While taking a holiday in the country with his mother, Dennis hits on a scheme to impress a girl so that she'll go away on a trip with him as his girlfriend. Although he fails to gain any ... See full summary »

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Dennis Carter
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Lesley Reynolds
Peter Richardson ...
Harvey Duncan
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Det. Sgt. Troy
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Gunter
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Wong
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Andrea
Daniel Peacock ...
Jim Jarvis
Ronald Allen ...
Commander Robertson
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Motorbike Cop
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Constable Collins
Patrick Durkin ...
Constable Franks
Marika Rivera ...
Bed and Breakfast Landlady (as Marika Riviera)
Rita Treisman ...
Mrs. Carter
Al Pillay ...
Mary (as Lana Pellay)
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While taking a holiday in the country with his mother, Dennis hits on a scheme to impress a girl so that she'll go away on a trip with him as his girlfriend. Although he fails to gain any interest from the girl, the police take a great interest in his story. From this point on, Dennis digs a deeper hole for himself at every turn. Written by Simon Rowell <srowell@tiac.net>

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Dennis makes me wanna kill myself, but I'm scared I'll burn in hell if I do ~Harvey

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5 February 1988 (USA)  »

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Debut produced screenplay for a cinema movie for both of the film's screenwriters who were Pete Richens and Peter Richardson. See more »

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Mary: You've got a lovely tan!
Mrs. Carter: Yes. The sun did that!
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References Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983) See more »

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Two Tribes
Written by Holly Johnson, Mark O'Toole and Peter Gill
Performed by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Published by Perfect Songs Ltd
Courtesy of ZTT Records
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One of my long time favourites
30 December 1999 | by (Auckland, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

I just finished watching this (last weekend) and found it absolutely hillarious, some of the scenes I just couldn't stop laughing at! Dennis is soooo amazingly thick sometimes, and just says the stoopidest things...but at the same time he's just being cool to impress his girlfriend (who gets arrested anyway!) The beach scenery is very tranquil...until along comes Robbie Coltrane...! Not the greatest movie ever made but certainly something to think about renting on a Saturday night when you haven't got much else to do (like I did). You might need to hunt around for it though - I was lucky, as my local video store stocks it.


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