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List of George Miller Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
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Mad Max: Fury Road
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This film is set in a post-apocalyptic desert land where a tyrannical ruler named Immortal Joe controls water supply and enslaves wasteland survivors inside his fortress, the Citadel. Max, a newly captured drifter, becomes reluctantly involved in a daring escape led by the rebel warrior, Imperator Furiosa, to take the warlord's five wives to the 'Green Place'.

Directed By:
George Miller
2. Mad Max 2 (1981)
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Mad Max 2
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In this sequel to George Miller’s 1979 Mad Max, former cop Max leads a life of loner. He is exhausted but wanders along with his sole companion, a pet dog. However, one day, he comes across a small community of people who are trying to protect an oil refinery from marauders headed by Lord Humungus and decides to help them in their struggle.

Starring:
Mel Gibson, Vernon Wells, Bruce Spence, Michael Preston, Max Phipps
Directed By:
George Miller
3. Mad Max (1979)
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Mad Max
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The plot of this Australian dystopian action thriller film follows Cop Max who kills a gangster. The gang leader Toecutter, seeking revenge, attacks his fellow officer Jim Goose. Later, when Max is on a vacation with his family, the gang even kills his wife and son. Filled with rage, Max decides to hunt down and kill those who are responsible for the tragedy.

Starring:
Mel Gibson, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley, Joanne Samuel, Tim Burns
Directed By:
George Miller
4. The Year My Voice Broke (1987)
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The Year My Voice Broke
PG-13
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Starring:
Ben Mendelsohn, Noah Taylor, Bruce Spence, Loene Carmen, Graeme Blundell
Directed By:
John Duigan
5. Flirting (1991)
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Flirting
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Flirting is a romantic drama film which tells the story of Danny, a young man who is sent to a boarding school, filled with an atmosphere of bullying and sadistic teachers. He soon meets and develops a relationship with Thandiwe, an African girl, studying at a nearby girl’s school. However, racial prejudice soon seem to threaten their relationship.

Starring:
Thandie Newton, Naomi Watts, Nicole Kidman, Noah Taylor, Bartholomew Rose, Felix Nobis
Directed By:
John Duigan
6. Lorenzo's Oil (1992)
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Lorenzo's Oil
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Lorenzo is a seven year old boy who is suffering from a rare degenerative brain disorder, which according to doctors is not curable. Therefore, his parents are forced to look for alternative remedies.  They start questioning top doctors all over the world, and also organize an international meeting regarding the disease.    

Starring:
Susan Sarandon, Nick Nolte, Laura Linney, Peter Ustinov, Kathleen Wilhoite
Directed By:
George Miller
7. Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
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Twilight Zone: The Movie
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The anthology film is based on the landmark supernatural TV series of the same name (1959-1964), and comprises of remake of three episodes of the original series and one new story, each directed by different stalwart directors. The film’s horror and science-fiction segments, portraying eerie, unsettling situations, include-- prologue, ‘Time Out,’ ‘Kick the Can,’ ‘It’s a good Life,’ ‘Nightmare at 20,000 Feet,’ and epilogue.

Starring:
Dan Aykroyd, John Lithgow, Albert Brooks, Scatman Crothers, Vic Morrow, Doug McGrath, Charles Hallahan
Directed By:
8. Babe (1995)
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Babe
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Farmer Arthur Hoggett wins the piglet Babe in a county fair contest and lets it to be raised with the puppies of Border Collie Fly and her mate Rex. After a fiasco involving Ferdinand, a duck who considers himself a rooster, and almost being selected for Christmas dinner, Babe attempts to impress Hoggett with his sheep-herding skills.

Starring:
James Cromwell, Hugo Weaving, Miriam Margolyes, Roscoe Lee Browne, Miriam Flynn
Directed By:
Chris Noonan
9. Dead Calm (1989)
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Dead Calm
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After they lost their son in a car crash, a Navy officer and his wife set out for a vacation alone on their yacht. While on sea, they see a drifting boat with a stranger on it, asking for help, claiming that his ship is sinking and his mates are all dead. Skeptical about his story, the officer boards the abandoned ship alone, leaving his wife with the stranger. 

Starring:
Billy Zane, Sam Neill, Nicole Kidman, Rod Mullinar, Joshua Tilden
Directed By:
Phillip Noyce
10. The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
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The Witches of Eastwick
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The story centers on three small town friends, each of whom has lost the man in their life and leads an unfulfilled existence. Then a stranger comes to town and starts courting them one by one, eventually persuading them to live in his house. Living together, they soon realize that they are witches; and also start worrying about the man’s ultimate intension.  

