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After one of its members witnesses a political assassination, an outlaw motorbike gang becomes the target of a string of murders, prompting a cop to join their ranks to determine who is responsible.

Director:

Sandy Harbutt

Writers:

Sandy Harbutt (screenplay), Michael Robinson (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Deryck Barnes Deryck Barnes ... Doctor Townes
Sandy Harbutt Sandy Harbutt ... Undertaker
Hugh Keays-Byrne ... Toad
Lex Mitchell Lex Mitchell ... Ballini
Roger Ward ... Hooks
Rebecca Gilling ... Vanessa
Susan Lloyd Susan Lloyd ... Tart
James Bowles James Bowles ... Stinkfinger (as James H. Bowles)
Bindi Williams Bindi Williams ... Midnight
Rosalind Talamini Rosalind Talamini ... Sunshine
Vincent Gil ... Doctor Death
Jane Gilling Jane Gilling ... Euridyce
Dewey Hungerford Dewey Hungerford ... Septic
Victoria Anoux Victoria Anoux ... Flossie
John Ifkovitch John Ifkovitch ... Zonk
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Storyline

Members of the Grave Diggers Motorcycle Club are being knocked off one by one, and someone needs to find out why! Sandy Harbutts timeless Australian cult film about a bunch of regegades riding Kawasaki 900s. Written by Andrew Howard <andrewh@jolt.mpx.com.au>

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Trivia

A motor-cycle club entitled the 'Stone Social Club' was established as a tribute to this movie. See more »

Quotes

Stone: Yeah, I like the old Gravediggers. I'd be glad to see them any time.
[the Gravediggers burst into Stone's apartment and beat him to a pulp]
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Alternate Versions

Director Sandy Harbutt's original theatrical cut ran 132 minutes, but it is reported that he was relatively unhappy with this version. When optioned for video release by Roadshow Home Video (a division of Roadshow Film Distributors) Harbutt requested that he be able to re-cut his film so that it reflected his original vision. The original Australian video release (circa 1985) runs 98 minutes and carries a "Director Approved" message coupled with Harbutt's signature. It is this significantly shorter "Director's Cut", inclusive of Premium Film's 1995 21st Anniversary re-release, that has replaced all previous versions of the film. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Making of Stone (1974) See more »

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Cosmic Flash
Music by Billy Green
Lyrics by Sandy Harbutt
Sung by Doug Parkinson
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Classic
30 November 1999 | by mullumSee all my reviews

This film is a bit of a classic for Australians, particularly those of us in Sydney who remember the day the biker convoy scene was shot. Though the story is a little dated and corny after all these years, it's worth another look, if only for nostalgia value.


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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 June 1974 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Guerreros de la muerte See more »

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Budget:

AUD192,000 (estimated)
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Hedon Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (1980 Cannes Film Market) | (Director's Cut)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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