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BMX Bandits (1983)

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Two BMX expert bikers and a friend of theirs (Kidman) become entangled with a group of bank robbers after discovering a carton of walkie-talkies.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Argue ...
Whitey
John Ley ...
Moustache
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Angelo D'Angelo ...
P.J.
James Lugton ...
Goose
Bryan Marshall ...
The Boss
Brian Sloman ...
The Creep
Peter Browne ...
Police Constable
Bill Brady ...
Police Sergeant
Linda Newton ...
Police Woman
Bob Hicks ...
Heavy #1
Guy Norris ...
Heavy #2
Chris Hession ...
Heavy #3
Norman Hodges ...
The Drunk
Tracy Wallace ...
Buxom Lady
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Two BMX expert bikers and a friend of theirs (Kidman) become entangled with a group of bank robbers after discovering a carton of walkie-talkies.

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bmx | bank | rain | dummy | redhead girl | See more »

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They're burning up the streets! See more »

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Adventure | Crime | Drama

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Release Date:

29 December 1983 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Short Wave  »

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AUD 1,050,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Bryan Marshall improvised his character's speech about his past in Britain. See more »

Goofs

In the first scene the bikes have platform pedals, but when you see them again they are different. See more »

Quotes

Judy: Well, you know what they say. Two's company. Three gets us talked about.
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Connections

Referenced in 20 to 1: 80's Good, Bad & Ugly (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Ready To Fly (Kangaroo Hop)
(Main Theme)
Performed by The Papers
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User Reviews

Cool movie!
23 June 2004 | by (Sydney) – See all my reviews

I have similar feelings about this movie as a lot of the other reviewers.

As kids, my friends and I used to rent it at all opportunities. I can still remember fighting in the car over who got to look at the cover!

I watched it again a few years back. The plot seemed silly. The acting was no longer brilliant. Overall it dropped about 2 stars!

But I still enjoyed seeing it again. It was good memories. Of course having Nicole Kidman in one of her first movies ever is also great fun to watch. Who'd have known she'd go on to become such hot property.

P.s. She must spend a fortune keeping her hair straight!


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