'Breaker' Morant
'Breaker' Morant (1980)

One of the best dramas to emerge from Australia in the 1980s, Breaker Morant won numerous awards and was nominated for several others. Director Bruce Beresford's mantle is also filled with awards for other impressive films, including… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 1, 1980
DVD 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

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

Cole Smithey

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

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Steve Crum

Memorable Aussie epic with Edward Woodward particularly good.

Christopher Null

contains one of cinema's most undernoticed and passionate speeches

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: 90% Flixster User Reviews
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Zulu. The Man Who Would Be King. Breaker Morant. I just love jingoism!
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Memorable Aussie film with some good performances and great dialogue.
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