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Dirty Deeds ()


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1973 Sydney: An Australian gangster sees booming business, due to U.S. soldiers being in town for relaxing between their tours to the Vietnam war, attracts the attention of first the Chicago... See more »

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Barry Ryan
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Sharon Ryan
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Tony Testano
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Detective Sergeant Ray Murphy
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Darcy
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Margaret
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Hollywood
Andrew S. Gilbert ...
Norm
Gary Waddell ...
Freddie
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Sal Cassela
Derek Amer ...
Manager
Laeni Baille ...
Coin Lady
Rudi Baker ...
Bell Boy
Bille Brown ...
Senator
Michael Brownjohn ...
Bouncer #1
Joanne Cahill ...
Beryl (as Jo-Anne Cahill)
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Sammy
Ray Devitt ...
Bill
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Young Outback Cop
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Stevo
Nathan Grunert ...
Journalist
Alan Hennessy ...
Cemetery Cop
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Constable (as Brett Hicks-Maitland)
Dan Holliday ...
Waiter
Sam Jacobson ...
Young Tony
Toni Jaye ...
Samantha
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Goose
Anthony Johnsen ...
Trev
Holly Jones ...
Air Hostess
Dene Kermond ...
Outback Cop #2
Brian McDermott ...
Publican
Shane McNamara ...
US Airport Official
John McNeill ...
Sergeant
Chris Moody ...
Large Businessman
David Morris ...
Jimmy
Angelo Parisi ...
Tony's Uncle
Alan Popely ...
Bouncer #2
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Hotel Clerk
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Danny
Andrew Sommerich ...
Jason
Andrew Wholley ...
US Officer
Tim Rogers ...
Himself / You Am I
Andy Kent ...
Himself / You Am I
Russell Hopkinson ...
Himself / You Am I
Davey Lane ...
Himself / You Am I (as David Lane)
Dave Scotland ...
Himself / The Cadillacs
Neil Pepper ...
Himself / The Cadillacs
Keith Longman ...
Himself / The Cadillacs
Tony Hicks ...
Himself / The Cadillacs
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Senator's Mistress (as Albany Dighton)
Shawn Rader ...
Viking (uncredited)
Justine Scali ...
Nightclub Diner (uncredited)
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Judd Wild (uncredited)

Directed by

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David Caesar

Written by

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David Caesar ... ()

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Deborah Balderstone ... producer
Bryan Brown ... producer
Jennie Hughes ... co-executive producer
Xavier Marchand ... executive producer
Hugh Marks ... co-executive producer
Kris Noble ... executive producer
Richard T. Schor ... co-producer
Helen Watts ... line producer

Music by

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Paul Healy

Cinematography by

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Geoffrey Hall

Film Editing by

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Mark Perry

Editorial Department

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Olivier Fontenay ... film grader
Peter Powell ... assistant editor
Karen Psaltis ... negative matcher
Chris Rowell ... negative matcher

Casting By

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Shauna Wolifson

Production Design by

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Chris Kennedy

Art Direction by

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Chris Batson

Set Decoration by

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Beverley Dunn

Costume Design by

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Tess Schofield

Makeup Department

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Robbie Austin ... additional makeup artist
Kylie Clarke ... wig maker
Nadia Cowell ... assistant hair stylist / assistant makeup artist
Wendy De Waal ... additional makeup artist
Adele Durno ... additional makeup artist
Vivien Mepham ... hair designer (as Viv Mepham) / key makeup artist (as Viv Mepham)
Trish Newton ... additional makeup artist
Carolyn Nott ... additional makeup artist (as Caroline Nott)
Bec Taylor ... additional makeup artist
Noriko Watanabe ... personal makeup artist: Mr. Neill
Erica Wells ... hair stylist / makeup artist
Jan Zeigenbein ... key hair stylist (as Jan 'Ziggy' Zeigenbein)

Production Management

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Djuro Bandur ... assistant unit manager
Grayden Le Breton ... unit manager
Gordon MacPhail ... post-production supervisor
Julie Sims ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Drew Bailey ... additional assistant director
Greg Cobain ... third assistant director
Jamie Crooks ... first assistant director
Jason Faulkner ... second assistant director
Tom Read ... assistant director: second unit

