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Call Me Mr. Brown (1990)

Based on the 1971 true story known as "The Great Plane Robbery", this tele-movie tells the story of Peter Macari alias Mr. Brown. Under a grand extortion scam, he steals $500,000 in cash ... See full summary »

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Scott Hicks

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Haywood ... Peter Macari
Vincent Ball Vincent Ball ... Captain Richie
John Frawley John Frawley ... Captain Howson
Russell Kiefel Russell Kiefel ... Ray Poynting
Bill Hunter ... Det. Sgt. 'Jim' Jack McNeill
John Polson ... Brian Day
Edwin Hodgeman ... Bill Harding
Patrick Frost Patrick Frost ... Qantas Official 1
Brenton Whittle Brenton Whittle ... Qantas Official 2
John Noble ... Geoff Fraser
Max Cullen ... Fibreglass Factory Foreman
Leo Taylor Leo Taylor ... Major Morrison
Stuart McCreery Stuart McCreery ... Captain Ralfe
Ken Goodlet Ken Goodlet ... Captain Selwyn
Philip Hazel Philip Hazel ... Reporter III
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Based on the 1971 true story known as "The Great Plane Robbery", this tele-movie tells the story of Peter Macari alias Mr. Brown. Under a grand extortion scam, he steals $500,000 in cash from Australian airlines company Qantas. This begins the start of a major international manhunt to catch a thief who is now living the high life from the spoils of his heist. Written by Jamie Skinner

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The film was nominated for Best Telefeature category at the 1987 AFI (Australian Film Institute) Awards but lost out to Jane Campion's '2 Friends' (1986). See more »

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References The Doomsday Flight (1966) See more »

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 July 1990 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Call Me Mister Brown See more »

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Budget:

AUD935,000 (estimated)
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