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Olsen Banden Junior (2001)

In 1958, young Egon Olsen tries to escape from the orphanage by being adopted by a rich couple - but his new "parents" are rocket scientists who want to shoot him into space.

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Peter Flinth
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Cast

Credited cast:
Aksel Leth Aksel Leth ... Egon
Christian Stoltenberg Christian Stoltenberg ... Benny
Jacob A. Bernit Jacob A. Bernit ... Kjeld
Signe Lerche Signe Lerche ... Yvonne
Jesper Langberg Jesper Langberg ... Hallandsen
Ellen Hillingsø ... Doktor Rakowski
Christina Stojanovich Christina Stojanovich ... Inge-Margrethe
Henrik Lykkegaard Henrik Lykkegaard ... Holm
Claus Bue ... Kriminalassistent Jensen
Claus Ryskjær Claus Ryskjær ... Forstander
Ole Thestrup Ole Thestrup ... Major Schröder
Lasse Lunderskov Lasse Lunderskov ... Skraldemand
Kristian Halken Kristian Halken ... Portvagt
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Olaf Aabye Olaf Aabye ... Tekniker
Henning Bahs Henning Bahs ... Bahs
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In 1958, young Egon Olsen tries to escape from the orphanage by being adopted by a rich couple - but his new "parents" are rocket scientists who want to shoot him into space.

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Comedy | Crime

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Official Sites:

Nordisk Film [Denmark]

Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

14 December 2001 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Az ifjú Olsen és bandája See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Nordisk Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Henning Bahs, who created the original Olsen Gang series together with Erik Balling, not only was a consultant to this film, but also plays the minor part of a rocket technician in Hallandsen's factory. It was the last film he was involved in before his death in 2002. See more »

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Follows Olsen-banden overgiver sig aldrig (1979) See more »

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The 'New' Olsenbande is best suited for kids..
8 January 2005 | by KnatLouieSee all my reviews

What shall we do, now that the Olsen-gang has gotten too old for making their own movies, ah yes, let's make a movie about them as kids making their first big plans! A bunch of unknown kids portray the Olsen-gang, of course they had no real experience, so their bad acting can be excused.

Jesper Langberg as Hallandsen and Ellen Hillingsø as Doktor Rakowski, the two people who adopt Egon Olsen and try to send him into outer space do very good in their roles, and Ole Thestrup as Major Schröder is always great fun to watch. Plus I liked the small cameo from Ove Sprogøe's (the original Egon Olsen) son, Henning Sprogøe as Egon's Father, who's in jail. The part where Kjeld is jealous at Yvonne's boyfriend and he shoots at him with a tank was quite funny, but very unrealistic of course, just like most of the original "Olsenbande"-movies.

As far as entertainment for kids goes, this is one of the better danish movies to watch, but it goes a bit flat once in a while, but it's not that bad.

I give it 6/10


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