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Buddies (1983)

| Comedy, Drama
Young miners Mike and Johnny (Colin Friels and Harold Hopkins) work in the gem fields of central Queensland around Emerald. Conflict arises when their pick-and-shovel operation is threatened by a large scale bulldozer operator.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Mike
Harold Hopkins ...
Johnny
Kris McQuade ...
Stella
Norman Kaye ...
George
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Ted
Dennis Miller ...
Andy
Dinah Shearing ...
Merl
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Alfred
Lisa Peers ...
Jennifer
Andrew Sharp ...
Peter
Rob Steele ...
Policeman
Ralph Albring ...
Hans
Bob Hicks ...
Gorilla
Hermino De Guzman ...
Thai buyer (as Hermie de Guzman)
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Thai buyer (as Michael Anderson)
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Young miners Mike and Johnny (Colin Friels and Harold Hopkins) work in the gem fields of central Queensland around Emerald. Conflict arises when their pick-and-shovel operation is threatened by a large scale bulldozer operator.

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This film's writer John Dingwall has described its story as representing "the essence of freedom" See more »

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Referenced in Buddies: A Gem of a Time (2009) See more »

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She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain
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Buddies The film everyone should watch
3 September 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Hi I too have seen the movie Buddies, I am looking for a copy of the movie for my mum and dad.

They had a copy but is got misplaced in travel years ago.

My parents went to the World Premiere on Wednesday, July 20th 1983, for Buddies.

This was a great day for them as they loved it very much.

In 1982 they also had an investment in the movie Buddies.

My parents also have paper write ups about the movie.I wish that it could be played on TV again because it was such a great film. So if any one out there could help me get a copy of it again i would be very grateful please contact me please Janelle


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