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Reckless Kelly (1993)

PG | | Comedy | 6 May 1994 (USA)
"Reckless Kelly is the Australian Robin Hood". Kelly is a bank robber, a pop-culture hero and video shop owner. This modern story tells how he is furious when a Japanese company wants to ... See full summary »

Director:

Yahoo Serious

Writers:

Lulu Pinkus (as Lulu Serious), David Roach | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yahoo Serious Yahoo Serious ... Ned Kelly
Melora Hardin ... Robin Banks
Alexei Sayle ... Major Wib
Hugo Weaving ... Sir John
Kathleen Freeman ... Mrs. Delance
John Pinette ... Sam Delance
Bob Maza Bob Maza ... Dan Kelly
Martin Ferrero ... Ernie the Fan
Anthony Ackroyd Anthony Ackroyd ... Joe Kelly
Tracy Mann ... Miss Twisty
Max Walker Max Walker ... Newsreader
Adam Bowen Adam Bowen ... Bank Teller Marcel
Warren Coleman Warren Coleman ... Hollywood Bank Teller
Tyler Coppin ... Hollywood Bank Teller
Andrew Bilgore ... Movie Director
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Storyline

"Reckless Kelly is the Australian Robin Hood". Kelly is a bank robber, a pop-culture hero and video shop owner. This modern story tells how he is furious when a Japanese company wants to buy his band's farm. Written by Kornel Osvart <kornelo@alphanet.hu>

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 May 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Robin Hood Junior See more »

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Gross USA:

$203,602
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Yahoo Serious' wife and co-writer Lulu Pinkus (who also appears in the film as a Hollywood Supermarket check-out) previously appeared in The Last Outlaw (1980) -- a four-part miniseries about outlaw Ned Kelly, whose life and crimes also served the basis for this film. See more »

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No fly was harmed during the making of this motion picture. See more »

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Spoofs RoboCop (1987) See more »

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Djapana
Written by Mandawuy Yunupingu
Performed by Yothu Yindi
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A must for daft comedy fans
13 July 2000 | by thehumanduvetSee all my reviews

Serious humour may well be a bit of an acquired taste, it's cheesy and juvenile (not in a Farrelly brothers sick kind of way, more just silly really, with lots of rock'n'roll'n'motorbikes thrown in) but I laugh like a crazy man every time I see this. It is a bit disjointed in parts but overall is a worthy successor to the great Young Einstein, particularly the visuals which in parts are quite stunning, I'd love to see this in a cinema or at least in widescreen on a really massive TV, it's quite beautiful really. Serious again plays a lead who aims at supercool but comes over more as cute, in a cute-little-puppy kind of way, Alexei Sayle and Hugo Weaving (of Matrix fame) make good villains and our hero's trip to Hollywood is magnificently over-the-top. A real treat for the initiated, others should give it a go, you might just end up loving it.


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