Art Department

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Shane Aumont ... props buyer
Brett Bartlett ... construction manager
Jo-Ann Beikoff ... props buyer (as Jo-Anna Beikoff)
Will Colhoun ... lead model maker
Danielle Cortis ... set finisher
Richie Dehne ... property master
Marianne Evans ... art department coordinator
James Gennay ... carpenter
Thomas Kelso ... model maker
Matt Leary ... set finisher (as Matthew Leary)
Sarah Light ... assistant art director
Sarah Ma ... art department assistant
Tam Morris ... storyboard artist
Antony Neeson ... model maker
Len Pankhurst ... carpenter
Lachlan Payne ... action vehicles mechanic
Louise Shaw ... model maker
Christopher Sidwell ... carpenter
Angus Smith ... art department runner (as Gus Smith)
Lucy Sparke ... research assistant
Dean Sullivan ... stand-by props
Bill Undery ... scenic artist
Kerrie Van Lambaart ... props buyer
Matt Weston ... carpenter
Kerry Williams ... graphic artist
Noel Aherne ... on-set art department assistant (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Ross Boyer ... additional sound effects recordist
Nigel Christensen ... sound effects editor
Liam Egan ... supervising sound editor
Les Fiddess ... foley artist / foley editor
Paul Finlay ... sound recordist
Mauricio Hernández ... adr recordist / foley recordist
Phil Judd ... re-recording mixer
Paul Korber ... assistant sound editor
Delia McCarthy ... adr editor
Steve Murphy ... stereo sound consultant: Dolby (as Stephen Murphy)
David Pearson ... boom operator
Alicia Slusarski ... sound effects editor
Robert Sullivan ... sound re-recoding mixer
Jenny T. Ward ... dialogue editor

Special Effects by

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John Bowring ... special effects supervisor

Visual Effects by

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Jason Bath ... visual effects producer
Paul Butterworth ... visual effects supervisor
Jonathan Dixon ... digital liaison
Rebecca Dunn ... digital compositor
Andrew Hellen ... senior animator
Simon Maddison ... senior animator
Dave Morley ... additional visual effects supervisor / senior compositor
Robert Sandeman ... digital supervisor
Anthos Simon ... optical effects producer
Sandeep Vengsarkar ... digital compositor
Jamie Wood ... digital compositor
Henry Yekanians ... scanning and recording
Graham Olsen ... digital compositor (uncredited)

Stunts

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Shea Adams ... stunt double / stunt performer
Keir Beck ... stunt double
Glenn Boswell ... stunt coordinator
Raelene Chapman ... stunt double
Chris Mitchell ... stunt double
Darren Andrew Mitchell ... stunt double (as Darren Mitchell)
Paul Phillips ... stunt double
Danny Ryan ... stunts assistant
Bernadette Van Gyen ... stunt patron (as Bernadette Van Guyen)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Ian Barwick ... best boy
Jason Binnie ... focus puller: second unit
Steve Cook ... additional electrician
Marden Dean ... playback operator
Karl Engeler ... gaffer
Warren Grieef ... key grip
Paul Heidke ... assistant grip
Gillian Huxley ... additional electrician
Adam Kuiper ... best boy grip / dolly grip
Christian Luxton ... video split operator
Sascha Obermaier ... assistant electrician
Brad Soterkoek ... assistant grip
Marc Spicer ... director of photography: second unit
Matt Toll ... first assistant camera: "a" camera / focus puller
Lisa Tomasetti ... still photographer
Jay Torta ... clapper loader: second unit
Jason Weekes ... grip
Andrew Williams ... assistant electrician
Simon Williams ... clapper loader

Casting Department

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Kim Coleman ... casting: USA
Evan Knowles ... casting assistant
Henrie Stride ... extras casting coordinator

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Alex Barton ... assistant costume stand-by
Julie Bryant ... costume sewer
Sophia Cook ... stand-by costume
Mel Dykes ... costume supervisor
Julie Frankham ... costume sewer
Shane Phillips ... costume artist
Katrina Pickering ... costume buyer

