets of a dead man's dreams. A moody meditation on anti-heroism, the film pays tribute to the black and white style of cinema noir. (imdb)
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    Hard Knocks
    A young girl with a background of urban poverty and juvenile crime, attempts to become a fashion model. The hypocrisy and double standards of society are juxtaposed against the confusion and frustration she feels as she struggles to become part of a community that has no place for her.
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    The Cup
    The true story of the 2002 Melbourne Cup horse race, brotherly love and the triumph of the human spirit.
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    Weekend of Shadows
    In the 1930s, a farmer's wife in a small town is murdered. Suspicion falls on a Polish labourer and a posse is formed to catch him. (Wikipedia)
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    ...Maybe This Time
    Fran, the assistant to university professor Paddy, is about to turn 30. She is having an affair with a married minister's aide, Stephen. She returns home to the country town she grew up in and has a fling with an old flame, Alan. She also begins sleeping with Paddy. (imdb)
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    Far East
    An Australian Vietnam War veteran runs a sleazy bar in the Philippines. His old flame enters his life again asking for help since her husband, an investigative journalist is prosecuted by the junta for discovering too much.
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    Call Me Mr. Brown
    Peter Macari, alias Mr. Brown. steals $500,000 in cash from Australian airlines company Qantas via a grand extortion scam. This begins the start of a major international manhunt to catch a thief who is now living the high life from the spoils of his heist.
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    Blue Murder
    Blue Murder (1995) - TV Mini-Series
    Set in 1980s Sydney, this acclaimed mini-series tells the story of the relationship between corrupt Detective Roger Rogerson and one of Australia's most infamous criminals Neddy Smith. (imdb)
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    Kangaroo Jack
    A comedy that follows the misadventures of two friends from Brooklyn who are forced to deliver mob money to Australia. While taking pictures of a kangaroo, one of them places his red jacket on it. When the wild kangaroo bounces off, they realize the mob money is in the jacket and are forced to give chase through the Outback. (imdb)
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