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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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The shameless saga of a young Aussie in Pommyland! See more »

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12 October 1972 (Australia)  »

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Barry McKenzie kalandjai  »

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Trivia

Bruce Beresford's directing debut. 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

Landlord: [reading from newspaper] "I had six pints of Guinness and everything went black..."
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Connections

Featured in 40,000 Years of Dreaming (1997) See more »

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The Adventures of Barry McKenzie
Lyrics by Barry Humphries
Music by Peter Best
Sung by Smacka Fitzgibbon
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I must have grown up
4 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

I saw this at the flicks when it was first shown in the UK. I think I was about 16 - I recall thinking that it was totally hilarious, but seeing it recently on TV just made me squirm with embarrassment. I suppose seeing people "chunder" and hearing adults swear a bit must have seemed a bit special. Spike Milligan was funny as the landlord and Dennis Price was a good sport to send his "class" up. Dumb, devoid of any real intelligence and juvenile. That goes for me and the film ;-) I will now waffle a bit to fill up the required 10 lines of review. What happened to the Aussie film scene ? You guys threatened to take over the world at one point.


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