The Adventures of Barry McKenzie (1972)

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Young Australian, Barry McKenzie, travels to England with his Aunt Edna after his father dies and a request is revealed in his will.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Barry Crocker ...
Peter Cook ...
Paul Bertram ...
Mr. Gort
Avice Landone ...
Mrs. Gort
Mary Ann Severne ...
Jenny Tomasin ...
Sarah Gort
Dick Bentley ...
Julie Covington ...
Judith Furse ...
Christopher Malcolm ...
Maria O'Brien ...
Caroline Thighs
Margo Lloyd ...
Mrs. McKenzie


Young Australian, Barry McKenzie, travels to England with his Aunt Edna after his father dies and a request is revealed in his will.

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The shameless saga of a young Aussie in Pommyland! See more »




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Release Date:

12 October 1972 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Barry McKenzie kalandjai  »

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Did You Know?


Gough Whitlam awards Edna Everage the title of Dame. From this point forward she is billed as Dame Edna Everage. See more »


In Caroline Thigh's flat Barry empties the curried chicken and prawn aphrodisiac down his boxers, staining his t-shirt. When he is thrown out of her flat the t-shirt is clean. See more »


Barry McKenzie: Now listen mate, I need to splash the boots. You know, strain the potatoes. Water the horses. You know, go where the big knobs hang out. Shake hands with the wife's best friend? Drain the dragon? Siphon the python? Ring the rattlesnake? You know, unbutton the mutton? Like, point Percy at the porcelain?
Blanche: I think he wants to go to the loo.
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Written by William H. Hills
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Cracking Film
8 November 2000 | by (Uk) – See all my reviews

It's a crying shame that this film is unavailable on video.

It really is a great film, crude yes, broad yes, but really very funny. There's a whole new generation of film goers (admittedly British and Australian, I can't see this garnering a wide US audience) who think Bad taste comedy started with 'There's something about Mary' and it's ilk. This is so much better yet it's being hidden. *sigh*

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