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The Adventures of Barry McKenzie (1972)

Young Australian, Barry McKenzie, travels to England with his Aunt Edna after his father dies and a request is revealed in his will.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Barry McKenzie
... Aunt Edna Everage / Hoot / Dr DeLamphrey
... Landlord
... Dominic
Paul Bertram ... Curly
... Mr. Gort
... Mrs. Gort
Mary Ann Severne ... Lesley
... Sarah Gort
... Detective
Julie Covington ... Blanche
... Claude
... Sean
... Caroline Thighs
Margo Lloyd ... Mrs. McKenzie
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Young Australian, Barry McKenzie, travels to England with his Aunt Edna after his father dies and a request is revealed in his will.

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Cripes!! The things these pom sheilahs will do in front of a camera !!!! [Australian theatrical daybill movie poster] See more »

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12 October 1972 (Australia)  »

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Barry McKenzie kalandjai  »

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Trivia

This was the first Australian film to earn $1 million, and kept the Australian film Industry alive. See more »

Goofs

In Caroline Thigh's flat Barry empties the curried chicken and prawn aphrodisiac down his boxers, staining his t-shirt. When he is thrown out of her flat the t-shirt is clean. See more »

Quotes

Barry McKenzie: Don't come the raw prawn with me!
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Soundtracks

My One-eyed Trouser Snake
Lyrics by Barry Humphries
Sung by Barry McKenzie (Barry Crocker) in the hippy van and sung by the cast at the fire in the BBC studios
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A beauty Bottler of a film no risk
29 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

This film and it's sequel Barry Mckenzie holds his own, are the two greatest comedies to ever be produced. A great story a young Aussie bloke travels to england to claim his inheritance and meets up with his mates, who are just as loveable and innocent as he is.

It's chock a block full of great, sayings , where else could you find someone who needs a drink so bad that he's as dry as a dead dingoes donger? great characters, top acting, and it's got great sheilas and more Fosters consumption then any other three films put together. Top notch.

And some of the funniest songs you'll ever hear, and it's full of great celebrities. Definitely my two favourite films of all time, I watch them at least once a fortnight.


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