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Joey (1997)

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Billy is a boy who is trying to save a baby kangaroo called Joey after its family is captured and taken to Sydney. Billy travels to Sydney to reunite Joey with his family only to discover ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Croft ...
Billy McGregor
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Linda Ross
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Penny McGregor
Harold Hopkins ...
Kanga Catcher
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Mick
Ruth Cracknell ...
Sylvia Vanderberg
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Ambassador Ted Ross
Martin Jacobs ...
Constable Walker
Danny Adcock ...
ASIO Detective
Grant Piro ...
John O'Bannon
Paul Denny ...
Davo
Andrew Booth ...
Officer Wines
George Kapiniaris ...
Spiros
Richard Moir ...
School Teacher
Peter Kowitz ...
Senator
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Billy is a boy who is trying to save a baby kangaroo called Joey after its family is captured and taken to Sydney. Billy travels to Sydney to reunite Joey with his family only to discover that Joey is not the only one who needs to be saved. Linda, the young daughter of the U.S. Ambassador joins Billy as they fight to save Joey. Written by Anonymous

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The story of the greatest adventure two friends could ever have...finding their way home


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Rated PG for brief, mild language and menace | See all certifications »
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26 December 1997 (Australia)  »

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Kept Me Occupied
12 May 2005 | by (Blackburn, England) – See all my reviews

I wasn't expecting to much from this film on a Sunday afternoon with rain etc. but I was quite surprised. The concept of character saves animals is definitely not original, but I feel the film competes quite well with some of the films that can slip out from Australia. After seeing it once or twice it gets a little tedious, and so do the jokes, even if the film was slightly out of my age group. But the first time I watched it I laughed a little. Even though I had not heard of many actors in the film (if any, given my knowledge on Australian films & TV), they all seemed to be comfortable in their roles. Let's face it, it was never going to be a big successful movie, but I think, given the time, it could definitely help fill up a rainy day.


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