Wake in Fright

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"Have a drink, mate? Have a fight, mate? Have some dust and sweat, mate? There's nothing else out here."
  • R
  • 1971
  • 1 hr 49 min
  • 7.7  (10,919)
  • 85

Wake in Fright is a 1971 thriller directed by Ted Kotcheff. It stars Gary Bond, Donald Pleasence and Chips Rafferty. The movie is a joint Australian-American production. It is based on a Kenneth Cook novel of the same name. It is a low budget movie made for $800,000. The story centers on a young schoolteacher who is stranded in a sinister outback Australian town. The film is also known under the title Outback. For years Wake in Fright was referred to as the great lost film in Australian movie making. It now referred to as a seminal film of the Australian New Wave.

Wake in Fright
Wake In Fright
Wake In Fright

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Wake In Fright: Clip 3

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Wake In Fright: Clip 1

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Wake In Fright: Clip 6

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Description
Wake in Fright is a 1971 thriller directed by Ted Kotcheff. It stars Gary Bond, Donald Pleasence and Chips Rafferty. The movie is a joint Australian-American production. It is based on a Kenneth Cook novel of the same name. It is a low budget movie made for $800,000. The story centers on a young schoolteacher who is stranded in a sinister outback Australian town. The film is also known under the title Outback. For years Wake in Fright was referred to as the great lost film in Australian movie making. It now referred to as a seminal film of the Australian New Wave.

Wake in Fright is a 1971 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 49 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.7 and a MetaScore of 85.

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  • Release Date
    1971
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 49 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (10,919)
  • Metascore
    85