IMDb > Romper Stomper (1992)
Romper Stomper
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

Romper Stomper (1992) More at IMDbPro »

Photos (See all 16 | slideshow)


User Rating:
6.8/10   30,455 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Up 200% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Geoffrey Wright (written by)
View company contact information for Romper Stomper on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
12 November 1992 (Australia) See more »
You've never seen anything like it.
A group of skinheads become alarmed at the way their neighbourhood is changing. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Plot Keywords:
8 wins & 7 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Brutal and bleak viewing See more (140 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Russell Crowe ... Hando
Daniel Pollock ... Davey

Jacqueline McKenzie ... Gabe
Alex Scott ... Martin
Leigh Russell ... Sonny Jim

Dan Wyllie ... Cackles
James McKenna ... Bubs
Eric Mueck ... Champ
Frank Magree ... Brett
Chris McLean ... Luke (as Christopher McLean)
Josephine Keen ... Megan
Samantha Bladon ... Tracy
Tony Lee ... Tiger
John Brumpton ... Magoo

Don Bridges ... Harold
Janei Anderson ... Jacqui
Stephen Hall ... Flea
Tri Phan ... Nguyen
Thuan Le ... Nguyen's Eldest Son
Minh Lu ... Middle Son
Thach Le ... Youngest Son
Craig Mercer ... Chris
Angus Cummings ... Rob
Yvonne Lawrence ... Davey's Grandmother
Edwina Exton ... Skinhead Girl
David Tredinnick ... Gabe's Boyfriend
Steve Millichamp ... Pommy Bill
William K. Halliwell ... Derro
Vu Le ... Tiger's Mate
Vu Nguyen ... Francy
Paul Nguyen ... Long
Thanh Trinh ... Vinh
Vy Nguyen ... Tiger's Sister
Ann Morell ... Barmaid
Neil Foley ... Skinhead in Plaster
Nigel Baptist ... Strangled Man
Jenny Lin ... Kitchen Hand
Johnny Raaen ... Plain Clothes Policeman (as John Raaen)
Anthea Roordink ... Policewoman

Russell Frost ... Young Policeman
Keiko Clarke ... Girl on Cliff Top
Ria Yazaki ... Girl on Cliff Top
Neil Foster ... Skinhead in Plaster
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Ienna ... Young Skinhead (uncredited)

Directed by
Geoffrey Wright 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Geoffrey Wright  written by

Produced by
Phil Jones .... associate producer
Ian Pringle .... producer
Daniel Scharf .... producer
Original Music by
John Clifford White 
Cinematography by
Ron Hagen 
Film Editing by
Bill Murphy 
Casting by
Gregory Apps  (as Greg Apps)
Production Design by
Steven Jones-Evans 
Set Decoration by
Colin Robertson 
Lisa Thompson 
Costume Design by
Anna Borghesi 
Makeup Department
Mike Gaudsen .... makeup facilities: Reel Wheels
Jane Gregory .... assistant hair stylist
Jane Gregory .... assistant makeup artist
Sue Kelly-Tait .... hair stylist
Sue Kelly-Tait .... makeup artist
Christine Miller .... hair stylist
Christine Miller .... makeup artist
Production Management
Elisa Argenzio .... production manager
Stephen Brett .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chris Odgers .... first assistant director
Monica Pearce .... second assistant director
Andrew Power .... third assistant director
Art Department
Graham Blackmore .... stand-by props
Justin Conkey .... art department assistant
Debra Goldsmith .... set finisher (as Deborah Goldsmith)
Danae Gunn .... art department runner
Sheridan Neilson .... assistant buyer
Colin Robertson .... set buyer
Walter Sperl .... construction
Chris Styles .... props maker
Lisa Thompson .... set buyer
Jasmine Wigley .... set finisher
Sound Department
Peter Burgess .... adr editor
Steve Burgess .... foley artist
Steve Burgess .... sound mixer
Helen Field .... sound liaison: Soundfirm
Catherine Gross .... boom operator (as Cathy Gross)
Scott Heming .... sound mix assistant
David Lee .... sound recordist
Frank Lipson .... sound designer
Gerry Long .... foley artist
Steve Murphy .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby (as Stephen Murphy)
Paul Pirola .... assistant sound engineer
Roger Savage .... sound mixer
Eugene Wilson .... sound transferer
Special Effects by
Jeff Little .... special effects: Film Trix
Angelo Sahin .... special effects assistant
Peter Stubbs .... special effects: Film Trix
Kevin Turner .... special effects technician
Visual Effects by
Colin Tyler .... opticals/rostrum camera
Russell Allen .... stunts
Brett Anderson .... stunts
Lance Anderson .... stunts
Szumai Anderson .... stunts
Graham Collis .... stunts
Wally Dalton .... assistant stunt coordinator
Dean Gould .... stunts
Chris Peters .... stunt coordinator
Johnny Raaen .... stunts
Anthea Roordink .... stunts
Reg Roordink .... stunts
Steve Roper .... stunts
Ron Sheepers .... stunts
Russell Frost .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Gary Bottomley .... focus puller
Warik Lawrance .... clapper loader
Peter Leiss .... still photographer
Tom Moody .... gaffer
Battista Remati .... third electrician
Trevor Ripper .... best boy electric
Leigh Tait .... key grip
Gene Van Dam .... grip
Casting Department
Nick Hamon .... casting assistant (as Nick Harmon)
Nick Hamon .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gabrielle Dunn .... stand-by wardrobe
Mike Gaudsen .... wardrobe facilities: Reel Wheels
Louise McCarthy .... wardrobe assistant
Cheyne Phillips .... wardrobe assistant
Editorial Department
Dee McClelland .... final colorist (digitally restored version)
Tim Morgan .... color grader
Jane Usher .... assistant editor
Rohan Wilson .... negative matcher
Music Department
Phillip Beard .... musician: drums
John Hawker .... orchestrator
John Hewett .... musician: guitar
Peter Palankay .... music score mixer
Chris Pettifer .... musician: bass guitar
Mat Thomas .... music engineer
Other crew
Ian Anderson .... laboratory liaison
David Arundell .... accountant
Sven Bading .... researcher
Richard Baker .... nurse
Matthew Bennett .... casual assistant
Catherine Birmingham .... location scout
Bernadette Breitkreuz .... production accountant
Stephen Brett .... location manager
Clare Brophy .... nurse
Terry Cassin .... nurse
Peter Culpan .... safety consultant
Bruno Doring .... casual assistant
Fiona Eagger .... production coordinator
Keith Fish .... caterer: Food for Film
Neil Foley .... researcher
John Fox .... armorer
Eva Friedman .... production runner
Andree Gersbeck .... casual assistant
Andrew Goodone .... casual assistant (as Andrew Gooden)
Tony Leonard .... insurance
Chris Lovell .... legal
Steeves Lumley .... insurance
James MacDougall .... casual assistant
Lars Michalak .... assistant to producer
Greg O'Conner .... researcher
Serena Parker .... nurse
Anne Pearson .... nurse
Jacquelin Perske .... production assistant
Holding Redlich .... legal
Brian C. Robinson .... script consultant
Jonathan Shteinman .... assistant to producer
Tony Sini .... caterer: Food for Film
Mick Stevens .... security officer
Oliver Streeton .... title designer
John Suhr .... security officer
Victoria Sullivan .... continuity
Carl Vine .... researcher (as Karl Vine)
Tantau Wallis .... accountant
Crew believed to be complete

Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

Also Known As:
Rated R for brutality and violence, sexuality and language (edited for re-rating)
94 min | South Korea:88 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Australia:R | Australia:MA (Cable TV rating) | Canada:R (Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) | Canada:R (Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:18 (Nova Scotia) | Czech Republic:15 | Finland:K-18 (2003) | Finland:(Banned) (1993) | France:12 | Germany:18 (nf) | Hong Kong:III | Iceland:16 | Ireland:18 | Italy:VM14 | Japan:R-15 | Mexico:C | New Zealand:R18 | Norway:18 | South Korea:18 (cut) | South Korea:(Banned) (original rating) | Sweden:15 | UK:18 | USA:NC-17 | USA:R (edited for re-rating)

Did You Know?

To cut costs, the film was shot on 16 mm film rather than 35 mm, and principal photography was kept to six weeks.See more »
Gabe:What's the matter with you?
Hando:You! You dumb slut!
See more »
Movie Connections:
Les pecheurs de perlesSee more »


Are there any differences between the US DVD Version and the German DVD Version?
See more »
34 out of 38 people found the following review useful.
Brutal and bleak viewing, 22 June 2007
Author: Jakethemuss from United Kingdom

Firstly, I'd like to start by saying that anyone who thinks this is somehow pro-racist or pro-skinhead has REALLY missed the point, thats if they've even seen it,that is. That would be like saying 'Saving Private Ryan' glorifies war, or 'Trainspotting' glorifies drugs.

It revolves around a bunch of lawless Australian skinheads, as they party to loud skrewdriver-esquire music, drink, fight (amongst each other as well as against the Vietnamese immigrants living nearby), cause mayhem..and so on so forth. They are living in a dilapidated old garage and scrounge off the system whilst hating it. They are portrayed as hopeless, angry lost kids held together by a psychopathic and violent leader;Hando Where to start with Hando, seriously, this is undoubtedly Russel Crowe's most unforgettable performance. Whether its his tattoo's, shaved head, unshaven face or cold eyed can't help but be drawn in by Hando. He is by far the most relentless and ruthless member of the gang, and during the film you wonder whether or not they'd even exist without him.

During the film, things take a turn for the worse, actually they take several turns for the worst...which has an increasingly negative effect on the gang.

I rated this film a 9, as it achieves what it sets out to do. Give the viewer a no-holds barred trip into the destructive lives of social outsiders, and the violence and hatred that follows. Not easy viewing, but I recommend this film to anyone who likes their movies gritty and upfront.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (140 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Romper Stomper (1992)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
The women hanger-ons... Lauraslipstick
What happened to the rest of the Gang? dcmMovielover
Was this film pro or anti neo nazi? jberlin12000
What do you think Davey and Gabe would be doing today? This_is_an_outrage
Last sex scene duff_man4
Hando vs. Derek Ramuna
See more »


If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
This Is England Intermission Freeway The Departed The Black Dahlia
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Crime section IMDb Australia section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.