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Rotten Tomatoes Logo84%
Action & Adventure Cult 
Rated: 7+ (PG)19711h 35mOn: The Criterion Channel Kanopy Tags: Coming of Age Based on Books Survival Country: Australia 

Under the pretense of having a picnic, a geologist takes his teenage daughter and 6-year-old son into the Australian outback and attempts to shoot them. When he fails, he turns the gun on himself, and the two city-bred children must contend with harsh wilderness alone. They are saved by a chance encounter with an Aborigine boy who shows them how to survive, and in the process underscores the disharmony between nature and modern life.Walkabout featuring Jenny Agutter and Luc Roeg is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 2 others. It's an action & adventure and cult movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 84% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (22,113 votes).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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#2,466 Ranked Movie

#7 Ranked in Hunting Movies

#43 Ranked in Independent Movies

#194 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

Walkabout has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 84% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (22,113 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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