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The Big Steal (1990)

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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
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Gordon Farkas
Sheryl Munks ...
Pam Schaeffer
Lise Rodgers ...
Mrs. Johnson
Frankie J. Holden ...
Frank
Mark Hennessy ...
Jimmy
Roy Edmunds ...
George
Mike Nikol ...
Dougy
Andrew Spence ...
Car pound policeman
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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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Trivia

The car yard (set up in for the film in Victoria St Richmond an inner suburb of Melbourne) was so real that the crew kept receiving genuine offers from the public wishing to purchase the vehicles. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Joanna Johnson: Dad is gonna kill you.
Danny Clark: Yeah, I know.
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The World Seems Difficult
Written by Greedy Smith
Performed by Mental As Anything
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An excellent film.
10 November 1998 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

The Big Steal would have to be one of the funniest, if not the funniest, films ever made. I recommend it to everyone.


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