Burke & Wills (1985)

PG-13 06/11/1987 (US) HistoryAdventureDrama 2h 20m
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They dared to challenge the unknown. They were the first. They crossed the Australian continent from Melbourne to the Gulf of Carpentaria.


A story based on true events about two explorers on a doomed journey trying to cross Australia on foot in the 19 century.

  1. Graeme Clifford


  2. Michael Thomas


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jack Thompson

    Jack Thompson

    Robert O'Hara Burke

  2. Nigel Havers

    Nigel Havers

    William John Wills

  3. Greta Scacchi

    Greta Scacchi

    Julia Matthews

  4. Matthew Fargher

    John King

Full Cast & Crew

Burke & Wills
Burke & Wills

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $9,000,000.00

Revenue $1,600,000.00


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