Pettersson and Bendel are both worn, run-down and broke. Despite this they decide to start a business and become rich. Unexperienced they are open to any deal. They tamper, scam and exploit loopholes that exist.

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Karl-Johan 'Charlie' Pettersson
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Josef 'Stavros' Bendel
Lena Nyman ...
Mia Edling / Ingegerd Borglind
Lillemor 'Lill' Lindfors ...
Agda Levin
Björn Gustafson ...
Nilsson
Jan Blomberg ...
Vreding
Jim Hughes ...
Rodney
Eva Dahlman ...
Angelica Vreding
Åsa Bjerkerot ...
Eva Velin
Katarina Fernell ...
Aunt Lindstroem
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Jonas
Dora Söderberg ...
Mrs. Larsson
Lissi Alandh ...
Mrs. Persson
Bengt Brunskog ...
Police
Bo Andersson ...
Police
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Pettersson and Bendel are both worn, run-down and broke. Despite this they decide to start a business and become rich. Unexperienced they are open to any deal. They tamper, scam and exploit loopholes that exist.

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Två skälmar i Stockholm och deras svindlande affärer

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10 December 1983 (Sweden)  »

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Mestarihuijarit  »

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In the first couple of shots, there is a slow motion shot of a plane flying. It shows the plane very close to the ground, like it's landing. In the very next shot the plane is flying much higher in the sky. See more »

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Version of Pettersson & Bendel (1933) See more »

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P & B
Performed by Agnetha Fältskog
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Shameless con-artistry galore in clever little flick...
10 December 2001 | by (Åby, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Inventive, clever and constantly entertaining flick of two oddly paired con artists in 80's Stockholm and their escalating swindle schemes. No serious filmmaking here, just a lot of colourful characterizations and nifty scams... favourite: The Rod Stewart concert!! FUN: Check out Stellan Skarsgård (of such later Hollywood fame such as Good Will Hunting, Deep blue sea, Ronin etc.) in his hippie-ish bum appearance!


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