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Criminal Ways (2003)
"The Wannabes" (original title)

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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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Danny
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Kirsty
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Jimmy King
Lena Cruz ...
Aurora 'Rory' Van Dyke
Tony Nikolakopoulos ...
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Costas Kilias ...
Adrian
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Hammer
Chantal Contouri ...
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Lita (as Jemma Rivera Wilks)
Terry Gill ...
Barney the Bear
David Watson ...
Granville Van Dyke
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Bill Gennaro
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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)

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$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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Easily the worst Australian film of 2003....
1 October 2003 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

Clever scripting, well crafted characters, side splitting humour & wonderful acting....you will find ABSOLUTELY NONE of those qualities within the pathetic & smutty film "THE WANNABES" !!

After the local success of his last film, "THE WOG BOY", comedian (?)Nick Giannopoulos has fallen into the trap of thinking his audience would swallow anything he made, and this poorly executed & terribly acted attempt at comedy is full of immature toilet humour and lame jokes that make you grit your teeth in pain.

The turgid script concerns a bunch of low brow criminals who enlist the aid of a third rate actor to create a Wiggles / Teletubbies type childrens act as a cover for a series of heists. The film just lurches from one painful scene to another as it sinks to the depths of boredom & stupidity, and I can see this film destined to end up in two places...(a) On the IMDB Bottom 100 film listing, and (b), In the $1.00 a week dump bin at your local video library.

Steer well clear of this giant lemon !!


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