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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Malcolm Hughes
Lindy Davies ...
Judith
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Willy
John Hargreaves ...
Frank Baker
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell ...
Tramways supervisor
Beverley Phillips ...
Mrs. T
Judith Stratford ...
Jenny
Heather Mitchell ...
Barmaid
Tony Mahood ...
Tram Conductor
David Letch ...
Restaurant Hoon #2
Mike Bishop ...
Armed Guard
David Johnston ...
TV Announcer
Katerina Tassopoulos ...
Jenny's Mother
Ian McFadyen ...
Model Shop Salesman
Ian Shrives ...
Split Car Cop #1
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Malcolm is a chronically shy mechanical genius who has just been fired for building his own tram. He gets Frank, who has just been released from jail, to move in to help pay the bills. Malcolm, with Frank's help, turns to a life of crime. Written by Dougal Scott <dwagon@aaii.oz.au>

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5 November 1986 (USA)  »

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El laberinto de Malcolm  »

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$544,472 (USA)
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Trivia

The model tram that Malcolm "built" ran on a motorbike engine, the rest having being put together with spare parts by workers at Preston Workshops in Melbourne, Australia. After the film was completed, the tram was donated to the Tramway Museum Society of Victoria. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Tramways supervisor: You'd better get them separated.
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The character of 'Malcolm' was inspired by JOHN TASSOPOULOS. All other characters and events depicted in this motion picture are entirely fictional... See more »

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Referenced in C.H.U.D. II - Bud the Chud (1989) See more »

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Evil Donald
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Written by Gumpy Phillips and John Phillips
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Absolutely fantastic
27 April 2001 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This is my favourite movie. There have probably been a thousand bank robbing movies made but none of them as inventive as this. It is cleverly thought out with some great bits of humour and also a car that divides into halves.

10 out of 10.


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