To impress a girl a shy teenaged boy buys a used Jaguar.

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Danny Clark
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Joanna Johnson
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Desmond Clark
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Mark Jorgensen
Angelo D'Angelo ...
Vangeli Petrakis
Tim Robertson ...
Desmond Johnson
Maggie King ...
Edith Clark
Steve Bisley ...
Gordon Farkas
Sheryl Munks ...
Pam Schaeffer
Lise Rodgers ...
Mrs. Johnson
Frankie J. Holden ...
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Mark Hennessy ...
Jimmy
Roy Edmunds ...
George
Mike Nikol ...
Dougy
Andrew Spence ...
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Danny wants two things in life more than anything else, one is a Jaguar and the other is Joanna Johnson. After Danny's parents give him their beloved Nissan Cedric, Danny works up the courage to ask Joanna out on a date.... One problem! He tells her that he owns a Jaguar, and to prove otherwise, he trades in the Cedric for an early model Jag. At the car yard he is conned into believing he is getting the deal of the century by the salesman, Gordon "Farkas". Written by Glenn Stewart <glenn_stewart@hotmail.com>

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20 September 1990 (USA)  »

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The scene where Mark meets Gordon in the car park he says he is from Adelaide. The actor playing Mark (Damon Herriman) is actually from Adelaide. See more »

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When we first see the lads in the car park, you can see one of the Tropicana Free Parking vouchers on the wall of the office (near the lightswitch). It's not till later on that they actually make the vouchers. See more »

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Gordon Farkas: Geoff Mullens' the boss, but I'm better lookin'
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The World Seems Difficult
Written by Greedy Smith
Performed by Mental As Anything
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Do your self a favor and hire it on video its just a great movie and very funny also any bens films are worth a see ive seen em all


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