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    23 Movies For Australia's Prime Minister, As Suggested By Twitter

    Crap night on the telly? It's time for #TonysMovieNight.

    1. As you may have heard, Aussie PM Tony Abbott and his government have been pissing people off.

    Now screening: Wnky Wanka & the Cadbury factory #TonysMovieNight @Dazr @RobbiePHannan @langmonster #auspol #libspill

    Kingslayer@2squig

    Now screening: Wnky Wanka & the Cadbury factory #TonysMovieNight @Dazr @RobbiePHannan @langmonster #auspol #libspill

    6:30 PM - 23 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    2. Some see something sinister in the LNP leader.

    My Precious - Lord of the Libs #TonysMovieNight

    Anne Watson@magadaff1

    My Precious - Lord of the Libs #TonysMovieNight

    10:41 PM - 23 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    3. And a lot of broken pre-election promises.

    4. Treasurer Joe Hockey's controversial budget is the cause of the current furore.

    5. Twitter has been acting as a kind of therapists couch for those opposed to the government.

    6. Last night was #TonysMovieNight.

    7. There was some pretty on point Photoshop.

    "Ocean's Eleventy" - #TonysMovieNight #AusPol

    Kiera@KieraGorden

    "Ocean's Eleventy" - #TonysMovieNight #AusPol

    9:09 PM - 23 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    8. And some clever wordplay.

    Jack Nicholson rightly won an Academy Award for this extraordinary portrayal #TonysMovieNight

    Maj Tom Hartney MBS@mrtomhartney

    Jack Nicholson rightly won an Academy Award for this extraordinary portrayal #TonysMovieNight

    11:28 PM - 23 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    9. Adventure.

    Raiders of the Lost Arse https://t.co/Swwf5XyTVi #TonysMovieNight

    Winker Tiny Abbitt@geeksrulz

    Raiders of the Lost Arse

    https://t.co/Swwf5XyTVi

    #TonysMovieNight

    7:40 PM - 23 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    10. Comedy.

    Lindsay Lohan thoroughly investigates "Labor's Mess". #TonysMovieNight

    Tim Leggoe, esq.@leggoet

    Lindsay Lohan thoroughly investigates "Labor's Mess". #TonysMovieNight

    11:19 PM - 23 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    11. Fantasy.

    12. Historical Drama.

    Master and Commander via @GeorgeBludger #tonysmovienight

    Winker Tiny Abbitt@geeksrulz

    Master and Commander via @GeorgeBludger #tonysmovienight

    6:00 PM - 23 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    13. Horror.

    14. Chick Flicks.

    "Hairspray" starring Julia, Michaela & Bronwyn - #TonysMovieNight #AusPol

    Kiera@KieraGorden

    "Hairspray" starring Julia, Michaela & Bronwyn - #TonysMovieNight #AusPol

    9:11 PM - 23 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    15. Classics.

    "The Lizard of Oz" - #TonysMovieNight #AusPol

    Kiera@KieraGorden

    "The Lizard of Oz" - #TonysMovieNight #AusPol

    9:09 PM - 23 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    16. Vintage James Bond.

    Tony Abbott is "Dr. No"! Now in Technicolor. https://t.co/1QAad1p50g #TonysMovieNight

    Winker Tiny Abbitt@geeksrulz

    Tony Abbott is "Dr. No"! Now in Technicolor.

    https://t.co/1QAad1p50g

    #TonysMovieNight

    7:42 PM - 23 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    17. Crime Capers.

    #TonysMovieNight Lock, Stock & 2 Smoking Dickheads (decided my movie needed a poster) ;-)

    Sarah McCoy@_RealMcCoy

    #TonysMovieNight Lock, Stock & 2 Smoking Dickheads (decided my movie needed a poster) ;-)

    7:31 PM - 23 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    18. Old TV favourites.

    The Abbott's Family #TonysMovieNight

    19. And more...

    20. ...fantasy.

    The Mad Abbot's Tea Party #TonysMovieNight

    21. Plus seriously creepy psychological drama.

    22. Other aspects of government policy were also critiqued, including asylum seeker detention centres.

    Only very sick men could think torturing children is a good thing #TonysMovieNight @vanbadham @Asher_Wolf #refugees

    Kingslayer@2squig

    Only very sick men could think torturing children is a good thing #TonysMovieNight @vanbadham @Asher_Wolf #refugees

    5:46 PM - 23 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    23. Twitter's Verdict?

    “The Devil Wears Lycra” #TonyAbbottFilms #AusPol

    Kiera@KieraGorden

    “The Devil Wears Lycra” #TonyAbbottFilms #AusPol

    6:51 PM - 30 Aug 13ReplyRetweetFavorite