'Breaker' Morant
'Breaker' Morant (1980)

Breaker Morant is one of the most acclaimed Australian films, telling a powerful tale of wartime betrayal and injustice. Henry "Breaker" Morant (Edward Woodward) is an Englishman living in Australia at the end of the 19th century.… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: June 29, 1999
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Based on a true story but playing like a close cousin to Stanley Kubrick's 1957 masterpiece Paths of Glory.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's deservedly one of the most acclaimed Australian films.

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Clint Morris
Moviehole

The film all Australian films since have tried to live up to - and couldn't

Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

"Breaker Morant" is an anti-war film that takes no prisoners.

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Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Memorable Aussie epic with Edward Woodward particularly good.

Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

contains one of cinema's most undernoticed and passionate speeches

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Bold, uncompromising and completely compelling filmmaking.

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Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly

Excellent anti-war flick from Austrailian "new wave"

Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

Woodward delivers a fine performance as the soft-spoken commander, Brown is effectively hot-tempered and Fitz-Gerald is terrifically na´ve.

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Flixster Audience Score: 91% Flixster User Reviews
Christian C
Zulu. The Man Who Would Be King. Breaker Morant. I just love jingoism!
Robert Fearon
Memorable Aussie film with some good performances and great dialogue.
Kevin M. Williams
At the beginning of the 20th century 3 Aussie soldiers are court-martialed for killing 6 Boers in South Africa, only the game is rigged. An ugly tale of… More
familiar stranger
Checking out the movies inspired from real events, I came across this one. Especially interested in crime genre movies based on true events, I just… More