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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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Thrills, chills, spills! Live the power of the... BMX Bandits See more »

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Adventure | Crime | Drama

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29 December 1983 (Australia)  »

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Short Wave  »

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AUD 1,050,000 (estimated)
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Both the boat shed and the police station were sets built in a warehouse. 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

The film Nicole doesn't want you to see...
13 October 2002 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This movie is perfect for a drunken video night at home. Nicole Kidman stars as one of the teenage BMX bandits and a check-out chick at the local supermarket. The kids come across a bunch of stolen walkie-talkies and get caught up with some "nasty" goons. Don't miss the classic going down the Manly waterslides on BMX bikes. Luv Nicole's perm! And the BMX bandits matching outfits! And the goons'"scary" halloween masks!

80's children classic!

A total stinker - but in the "it's so bad it's good" category.

Plus a must see for all those Nicole fans out there.


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