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BMX Bandits (1983)

PG | | Adventure, Crime, Drama | July 1984 (USA)
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Two BMX expert bikers and a friend of theirs (Nicole Kidman) become entangled with a group of bank robbers after discovering a carton of walkie-talkies.

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Patrick Edgeworth, Russell Hagg (based on a screenplay by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Argue ... Whitey
John Ley ... Moustache
Nicole Kidman ... Judy
Angelo D'Angelo ... P.J.
James Lugton ... Goose
Bryan Marshall Bryan Marshall ... The Boss
Brian Sloman Brian Sloman ... The Creep
Peter Browne Peter Browne ... Police Constable
Bill Brady Bill Brady ... Police Sergeant
Linda Newton Linda Newton ... Police Woman
Bob Hicks Bob Hicks ... Heavy #1
Guy Norris Guy Norris ... Heavy #2
Chris Hession Chris Hession ... Heavy #3
Norman Hodges Norman Hodges ... The Drunk
Tracy Wallace Tracy Wallace ... Buxom Lady (as Tracey Wallace)
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Storyline

Two BMX expert bikers and a friend of theirs (Nicole Kidman) become entangled with a group of bank robbers after discovering a carton of walkie-talkies.

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Caught between cops and crooks... See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

July 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Short Wave See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

AUD 1,050,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Nilsen Premiere See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The original title for this picture in the first draft of the script was "Water Rats." Moreover, the three teenage protagonists were much younger in the first draft of the script. See more »

Goofs

In the first scene the bikes have platform pedals, but when you see them again they are different. See more »

Quotes

Judy: Your little walkie talkies... have gone walkies.
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Referenced in Turbo Kid (2015) See more »

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I'm Ready To Fly (Kangaroo Hop)
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Performed by The Papers
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The film Nicole doesn't want you to see...
13 October 2002 | by dirtychildSee all my reviews

This movie is perfect for a drunken video night at home. Nicole Kidman stars as one of the teenage BMX bandits and a check-out chick at the local supermarket. The kids come across a bunch of stolen walkie-talkies and get caught up with some "nasty" goons. Don't miss the classic going down the Manly waterslides on BMX bikes. Luv Nicole's perm! And the BMX bandits matching outfits! And the goons'"scary" halloween masks!

80's children classic!

A total stinker - but in the "it's so bad it's good" category.

Plus a must see for all those Nicole fans out there.


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