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Steve Karamitsis / Mr. Karamitsis / Mrs. Karamitsis
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Celia O'Brien
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Frank
Geraldine Turner ...
Raelene Beagle-Thorpe
Abi Tucker ...
Annie O'Brien
John Barresi ...
Domenic
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Nathan
Costas Kilias ...
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Theo
Vince D'Amico ...
Mario
Peter Hosking ...
Bazza
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Shazza
Trent Huen ...
Van
Hung Le ...
Tran
Vincent Gara ...
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Steve liked Celia from the moment they met. But following a clash with her boss, Raelene Beagle-Thorpe, Minister for employment, he finds himself on national television branded as Australia's biggest dole bludger. Now Steve has to prove to Celia, to himself, and to the whole country, that there's more to him than meets the eye. With a little help from his friends, he might just do it. As long as he can keep his best friend Frank away for Annie, Celia's little sister... and protect Frank's cousin Dom, from Tony, the insane local crime lord to whom Dom owes money... and prevent Theo, and enterprising neighbour, from throwing himself in front of a car to collect insurance. Mate there's just got to be an easier way to meet chicks. Written by Peter

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Every wog has his day.

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24 February 2000 (Australia)  »

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AUD 5,000,000 (estimated)
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Quotes

Raelene Beagle-Thorpe: What the hell are you doing?
Steve Karamitsis: Woah baby! Hey, give people some warning before you stick that face out in public.
Raelene Beagle-Thorpe: Do you know who I am?
Steve Karamitsis: [noticing the smeared lipstick] Mrs Ronald McDonald?
Raelene Beagle-Thorpe: I'm the Minister for employment. You little worm!
Steve Karamitsis: Oh really? Well on behalf of myself and the other 799,000 unemployed in this country, you're doing a great fucking job.
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References Saturday Night Fever (1977) See more »

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Funiculi-Funicula
Music by Luigi Denza and lyrics by Peppino Turco
Performed by David Ashton-Smith
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Hilarious wog comedy!
19 February 2000 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

This is a film which has been long overdue! I have seen the live performances of "Wog-A-Rama" and "WogBoys" twice each, and laughed the whole time! "The WogBoy" is a film I would definitely recommend especially if you are a "wog". Of course "Skippies" would find it humourous as well, but only wogs can totally relate to the stories and the lines and laugh themselves silly! Great performances by Nick Giannopoulos, Vince Colosimo, Abi Tucker & Geraldine Turner. Highly Recommended.


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