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Reckless Kelly (1993)

PG | | Comedy | 6 May 1994 (USA)
"Reckless Kelly is the Australian Robin Hood". Kelly is a bank robber, a pop-culture hero and video shop owner. This modern story tells how he is furious when a Japanese company wants to ... See full summary »

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Yahoo Serious ...
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Robin Banks
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Major Wib
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Sir John
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Mrs. Delance
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Sam Delance
Bob Maza ...
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Ernie the Fan
Anthony Ackroyd ...
Joe Kelly
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Miss Twisty
Max Walker ...
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"Reckless Kelly is the Australian Robin Hood". Kelly is a bank robber, a pop-culture hero and video shop owner. This modern story tells how he is furious when a Japanese company wants to buy his band's farm. Written by Kornel Osvart <kornelo@alphanet.hu>

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6 May 1994 (USA)  »

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Robin Hood Junior  »

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$203,602 (USA)
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When Ned Kelly rides to "work" there's a shot where he rides his bike on a long, desolate highway in a big sweeping bend. This highway is the same location as used for the climactic tanker-crash in Mad Max: The Road Warrior. See more »

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No fly was harmed during the making of this motion picture. See more »

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Referenced in 20 to 1: Great Aussie Movies (2006) See more »

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Happy On My Way
by Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
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Bloody awful
5 May 2003 | by (Cornwall, UK) – See all my reviews

I turned over to find this showing during the small hours, and started watching it out of curiosity. Young Einstein had a certain amount of wacky charm, whereas Reckless Kelly merely attempts to be wacky and ends up being self-indulgent and painfully dire.

If this was supposed to be a satire on Hollywood and how we should all 'save the animals', Yahoo Serious is about as subtle as a kick in the groin. But that's what you get from a man called Yahoo Serious.

Okay, so the bank shootout was actually quite good fun, but it's all downhill from there. Watch out for Agent Smith himself (Hugo Weaving), starring in yet another awful Aussie film before the Wachowskis gave him the 'Travolta' (read: career resurrection).


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