10 Famous Hollywood Movies Filmed in Australia

10 Famous Hollywood Movies Filmed in Australia

What other country can boast having beautiful beaches, vast deserts, rain forests, stunning mountains and the outback all in one country? With such a diverse and varied landscape, it makes Australia a filmmaker, and vacation lovers dream destination. Read on to discover which famous movies where filmed in Australia, it just might surprise you….

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The Matrix

Bet you didn’t know that the Matrix was filmed all over Sydney in 1998, it helped establish New South Wales as major film production center.

Mission Impossible 2

Mission Impossible 2 was filmed in Sydney, with many of the scenes both shot and set in Sydney, with the Harbour Bridge, Opera House and Mrs Macquarie’s chair all featured in the film.

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Star Wars

Numerous movies from this classic iconic movie series were filmed at Fox studios which is located in Sydney!

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The Great Gatsby

Filmed in 12 locations throughout New South Wales, Australia.

Babe

This famous pig came all the way to Robertson, New South Wales for his debut.

Happy Feet

Even though Happy Feet is an animated film, it was technically shot in Australia considering the film was created at a visual effects & animation studio in Sydney!

Finding Nemo

Well, even though this is an American film, the references in the film are pretty Australian… 42 Wallaby Way? It may not be a real place, but come on, it sure sounds Australian!

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Charlotte’s Webb

Shot in Greendale in country Victoria, Dakota Fanning’s film brings to life the famous children’s book, Charlotte’s Webb.

Where The Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are was filmed in a bunch of different locations around this beautiful country.

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Wolverine

Shot mostly in Sydney, like the suburb of Parramatta which was turned into a Japanese town temporarily.

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