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Tony Stilano
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Sonja Stilano
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Dave
Matthew Dyktynski ...
Burgies Manager
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Tarquin
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Ken
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Burgies CEO
Dave O'Neil ...
Mal the Butcher
Alethea McGrath ...
Mrs. McLeod
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Sean
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Barry Burgie
Andrew Maj ...
Freddy Fry
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Mrs. Williams
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Tony Stilano and Trev Spackneys both own, live over and work in adjoining take-away fish shops in Melbourne. Although they have fallen into a habitual rivalry based on a cause long forgotten, the pair unite when the multinational fast-food outlet "Burgies" unveils a new store directly opposite the twin fish & chips shops. Written by Anonymous

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14 August 2003 (Australia)  »

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Haláli halasok  »

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$249,020 (Australia) (15 August 2003)
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Michael Veitch played Freddie The Fry in the first part of the movie but due to scheduling problems he was replace with 'Peter Rowsthorne' who then played the role of Freddie The Fry for the rest of the movie. See more »

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Ken: Fan-bloody-tastic!
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Just don't take it too seriously!
30 August 2004 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this film. I thought it was good fun to watch, and just easy entertainment for a Friday night at the movies/DVD. The premise is easy to follow. Two Fish and Chip shop owners who hate eachother, find that they have to work out their differences to stop the construction of a Burgie's Burger's (An Hilarious spoof of Mcdonald's) right next door to their shops. The simple story includes hilarious jokes, a pretty enjoyable ending (most people complained about it, but I thought it was funny and unexpected), A bit of romance, Revenge, a traitor and much more. I have read bad reviews for this film, and I must say I found something in common. They were basically saying that it was unoriginal, stupid and had a predictable ending. Ok, well let me just say that most films these days are unoriginal, the comedy wasn't genius and I couldn't see that ending comming. So for once, just sit back, turn off your brain and settle down with some good old Australian Laughs! I recommend it mate!


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