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The F.J. Holden (1977)

Bankstown, NSW, Australia, 1970s. Kevin and his mate Bob spend their time drinking and cruising around the western suburbs of Sydney in Kevin's yellow FJ Holden, looking for girls. One day ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Couzens Paul Couzens ... Kevin
Carl Stever Carl Stever ... Bob
Gary Waddell Gary Waddell ... Deadlegs
Karlene Rogerson Karlene Rogerson ... Cheryl
Eva Dickinson Eva Dickinson ... Anne
Vicki Arkley Vicki Arkley ... Chris
Victor Manauzzi Victor Manauzzi ... Italian Driver
Graham Rouse Graham Rouse ... Police Sergeant
Robert Baxter Robert Baxter ... Police Constable (as Rob Baxter)
Sigrid Thornton ... Wendy
May Howlett May Howlett ... Mrs. Poke
Maggie Kirkpatrick Maggie Kirkpatrick ... Betty Armstead
Terry Hannigan Terry Hannigan ... Frank Mason
Ray Bennett Ray Bennett ... Norman
Colin Setches Colin Setches ... Dave


Bankstown, NSW, Australia, 1970s. Kevin and his mate Bob spend their time drinking and cruising around the western suburbs of Sydney in Kevin's yellow FJ Holden, looking for girls. One day Kevin meets Anne. Anne works in a large shopping center. Anne and Kevin spend some time together until one day Kevin gets drunk and tries to make love to Anne with Bob watching. Anne throws them out of her house. When Anne later refuses to be pacified, Kevin becomes aggressive and causes a scene at a party. The police are called. Kevin escapes but later returns home to find the police waiting there for him. Written by Robert

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He was tough, so were the cops, the fights, the adventures and the girls. See more »




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Release Date:

29 April 1977 (Australia) See more »

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Raggaråket See more »

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FJ Films See more »
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Color (Eastmancolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Frankie J. Holden: As Himself. Holden sings in this movie performs a cameo thereby making a unique piece of film history where an actor's actual name [F.J. Holden] is the same as the title of the movie he is appearing in. See more »


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A Masterpiece!
15 November 2000 | by fidelmaSee all my reviews

This film is essential for anyone who wants to experience the glory days of Aus culture. There is very little plot, but it basically follows the adventures of a guy called Kev, who goes out with a girl called Anne. He fixes up his car (guess what model?), goes drag racing, drives around with his mate Bob, gets drunk, and has excruciatingly bad conversations with his parents.

It also includes a scene where you watch Kev and Bob drink an entire slab of beer, with the actors obviously getting drunker and drunker as they slur and forget their lines.

It's on TV every so often. Don't miss it. Tape it, and show it to all your friends. Bring it out at parties. Keeping this film to yourself is a crime!

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