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Release Date:
14 September 1995 (Australia) See more »
One of the most shocking chapters in the history of Australian Law Enforcement! See more »
Detective Sergeant Roger "The Dodger" Rogerson got fame because he knew how to take care of most dangerous and violent criminals... See more » | Add synopsis »
3 wins & 1 nomination See more »
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  (in credits order)

Richard Roxburgh ... Roger Rogerson

Tony Martin ... Arthur "Neddy" Smith

Steve Bastoni ... Michael Drury
Gary Day ... Bill Crofton

Steve Jacobs ... Mal Rivers
Peter Phelps ... Abo Henry

Marcus Graham ... Alan Williams

Alex Dimitriades ... Warren Lanfranchi

Bill Hunter ... Angus McDonald

Gary Sweet ... Christopher Dale Flannery
John Hargreaves ... Chester Porter QC

Ian Bliss ... Bobby Chapman
Stephen Eley ... Duty Sergeant

Richard Carter ... Lyail Chandler
Joy Smithers ... Debra Smith
Eleni Batley ... Jaime Smith
Dion Mihajlovski ... Darrin Smith (as Dion Mihajlovsky)
Bruce Barry ... Commissioner Abbott
Bogdan Koca ... Lewis Roussos

Loene Carmen ... Sallie-Anne Huckstepp
Ray Martin ... Himself
Anthony Cogin ... Steve Paully
Phillip Hinton ... Ian Barker QC
Nicole Pottinger ... Melinda Rogerson
Brigitte Lawson ... Gillian Rogerson
Kris Bidenko ... Joy Rogerson (as Kristina Bidenko)
Jim Holt ... Brian Alexander
Jeffrey Rhoe ... Detective on boat 1
Jack Mayers ... Detective on boat 2

John Jarratt ... Jack Richardson
Graham Rouse ... Frank Avery

Laurie Foell ... Pam Drury (as Laurie Foel)

Robert Morgan ... Brian Hansen

Frank Violi ... David Mennie
Peter Sommerfeld ... Assistant Commissioner
Brendan Higgins ... John Weel
Tom Appleton ... Victorian Patrolman
David Baldwin ... Phil Dunn
Warwick Moss ... Jim Brazel
Paul Sonkkila ... Noel Morey
Terrie Bowie ... Stripper
Skye Wansey ... Kath Flannery

Aaron Jeffery ... Bobby Williams

Marshall Napier ... Tony Eustace
Erin Smith ... Belinda Drury
Jake Blundell ... Constable
John McNeill ... Ron Daly
Vincent Ball ... Dr. Cumberland
Michael O'Neill ... Bruce Lyons
John Sheerin ... Dave Perrin
Stephen O'Rourke ... Jim Wallis

Geoff Morrell ... Les Knox
Kristoffer Greaves ... Ken Bowditch
Sascha Huckstepp ... Nurse
Stephen Leeder ... Ron Stephenson
Ron Graham ... Senior Officer
Les Dayman ... Commissioner Avery
John Walton ... Jim Loomes
Dennis Miller ... Bruce Kerrison
Bryan Marshall ... Task Force Officer
Neil Moora ... Detective
Mervyn Drake ... Jack Hiatt QC
Barry Donnelly ... Judge Staunton
Ricky Noble ... Huckstepp's Advisor (as Richard Noble)
Damian Monk ... Warren Richards

David Franklin ... Glen Flack
Ken Radley ... Doug Kelly

Directed by
Michael Jenkins 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ian David  written by

Produced by
Rod Allan .... producer
Wayne Barry .... associate producer
Penny Chapman .... executive producer
Errol Sullivan .... executive producer
Original Music by
Peter Best 
Cinematography by
Martin McGrath 
Film Editing by
Bill Russo 
Casting by
Alison Barrett 
Production Design by
Murray Picknett 
Art Direction by
Karen Land 
Costume Design by
David Rowe 
Makeup Department
Ian Loughnan .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Guy Campbell .... second assistant director
P.J. Voeten .... first assistant director
Sound Department
Andrew Belletty .... boom operator (as Andrew Biletty)
Catherine Gross .... boom operator
Nicholas Wood .... sound recordist (as Nick Wood)
Danny Baldwin .... stunts
Nash Edgerton .... stunts
Tony Lynch .... stunt performer
Glenn Suter .... stunts
Peter West .... stunt driver
Peter West .... stunt performer
Camera and Electrical Department
Zoe Bunton .... clapper loader
Steve Byron .... additional first assistant camera: "b" camera
Adam Hunter .... electrician
David Parkinson .... gaffer
Casting Department
Trish McAskill .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Amanda Craze .... key costumer
Editorial Department
Simon Klaebe .... first assistant editor
Music Department
Hans Engstrom .... composer: additional music (2005)
Other crew
Royce Dunn .... continuity
John Haas .... police advisor
Susanne Pearce .... production secretary
Phillip Roope .... location manager

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198 min
Aspect Ratio:
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The broadcast of this film in New South Wales was delayed for six years due to Neddy Smith's appeal against his life sentence.See more »
[first lines]
Arthur "Neddy" Smith:Something's up mate.
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13 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Corruption in the Land of Oz, 8 October 2001

Faultlessly researched, this gripping true story of police corruption is an engrossing TV experience. I was only able to see this miniseries this year as the trials of the real-life people were still continuing in New South Wales. It gives the real view of police culture in N.S.W. as it was in the 1980's (and still is now, as shown in a recent 4 Corners episode- "tackle" is police code for a small skim or bribe): the mateship with criminals; the shakedowns; the endless drinking sessions etc. Richard Roxburgh is amazing as Det. Roger Rogerson - so amazing that Rogerson himself remarked on the accuracy of his portrayal! He is played as matey and charming.. until crossed, whereas Tony Martin as the criminal Neddy Smith is frightening. This series stands up alongside the film "Chopper" & the series "Scales of Justice" as landmark Australian Noir.

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