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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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First leading role in a cinema movie of Australian actor Ben Mendelsohn. See more »

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When Gordon puts down the phone after speaking with Mrs. Clark, a hand comes from under his desk to put the mouthpiece back in place. See more »

Quotes

Joanna Johnson: [to Danny] But I'll still go out with you.
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Simple Things
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Performed by The Makers
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20 August 1999 | by (Oz Land) – See all my reviews

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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