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Rikky and Pete (1988)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  9 June 1988 (Australia)
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Follow the lives of Rikky, a talanted geologist, and her brother Pete, an off-the-wall mechanical genius. To find peace of mind they travel to the outbacks of Australia and meet up with a ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Kearney ...
Pete Menzies
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Rikky Menzies
Tetchie Agbayani ...
Flossie
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Whitstead
Bruno Lawrence ...
Sonny
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Ben
Lewis Fitz-Gerald ...
Adam
Dorothy Alison ...
Mrs. Menzies
Don Reid ...
Mr. Menzies
Peter Cummins ...
Delahunty
Peter Hehir ...
Desk Sergeant
Ralph Cotterill ...
George Pottinger
Roderick Williams ...
Holy Joe
Denis Lees ...
Fingers
Robert Baxter ...
Truckyard Man (as Rob Baxter)
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Follow the lives of Rikky, a talanted geologist, and her brother Pete, an off-the-wall mechanical genius. To find peace of mind they travel to the outbacks of Australia and meet up with a desert mining town full of zany individualists. Written by Karl Olson <karl@gocougs.wsu.edu>

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The things we do to prove that we can do the things we do. See more »

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Tears of Joy
Written by Phil Judd (as Philip Judd)
Sung by Wendy Matthews
Musicians: Michael Den Elzen, Phil Judd (as Philip Judd), Noel Crombie,
Nigel Griggs, Doug Beach, Louis McManus
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Not a Good Movie
25 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Some guy spends his time destroying the career of a cop by playing practical jokes on him. So some guy's sister says let's drive out in the desert. Then they sleep in the desert for no good reason. The next day they drive to a gas station and then a town. Maybe it's illegal to drive in a desert at night in Australia.

Along the way, they meet a lot of people who want the sister to lip sync some music, and some guy makes a lot of silly "inventions" that do not work except for the miracle of modern editing. When some guy isn't messing with the cop, he screws with other people's lives.

They're rich people who are on the run because a cop with no proof is mad at one of them for a minor offense; so naturally part of the movie is about them looking for permanent jobs. In the end, nobody kills some guy, but that's why they make sequels.


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