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Money Movers (1978)

R  |   |  Crime, Action, Thriller  |  1979 (USA)
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An armoured car company is the target of repeated heists. Company leadership is enforcing new measures in order to tighten the security. However, the biggest danger of a new heist lies within the company's own ranks.

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Terence Donovan ...
Eric Jackson
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Leo Bassett
Ed Devereaux ...
Dick Martin
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell ...
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Mindel Seagers
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Dawn Jackson
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Brian Jackson
Alan Cassell ...
Sammy Ross
Lucky Grills ...
Robert Conway
Hu Pryce ...
David Griffiths
Gary Files ...
Ernest Sainsbury
Ray Marshall ...
Ed Gallagher
Frank Wilson ...
Lionel Darcy
Tony Allison ...
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Brian Anderson ...
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Filmed in Adelaide, South Australia, Bruce Beresford's adaptation of Devon Minchin's novel is a raw fast-paced independent feature with an all star Australian cast including Bryan Brown, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, 'Terry Donovan' and Tony Bonner. Story has a group of crooks plan a heist to steal twenty million dollars from a Security Firm counting house only to have the scam overtaken by a crime boss due to a corrupt police detective and the plot foiled by a wily ex-cop. Written by Jamie Skinner

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The novel of the year. Now the film of the year. See more »


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Asalto al camión blindado  »

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AUD 550,000 (estimated)
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Many of the lead cast were known to Australian audiences from working as television actors on Australian TV particularly on police and crime dramas. See more »

Quotes

Brian Jackson: If one of your mob told me, "Good morning," I'd put on my pajamas and go to bed.
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BRILLIANT CASTING
1 November 1998 | by See all my reviews

One of the most under-rated Oz films of all time!, Brilliantly directed by Beresford it was superbly cast and scripted.

Ray Marshall appeared in every scene with a cigarette, and lucky Grills appeared in his normal quota of beer drinking scenes. Not to mention the use of profanity which is normally associated in the workplace which gave the natural realism. Also the plot which assumed that OZ coppers are completely bent really added to the authenticity.

And not to mention half the cast of Skippy the Bush Kangaroo being involved in a climatic shootout, BRILLIANT!!!!


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