The Legend of Ben Hall

Synopsis: After two years on the road, bushranger Ben Hall considers surrendering to the law when his old friend John Gilbert entices him back into the game. Taking on a fresh recruit John Dunn, the gang ride again, before long becoming the most wanted men in the British Empire. When they are declared outlaw, the three decide to flee the colony forever. As Ben Hall seeks to make peace with his tortured past, the their trusted friend becomes a police informant. They set a cunning trap for the outlaws, and on the cold morning of May 5th 1865, Ben Hall emerges alone from his camp... and walks into legend forever.
Director(s): Matthew Holmes
Production: Vega Baby Releasing & Sony Pictures Home Entertain
  16 wins & 10 nominations.
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139 min

The Legend Of Ben Hall

So, where we goin' now?

Back to the locker.

What do you expect

to find up there?

I'll tell you what

A lot of bloody nothin'

and you know it!

Should be goin' down south

crossin' into Victoria like Jack did

I'm not going south, Jim

and that's the end of it!


Jim, get up,

it's your watch.

It's your watch

Where are you,

you bastards?

Ben Hall!

Come out and

surrender yourself!

Remember the Queen!


We know you're out there,

we got you bloody surrounded!


After him, boys!

I've shot the bastard!

I've shot Ben Hall!

There he is!

Come on!


Will, over here!

Ah, Jesus Christ!

You got a pellet in you?

You alright?

The bullet went straight through.


Damn, lookie there!

Bad shots, right?

How the hell did those traps get

so close without us knowing?

Hands in the air, Mr. Gibson.


It's good to see you again

after all these years.

You look well.


I need horses and food.

and clean rags, now!

I hope you

forgive our intrusion,

under normal circumstances,

I would leave you, Bill, alone.

This is a matter of

life and death.

What are you doing

back out this way?

Thought you boys were

ranging around Carcoar.

Carcoar was getting

too hot for us.

Then, you are back here for good?


I'm just lookin' for someone.


Just someone.

I might be able to help.

I'm lookin' for Biddy.

You don't know

where she is?


After she left, I

never found her again.

What do you

want with her now?

You know where she is.

Where is she?

Will I regret telling you?

You'll regret it

more if you don't.

She's on Marsdon Station

out of Micalb.

Your boy's there too.

So, a little word...

She's still with Jim Taylor.

What are you gonna do?

That's not your concern.

Thanks for the horses, Bill.

I'm done, lad, I'm leavin'.

What do you mean, Jim?

What I mean is...

I'm headin' to Victoria

as fast as I can.

To hell with bushrangin',

It doesn't mean a damn!

There's no money in it

and I'm gettin' out

while I can and

live what life I got left in free

but not in f***in' chains.

Alone is when

they catch you.

Then why don't you come to Victoria with me?

I'm not going to bloody Victoria!

Aah, suit yourself.

Chase that woman? You might put

this shite behind you and move on, huh?

We're through, old man.

Oh, yeah?

We are.

See, this is your problem, boyo.

Women, they always

get the better of you,

especially that screwer

you keep pining about.

F***in' bastard!

You'll never even

make the Murray, you old fool,

let alone cross it!


Get inside right now!


You're not welcome here, Benjamin!

You hear me?

Get out of here!

Where's Taylor

Not here, now go!

I've come to see my son.

He doesn't remember

who you are, Benjamin.

Call him out here.

I won't ask you again.

Call him out.


Come out here, please.

It's alright!


Do you remember me?

I'm your father, Henry!

Your Dah, remember?

It's true.

I've been looking

for you for a long time.

Because, your mum,

she took you away from me.

Henry, I need you

to do something...

quick as you can,

get your clothes and

everything that belongs to you.

because you're coming with me now.


Go on.

What are you talking about?


You are not

taking him anywhere!

He's my son!

You had no right to take him

from me and I will not have

Taylor raising him,

not for another minute!

No! I won't let you

take him, you bastard!

Do you hear me?

No, I won't let you take him!

He's coming with me...

or I'll wait here for Taylor to

get back and when he does,

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