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Bad Eggs (2003)

Ben Kinnear and Mike Paddock are two undercover detectives with way too much publicity.

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Tony Martin

Writer:

Tony Martin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mick Molloy ... Ben Kinnear
Bob Franklin Bob Franklin ... Mike Paddock
Judith Lucy ... Julie Bale
Alan Brough Alan Brough ... Northey
Bill Hunter ... Ted Pratt
Marshall Napier ... Doug Gillespie
Steven Vidler ... Pendlebury
Nicholas Bell ... Wicks
Shaun Micallef ... Premier Lionel Cray
Robyn Nevin ... Eleanor Poulgrain
Brett Swain ... Bartlett
Denis Moore Denis Moore ... Marcus Ridgeway
Pete Smith ... Darcy
Chris Peters Chris Peters ... Rodney Poulgrain
Peter Rowsthorn Peter Rowsthorn ... Wacka
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Storyline

Ben Kinnear and Mike Paddock are detectives with the Melbourne Police force's elite Zero Tolerance Unit. When a freak accident involving a dead magistrate lands them on the front page of the local paper, Ben and Mike are busted down to uniformed duties. But when Ben discovers a strange link between the accident and the business affairs of a shady casino boss he and Mike have been investigating, the pair decide they can no longer turn a blind eye to the corruption rife amongst their own colleagues. Written by David Helvellin

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A deadly serious comedy. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Thriller

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 July 2003 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Duros em Acção See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

AUD4,800,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,468,982
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Dedicated to Melbourne film critic Ivan Hutchinson. See more »

Quotes

Julie Bale: You here on your own?
Ben Kinnear: Yeah, my girlfriend's...
Julie Bale: Imaginary?
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Crazy Credits

The characters, entities, events and scenes depicted in this film are fictitious. Any similarities to actual persons, living or dead, or to actual entities or events are purely coincidental. Except for the bit where dog bit the sprinkler. That really happened. See more »

Alternate Versions

Deleted scene included on the DVD:
  • Just before the scene with Ben and Julie at the pub, there was a short (29sec) scene where Ben meets Julie at the Melbourne Tribune and makes a half-arsed apology. There follows a joke at the expense of Jerry Maguire.
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Connections

References CHiPs (1977) See more »

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Where or When
Performed by Frank Sinatra with Count Basie and His Orchestra
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this film will please you
16 September 2017 | by greg-86121See all my reviews

What a refreshing movie. All of the Aussie actors I love. Just pure fun. It cheered me up no end. No pretense. The actors I now know some years later, just amazing. I did not even know of this film but watched it on Foxtel this afternoon. It records the era of monumental police corruption but in a very funny way


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