Location Management

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Russell Boyd ... location manager
Anton Denby ... location assistant
Marcus Levy ... location scout
Cameron Wood ... location scout

Music Department

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George Brodbeck ... conductor / orchestrator
Amanda Brown ... assistant to composer
Tony Buchen ... musician: flute
Wayne Connolly ... music recordist
Samuel Dixon ... musician: bass
Alan Goodman ... musician: wurlitzer organ
Chris Gough ... music supervisor
Coralie Hartl ... music contractor
Phillip Hartl ... concertmaster
Paul Healy ... musician: guitar
Julie Hodges ... music supervisor (as Julie Spinks)
David Kleynjas ... musician: drums
Antony Partos ... musician: wurlitzer organ
Tim Rogers ... soundtrack producer
Trent Williamson ... music recordist / musician: harmonica and jaw's harp

Transportation Department

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Nicolas Loveday ... vehicle wrangler
Lachlan Payne ... vehicle wrangler

Other crew

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Lesley Aitkin ... post-production script
Sophie Armstrong ... stand-in
Anthony Battaglia ... titles designer
Ingela Berndtsson ... accounting assistant
Marston Bloom ... script consultant: Haystack
Ben Breen ... production accountant
Natasha Cali ... production coordinator
Evanne Chesson ... animal wrangler (as Ivanna Chesson)
Darryn Clifton ... stand-in
Peter Cogar ... armorer
Merilyn Cook ... production secretary
Martin Crowe ... stand-in
Jacinta Cullen ... stand-in
Mark Daddow ... stand-in
Peter Dannatt ... stand-in
Catie Dyce ... title designer
Jo Farrugia ... film liaison: Haystack
Neil Faulkner ... unit assistant
Suzy Gaal ... assistant to producers
Janette Gould ... post-production accountant
Robert Hanson ... stand-in
Robbie Henley ... supplied trucks
Faith Lehman ... stand-in
Chantal Lisette ... stand-in
Barry Lord ... stand-in
Tamara Lovatt-Smith ... drama coach
Andrew Mackinnon ... production runner
Ian Madison ... executive associate: Sam Neill
Amanda Newton ... title designer
Peter Newton ... title designer
Paul Oliver ... production runner
Annie Parnell ... travel coordinator
Ann Petty ... unit assistant (as Ann 'Ed' Petty)
Greg Ponchard ... stand-in
Sean Radburn ... accounting assistant
Fiona Searson ... unit publicist
Robyn Sinclair ... script consultant
Mardi Thompson ... unit assistant
Gary Ticehurst ... helicopter pilot
Amanda Tooby ... stand-in
Kristin Witcombe ... continuity
Jason Mack ... security officer (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Set in 1960s Sydney, this is the story of an Australian gangster whose booming business, buoyed by the influx of U.S. soldiers in town for R&R during their tours in Vietnam, attracts the attention of first the Chicago mafia, and then their East Coast competitors. Written by Greg Dean Schmitz

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Taglines Get ready to get dirty. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Knocking Mr. Big (Australia)
  • Sacré boulot (Canada, French title)
  • Dirty Deeds - Dreckige Geschäfte (Germany)
  • Juego sucio (Spain)
  • Prljava dela (Serbia)
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Runtime
  • 110 min
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Budget AUD10,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend Australia $134,510, 09 Aug 2002

Did You Know?

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Trivia A 'lobster' (referenced when Darcy purchases the guns from his friend still in the army) is an Australian colloquial term used for the twenty dollar note whose distinctive red/orange colour is likened to a cooked lobster See more »
Goofs In the scene where Tony is showing Barry the "Liberty" video slot machine, such technology as relatively high resolution color video, synthesized audio and computer power to animate the images was not available in video slot machines until the 1980's and not mainstream in video slot machines until the 1990's. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Sweet Country: Sam Neill and Bryan Brown (2018). See more »
Soundtracks Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap See more »
Crazy Credits At the end of the closing credits, the title DIRTY DEEDS appears with the individual letters spinning like the wheels of a slot machine. See more »
Quotes Freddie: Barry! You fuckin' ponce! You think you can just smash my machines?
Barry Ryan: Freddy, you fuckin' ferret. I jus' did, didn' I?
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