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Who Pulled the Plug? (1981)

Göta kanal eller Vem drog ur proppen? (original title)
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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Complete credited cast:
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
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Astrid Ohlsson
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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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18 December 1981 (Sweden)  »

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Göta kanal  »

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The race is supposed to take place in the summertime. Still, yellow leaves on the trees can be seen in the final scenes, indicating early autumn. See more »

Quotes

Björn H:son Larsson: Hey, you bloody Turk! Get lost, why don't you!
Greek Boatbuyer: 'Turk'? I'm Greek!
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Crazy Credits

The Europa Film logo is emptied of water when an invisible plug is pulled. See more »

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Spoofed in Breaking Out (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Money, Money, Money
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Written by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus
Performed by ABBA
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One of the best...
17 May 1999 | by (Stockholm,Sweden) – See all my reviews

I think it´s one of the best swedish comedic movies beside "Sallskapsresan" with Lasse Aberg. It has really good action scenes and lots of funny yokes. It´s also modern to be in the 80´s it has the Dolby Stereo Mix!


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