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Charlie & Boots (2009)

A father and son who travel from Victoria to Cape York to fulfill their lifelong ambition to fish off Australia's northern tip.

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Dean Murphy
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Cast

Credited cast:
Paul Hogan ... Charlie McFarland
Alan Powell ... Rodeo Clown
Shane Jacobson ... Boots McFarland
Deborah Kennedy ... Miles Waitress
Morgan Griffin ... Jess
Roy Billing ... Roly
Alec Wilson Alec Wilson ... Rodeo Worker 1
Reg Evans ... Mac
Val Lehman ... Edna (Bowling Lady Driver) (as Valerie Lehman)
Anne Phelan ... Female Truckie
Bec Asha ... Gunbar Waitress (as Rebecca Asha)
Lisa N Edwards ... Graeme's Wife
Di Smith ... Strawberry Lady (as Diane Smith)
Danny Baldwin Danny Baldwin ... Bucking Horse Rider
Sam Elia Sam Elia ... Motorbike Cop
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A father and son who travel from Victoria to Cape York to fulfill their lifelong ambition to fish off Australia's northern tip.

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They're on the road to somewhere


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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 September 2009 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Crocodile Daddy See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

AUD8,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,449,690
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Instinct Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Boots's car is a 1976 Holden Kingswood. The car now belongs to actor Shane Jacobson who is a Holden enthusiast and collector. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Footy Show: The Grand Final Footy Show 2009 (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Charlie's Tango
Written and Performed by Fabio Pertile
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Charlie and Boots
14 January 2010 | by hjh_52See all my reviews

Found this an excellent film very moving in the first 15 mins with excellent acting, so much so it took me a while to recognise Paul Hogan, however it quickly changes into a laugh a minute with charming performances from all the characters, spot the Aussie soap face was well played here and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience, I watched it coming home from a magical Oz holiday and it was fun to see many of the sights we had experienced in this road trip film. I was told off by my hubby for laughing to loud whilst watching this with headphones on and soon it was me telling him off when he joined me in watching it!! Fantastic film and great all round entertainment, watch out for the tow car cop scene it's a beauty.


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