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Herps In Australian Movies

These are movies made in Australia or taking place in Australia with scenes with some of the unique Australian reptiles and amphibians in them, taken from the various lists of Herps in Movies. There are not as many movies on this list as I thought there would be before I made it. Since there are herps in nearly every Australian movie I've seen, so maybe I need to watch more of them.

Spoiler Alert !

Some of these pictures and descriptions may give away plot details that you might not want to know before watching a film.

Crocodile Dundee (1986)

Dundee finds a snake at their campsite and kills it while carrying on a conversation, as if it's something he does every day. His companion is disgusted and terrified.
Crocodile Dundee (1986)

Dundee roasts a large monitor lizard for dinner.
Crocodile Dundee (1986)

Sue is attacked by a large crocodile when she is filling her canteen. Dundee jumps on it and shoves his huge knife into its head to kill it.
Crocodile Dundee II (1988)

In New York City Dundee sees a snake charmer's cobra and immediately kills it, because that's how you deal with a snake in the outback.

Devil Woman

Crocodile Dundee II (1988)

Dundee leaves a large monitor lizard wearing a red bandana in the bed of a man who always wears a red bandana to make the man's companions think that he was turned into a lizard by black magic.


Crocodile Dundee II (1988)

Dundee wears a crocodile costume and pulls his friend Wally underwater to pretend that Wally was killed by a crocodile.

The Last Wave 1977

Frogs appear to have fallen out of the sky during a heavy rainstorm in Australia.
The Last Wave
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

A two-headed lizard makes a tasty post-apoctalyptic snack for Max.
Mad Max Fury Road
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)  

With his fast hands Mad Max grabs a slow snake that's guarding a flying machine.
Mad Max 2
Outback (2019)

American tourists lost in the Australian outback encounter deadly snakes.
Picnic at Hanging Rock  (1975) 

Dragons and skinks are used for local color while some schoolgirls picnic.
Picnic at hanging rock
Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

A young Australian girl finds a monitor lizard in a tree and captures it for dinner.

Rabbit-Proof Fence
Rogue (2007)

A boat full of tourists is destroyed by an enormous crocodile, stranding everyone on a tiny island that is slowly disappearing due to rising tidewaters, leaving them at the mercy of the hungry reptile.
Rogue Screenshot
Sirens (1993) 

A large Australian python keeps showing up in the movie. I don't know why.
Sirens (1993)

A large lizard sits on a desk at a train station.
Tracks (2013)

A  young woman and her camels walk 1,700 miles through an Australian desert teeming with reptiles but we only get to see one lousy snake.
Walkabout (1971)  

A boy and a teenage girl lost in the Australian desert encounter lots of wildlife including pythons up in trees.
Walkabout (1971)  

A boy and a teenage girl lost in the Australian desert encounter an Aborigine boy who catches and eats lizards.
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