Best Movies of Baz Luhrmann

The Great Gatsby (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 172 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 55 | Earnings: $144.81M

A writer and wall street trader, Nick, finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby.

Romeo + Juliet (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 162 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: $46.34M

Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue.

Moulin Rouge! (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 160 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $57.39M

A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets.

Strictly Ballroom (1992)

Aggregate Rating: 147 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 72 | Earnings: $11.74M

A maverick dancer risks his career by performing an unusual routine and sets out to succeed with a new partner.

Australia (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 125 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: $49.55M

Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.