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 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.

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  1. Baz Luhrmann

    Director, Screenplay, Story

  2. Richard Flanagan


  3. Ronald Harwood


  4. Stuart Beattie


Top Billed Cast

  1. Nicole Kidman

    Nicole Kidman

    Lady Sarah Ashley

  2. Hugh Jackman

    Hugh Jackman

    The Drover

  3. Essie Davis

    Essie Davis


  4. David Wenham

    David Wenham

    Neil Fletcher

  5. Bryan Brown

    Bryan Brown

    King Carney

  6. David Gulpilil

    David Gulpilil

    King George

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 45m

Budget $130,000,000.00

Revenue $49,554,002.00

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Release Information

  • November 26, 2008
    PG-13, Theatrical



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