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Top Australian films in Germany

films earning over €500,000 gross at the German box office, 1980–May 2017

Next update March 2018

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 Mad Max Warner/Columbia 1980 9,510,029
6 Crocodile Dundee 20th Century Fox 1987 9,988,904
7 The Piano Pandora 1993 8,919,077
8 Mad Max: Fury Road Warner Bros 2015 8,724,614
9 Moulin Rouge Fox 2001 8,037,382
10 Babe: Pig in the City Universal 1999 7,495,874
11 Mad Max 2 Warner/Columbia 1982 6,723,488
12 Happy Feet Warner Bros 2006 6,647,897
13 Maya the Bee Movie (Australia/Germany) Universum 2014 4,950,506
14 Lion Universum 2017 4,239,263
15 Young Einstein Warner Bros 1990 3,724,681
16 Knowing (Australia/US) Concorde 2009 3,537,377
17 Iron Sky (Australia/Germany/Finland) Polyband 2012 3,378,059
18 Killer Elite Concorde 2011 3,064,069
19 Happy Feet Two Warner Bros 2011 3,045,835
20 Shine Buena Vista 1997 2,943,406
21 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole Warner Bros 2010 2,895,029
22 Muriel’s Wedding Pandora 1995 2,784,175
23 Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (Australia/US) Constantin 2001 2,448,372
24 Lightning Jack Buena Vista 1994 2,169,609
25 I, Frankenstein Splendid 2014 1,816,294
26 Strictly Ballroom Senator 1992 1,804,544
27 Napoleon Jugendfilm 1996 1,667,304
28 Until the End of the World (Australia/France/Germany) Tobis Filmkunst 1991 1,407,221
29 Rabbit-Proof Fence Arsenal 2003 1,326,837
30 Sanctum Constantin 2011 1,263,484
31 Gods of Egypt Concorde 2016 1,243,022
32 Evil Angels UIP 1989 1,134,235
33 The Babadook Capelight 2015 1,243,022
34 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Warner Bros 1994 705,871
35 Dark City StudioCanal 1998 650,228
36 Hacksaw Ridge Universum 2017 639,633
37 Black Robe (Australia/Canada) Concorde 1992 635,904
38 Tracks Ascot Elite 2014 607,603
39 Wolf Creek Kinowelt 2006 571,055

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 16 May 2017. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation).

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