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Top Australian films in Germany

films earning over €500,000 gross at the German box office, 1990–2015

Next update March 2017

New titles in highlighted and bold.

Rank Title Distributor Release date Gross box office1 (€)
1 Babe Universal Pictures 1996 26,831,840
2 Australia Fox 2008 12,351,483
3 Green Card (Australia/France) Warner Bros 1991 12,271,005
4 The Great Gatsby Warner Bros 2013 12,203,414
5 Crocodile Dundee 20th Century Fox 1987 9,988,904
6 The Piano Pandora 1993 8,919,077
7 Mad Max: Fury Road Warner Bros 2015 8,724,614
8 Moulin Rouge Fox 2001 8,037,382
9 Babe: Pig in the City Universal 1999 7,495,874
10 Happy Feet Warner Bros 2006 6,647,897
11 Maya the Bee Movie (Australia/Germany) Universum 2014 4,950,506
12 Young Einstein Warner Bros 1990 3,724,681
13 Knowing (Australia/US) Concorde 2009 3,537,377
14 Iron Sky (Australia/Germany/Finland) Polyband 2012 3,378,059
15 Killer Elite Concorde 2011 3,064,069
16 Happy Feet Two Warner Bros 2011 3,045,835
17 Shine Buena Vista 1997 2,943,406
18 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole Warner Bros 2010 2,895,029
19 Muriel’s Wedding Pandora 1995 2,784,175
20 Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (Australia/US) Constantin 2001 2,448,372
21 Lightning Jack Buena Vista 1994 2,169,609
22 I, Frankenstein Splendid 2014 1,816,294
23 Strictly Ballroom Senator 1992 1,804,544
24 Napoleon Jugendfilm 1996 1,667,304
25 Until the End of the World (Australia/France/Germany) Tobis Filmkunst 1991 1,407,221
26 Rabbit-Proof Fence Arsenal 2003 1,326,837
27 Sanctum Constantin 2011 1,263,484
28 Gods of Egypt Concorde 2016 1,133,493
29 The Babadook Capelight 2015 1,121,401
30 The Real Macaw Jugendfilm 1999 1,028,521
31 Sirens (Australia/UK) Buena Vista 1994 890,366
32 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Warner Bros 1994 705,871
33 Dark City StudioCanal 1998 650,228
34 Black Robe (Australia/Canada) Concorde 1992 635,904
35 A Few Best Men Concorde 2012 611,786
36 Tracks Ascot Elite 2014 607,603
37 Isabelle Eberhardt (Australia/France) Jugendfilm 1991 576,686
38 Wolf Creek Kinowelt 2006 571,055
39 Love and Other Catastrophes StudioCanal 1996 548,845

Source: ACNielsen EDI (Australia) 1991–2008. Independent Film & Television Alliance 2009–2011. Rentrak from 2012.

Notes:
Includes Australian productions and productions with overseas partners where creative control is shared (i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions).
1. Cumulative box office, as reported on 6 May 2016. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation).

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