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Rikky and Pete (1988)

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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Pete Menzies
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Rikky Menzies
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Flossie
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Whitstead
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Sonny
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Ben
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Adam
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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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Just because you're stuck doesn't mean you're going nowhere. See more »

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9 June 1988 (Australia)  »

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$206,138 (USA)
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Hard to Believe
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 and Louis McManus
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24 March 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Rikky and Pete" are thirtyish Aussie sibs who leave Melbourne to escape a dictatorial patriarch and Pete's problems with a local copper and to seek their fortune in the outback where they take up with silver mining and a bunch of quirky characters. "R&P" is a fun little Aussie comedy romp which wanders without clear purpose through it's marginal plot conjuring up moments droll, offbeat, and awkward humor and little else. Worth a look for those into Aussie flix.


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