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Who Pulled the Plug? (1981)
"Göta kanal eller Vem drog ur proppen?" (original title)

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To get an order for 1,000 yachts from a middle-east sheik, two boat companies have to race 'Göta Kanal', a canal through Sweden, east to west. There are no rules in this game and the winner gets the order.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kim Anderzon ...
Janne Carlsson ...
Stig Ossian Ericson ...
Sigurd
Yvonne Lombard ...
Rut
Nils Eklund ...
Rune
Stig Engström ...
Björn H:son Larsson
Magnus Härenstam ...
Rolv Wesenlund ...
Norrmannen
Per Oscarsson ...
Ulf Svensson
Georg Rydeberg ...
Gustav
Peter Harryson ...
Polisen
Svante Grundberg ...
Lars Amble ...
Leif Andersson
Marie Göranzon ...
Astrid Ohlsson
Frank Andersson ...
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An order for 1,000 yachts for a middle-east sheik is up for grabs. The list of contestants has been narrowed down to two companies: one is a multinational one with good backing and the other is run by visionaries and enthusiasts with their main focus on rowing-boats. Having a hard time to decide between the two the sheik declares a race on the Göta Canal through Sweden, from the capital of Stockholm to the second city of Gothenburg, where the winner gets the order. Pretty soon it becomes obvious that winning does not mean strictly abiding to sea rules and regulations. Written by Jonas Carlsson

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eller Vem drog ur proppen?

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18 December 1981 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Göta Kanal  »

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SEK 27,609,579 (Sweden)
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Goofs

When the two boats are smashing each other sides, Sigurd throws a fender over the port railing. In the next shot of the boats from the front, the fender is on the other side. See more »

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Sigurd: I've done some calculations on that...
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Features M*A*S*H (1972) See more »

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Performed by ABBA
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Maybe the greatest Swedish comedy ever...
12 January 1999 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

I would say there is a tradition in Sweden watching this film... If you haven´t seen it, do that at once! Every big actor in Sweden has a role in this movie, and a couple of not so big actors. The action-scenes are still wonderful and spectacular, a ton of boat- and car crashes, wonderful comedy and a lot of classic lines. A real classic...


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