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Bad Eggs (2003)

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Ben Kinnear and Mike Paddock are two undercover detectives with way too much publicity.

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Cast

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Ben Kinnear
Bob Franklin ...
Mike Paddock
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Julie Bale
Alan Brough ...
Northey
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Doug Gillespie
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Pendlebury
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Wicks
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Premier Lionel Cray
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Eleanor Poulgrain
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Bartlett
Denis Moore ...
Marcus Ridgeway
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Darcy
Chris Peters ...
Rodney Poulgrain
Peter Rowsthorn ...
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Storyline

Ben Kinnear and Mike Paddock are detectives with the Melbourne Police force's elite Zero Tolerance Unit. When a freak accident involving a dead magistrate lands them on the front page of the local paper, Ben and Mike are busted down to uniformed duties. But when Ben discovers a strange link between the accident and the business affairs of a shady casino boss he and Mike have been investigating, the pair decide they can no longer turn a blind eye to the corruption rife amongst their own colleagues. Written by David Helvellin

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A deadly serious comedy. See more »

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24 July 2003 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Duros em Acção  »

Box Office

Budget:

AUD 4,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$426,103 (Australia) (25 July 2003)

Gross:

$1,390,534 (Australia) (15 August 2003)
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Trivia

Director Tony Martin had a rule that everyone who worked on the movie had to be seen on screen. One of his boom operators refused, but Martin got lucky when the reflection of that particular boom operator is seen in the security guard's window during the Northey/XL9000 scenes. Martin decided not to use optical effects to remove the boom operator so that his rule was obeyed by everyone. Martin reveals this in the DVD commentary See more »

Quotes

Gavin Clack: Welcome back to The Million Dollar Question, the show where ordinary Australians can win up to twenty thousand dollars.
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Crazy Credits

The characters, entities, events and scenes depicted in this film are fictitious. Any similarities to actual persons, living or dead, or to actual entities or events are purely coincidental. Except for the bit where dog bit the sprinkler. That really happened. See more »

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References Blue Murder (1995) See more »

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I'm Gonna Release Your Soul
Performed by Dave Graney with the Coral Snakes.
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Good Movie
24 July 2003 | by (Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia) – See all my reviews

This movie [bad eggs ] was one of the best and entertaining movies we have seen for a while. There were some great action scenes and some funny scenes and some unexpected scenes. I would highly recommend the movie.


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