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The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls (2009)

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Fun, disarming and musically provocative, the Topp Twins are New Zealand's finest lesbian country and western singers and the country's greatest export since rack of lamb and the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy.


Leanne Pooley
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jools Topp Jools Topp ... Herself
Paul Horan Paul Horan ... Himself
Jean Topp Jean Topp ... Herself
Peter Topp Peter Topp ... Himself
Bruce Topp Bruce Topp ... Himself
Don McGlashan Don McGlashan ... Himself
Billy Bragg ... Himself
John Clarke ... Himself
Nancy Kiel Nancy Kiel ... Herself
Charmaine Pountney Charmaine Pountney ... Herself
Mereana Pitman Mereana Pitman ... Herself
Helen Clark Helen Clark ... Herself
Donna Luxton Donna Luxton ... Herself
Mary Massara Mary Massara ... Herself
Greg Fahey Greg Fahey ... Himself


If you see only one documentary about lesbian, country-singing, comedian twins from New Zealand, make this the one! Jools and Linda Topp have become phenomenally successful among the Kiwis for the sprightly combination of comical characters and catchy ditties, and this exuberant film captures the joy they bring both to their performance and to their daily lives. If you aren't already a Topp Twins fans, you'll be one by the end of this delightful doc. Written by Outfest Film Festival

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A profile of the world's only comedic, singing, dancing, lesbian twin sisters.


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Official Sites:

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New Zealand



Release Date:

13 May 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Topp Twins: The Movie - Untouchable Girls See more »


Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,506, 15 May 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$24,489, 31 July 2011
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Laughs from belly and heart
29 August 2009 | by cobi-2See all my reviews

Rarely have I been so moved that I roared with laughter, tears obscuring the screen. No-one objected as everyone was also in such a joyous mood. Mind you, there could have been a few tears for the tough times, but somehow these girls just let you enjoy their triumph over adversity. This is a documentary that feels like a good movie script with superb actors. Damn, they are good! How often does one instinctively clap the credits? This is a winner, believe me, no matter where you live. The twins are unique international comedians of the first order and have been directed with the lightest of touches so bringing forth all their artistry. A rare and great combination. Thank you all.

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