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Criminal Ways (2003)
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R  |   |  Comedy  |  25 September 2003 (Australia)
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The world's worst actor Danny, meets the world's worst crook Marcus and their lives are changed forever...

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Danny
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Marcus
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Kirsty
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Jimmy King
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Aurora 'Rory' Van Dyke
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Stewie
Costas Kilias ...
Adrian
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Hammer
Chantal Contouri ...
Sally
Nicholas Fleming ...
Oliver
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Lita (as Jemma Rivera Wilks)
Terry Gill ...
Barney the Bear
David Watson ...
Granville Van Dyke
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The world's worst actor Danny, meets the world's worst crook Marcus and their lives are changed forever...

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Kid's entertainment, it's criminal.

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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25 September 2003 (Australia)  »

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$468,847 (Australia) (26 September 2003)

Gross:

$468,847 (Australia) (26 September 2003)
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Danny: [at a kid's birthday party] Ah, Wally the Wombat, why don't you tell us a joke
Stewie: Okay... two lesbians walk into a bar and...
Danny: Allllll riiiiiight
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Another Australian Disappointment
26 September 2003 | by (sydney australia) – See all my reviews

This was a great idea. But the over the top characters and the 2nd half of the film where the hysterical Aurora steals the child is a case study of what is wrong with Australian film.

The idea of criminals becoming a hugely popular children's group is clever and could have played our really well if the comedy had come from the real conflicts and characters rather than resorting to a ridiculous subplot that looks completely tacked on.

It amazes me what gets made in this country.


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