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Frauds (1993)

Story of the ways in which insurance investigator Roland Copping interferes in and manipulates the lives of others with outrageous games and gimmicks. Eventually he becomes involved in an ... See full summary »

Director:

Stephan Elliott

Writer:

Stephan Elliott
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1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Phil Collins ... Roland Copping
Hugo Weaving ... Jonathan Wheats
Josephine Byrnes ... Beth Wheats
Mitchell McMahon Mitchell McMahon ... Young Roland Copping
Andrew McMahon Andrew McMahon ... Young Matthew
Rebel Penfold-Russell Rebel Penfold-Russell ... Mother (as Rebel Russell)
Peter Mochrie ... Michael Allen
Helen O'Connor Helen O'Connor ... Margaret
Colleen Clifford ... Mrs. Waterson
Vincent Ball Vincent Ball ... Judge
Gandhi MacIntyre ... Cartel Valuer
Christina Ormani Christina Ormani ... Telephone Girl
Nicholas Hammond ... Detective Simms
Kee Chan ... Detective Alan
Ian Cockburn Ian Cockburn ... Matthew
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Story of the ways in which insurance investigator Roland Copping interferes in and manipulates the lives of others with outrageous games and gimmicks. Eventually he becomes involved in an escalating vendetta with a couple who make an unusual insurance claim. Written by Anonymous

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Sometimes a game can go too far. Much too far. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Directorial debut of Stephan Elliott. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Jeff Goldblum/Aerosmith (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

I've Got You Under My Skin
Written by Cole Porter
Published by Warner/Chappell Music
Performed by Marcia Hines with Bob Cousins Big Band
Courtesy of Peter Rix Management
Arranged and Conducted by Derek Williams
Produced by Guy Gross
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Neon fun house of sadism ...........
20 January 2014 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

"Frauds" is a well acted, weirdly entertaining sadistic fun house ride. Phil Collins, who quite frankly can quickly wear thin, uses that annoyance to full advantage while putting the squeeze on husband and wife Hugo Weaving and Josephine Byrnes. Insurance fraud leads to blackmail and a living nightmare in the form of insurance investigator, Collins. The most intriguing part of "Frauds" is most definitely Collins's neon lit fun house where he resides. That imaginative set piece drives this film. If only it had concluded in a more satisfying manner. The resolution is indeed the weakest part of an otherwise winning movie. - MERK


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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 1993 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$247, 19 September 1993

Gross USA:

$553
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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