Directed By:
George Miller
11. Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
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Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome
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In this third movie in the Mad Max film series, Max Rockatansky find himself in Bartertown ruled by Aunty Entity. In exchange for his supplies and freedom, she asks him to engage in a duel with her rival. However, things go awry and he is banished from Bartertown. He later comes across and helps a group of children whose parents survived a plane crash. 

Starring:
Tina Turner, Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Adam Cockburn, Frank Thring
Directed By:
George Miller, George Ogilvie
12. The Chain Reaction (1980)
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The Chain Reaction
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A nuclear waste storage facility develops a hazardous leak following an earthquake. Badly injured engineer, Heinrich Schmidt, who wants to warn the people about the leak-contaminated groundwater is stopped by his boss, endangering thousands of lives. Heinrich escapes from the place and is rescued by vacationing couple Larry and Carmel. Suffering amnesia and hounded by boss’ goons, can Heinrich accomplish his mission? 

Starring:
Mel Gibson, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley, Ralph Cotterill, Arna-Maria Winchester
Directed By:
Ian Barry
13. Babe: Pig in the City (1998)
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Babe: Pig in the City
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Babe, a little pig, emerges victorious in the sheep-herding contest. After he returns to his farm, he sees that Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work. Therefore, he decides to go to the big city to save the farm.    

Starring:
Nathan Kress, Steven Alexander Wright, Jim Cummings, Adam Goldberg, Mickey Rooney, Naomi Watts, Miriam Margolyes
Directed By:
George Miller
14. St. Vincent's Revue Film (1971)
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St. Vincent's Revue Film
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Starring:
Nick Lathouris
Directed By:
George Miller
15. Video Fool for Love (1996)
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Video Fool for Love
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Starring:
Robert Gibson, Gianna Santone, April Ward
Directed By:
Robert Gibson

TV Movie(s)

1. The Riddle of the Stinson (1988)
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The Riddle of the Stinson
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Starring:
Jack Thompson, Norman Kaye, Richard Roxburgh, Jacqueline McKenzie, Helen O'Connor
Directed By:
Chris Noonan
2. 40,000 Years of Dreaming (1997)
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40,000 Years of Dreaming
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Starring:
Dorothy Alison, Jack Allen, Elizabeth Alexander, Harvey Adams, Ronnie Ansell
Directed By:
George Miller

Animation(s)

Happy Feet (2006)
Happy Feet
PG
Plot:

Male emperor penguins need to sing to attract a female for mating. However, Mumble is quite a disappointment in this field. Instead, he tap dances very well which appeals to Gloria, the object of his affection. But the elders despise it and consider this anomaly to be the cause of the recent fish shortage. Exiled, Mumble sets out to discover the root cause of the problem.

Starring:
Hugh Jackman, Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Brittany Murphy, Nicole Kidman, Miriam Margolyes, Hugo Weaving
Directed By:
George Miller, Warren Coleman, Judy Morris
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film of the Year, BAFTA Award for Best Animated Feature Film
Happy Feet Two (2011)
Happy Feet Two
PG
Plot:

In this sequel to the 2006 computer-animated family musical film Happy Feet, Mumble and Gloria's son, Erik, is on a mission to stop the Apocalypse from taking place in Antarctica. Mumble unites the entire penguin population with the help of his family and friends in a bid to save their species.

Starring:
Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Hank Azaria, Robin Williams, Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood, Carlos Alazraqui
Directed By:
George Miller, Gary Eck, David Peers
Mad Max Motion Comic (2013)
Mad Max Motion Comic

TV Shows and Videos

Mad Max (2015)
Mad Max
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Starring:
Matthew Mercer, Adrienne Barbeau, Josh Keaton, Fred Tatasciore, Michael Beattie
Directed By:
Neil Huxley, Frank Rooke
Bangkok Hilton (1989)
Bangkok Hilton
Starring:
Hugo Weaving, Nicole Kidman, Noah Taylor, Denholm Elliott, Joy Smithers, Lewis Fiander
Directed By:
Ken Cameron
Vietnam (1987)
Vietnam
Starring:
Nicole Kidman, Barry Otto, Nicholas Eadie, Veronica Lang, John Polson
Directed By:
John Duigan, Chris Noonan
Tina Turner: We Don't Need Another Hero (1985)
Tina Turner: We Don't Need Another Hero
Starring:
Tina Turner, Timmy Cappello
The Making of 'Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome' (1985)
The Making of 'Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome'
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Mel Gibson, Tina Turner,
Directed By:
Mark Lamprell

George Miller Awards

Academy Awards
Happy Feet Best Animated Feature Film of the Year 2007
BAFTA Awards
Happy Feet Best Animated Feature Film 2007