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The Nugget (2002)

'The Nugget' looks at how instant wealth suddenly changes the lives of three working class men - not necessarily for the better, but always with hilarious consequences.

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'The Nugget' is a tale about a group of three roadworkers who stumble upon the world's biggest nugget, and become instant millionaires - or so they think. The roadworkers are mates from way back, and each weekend they go out to an old goldmining site hoping to strike it rich. Each weekend they come back with nothing but a hangover. But then everything changes when they discover the world's biggest nugget - worth many millions of dollars. Written by Nugget Films Pty Ltd

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Being filthy rich is a dirty business. See more »

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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17 October 2002 (Australia)  »

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Az aranyrög  »

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$320,572 (Australia) (18 October 2002)
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Much of the cast consists of residents from the town of Mudgee where this movie was filmed, some, such as car salesman Ross Granata are shown in their real life occupations. See more »

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References 60 Minutes (1968) See more »

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Life's Great If You Don't Weaken
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Looks like working dog, sounds like working dog... but it aint working dog.
13 October 2002 | by (Perth, Western Australia) – See all my reviews

A very enjoyable tale of 3 real Aussie mates and a very unusual circumstance. It's good to see realistic aussie characters for a change as usually we get portrayed as red necks. Anyway the only bad thing about this movie is the length, it went on just a little too long... on the positive side though it had some laugh out loud moments and very impressive performances from the lead actors! Well worth checking out especially for the Aussie audience.


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