Aussie Icon Paul Hogan just wants the quiet life. He lives in Brentwood, California, happy in retirement, content doing the daily crossword and enjoying regular calls from Lucy, his delightful 10-year-old granddaughter in Sydney. So, when his agent drops by to tell him he'll be receiving a knighthood for services to comedy, he is less than impressed by this imposition and much to his agents' chagrin, turns down the offer. Paul attempts to return to his tranquil life but Lucy calls; she has excitedly told kids at her new school that granddad has been offered a Knighthood. They laughed at her. What? Paul realises he needs to get the Knighthood to help her salvage her reputation. After much begging and pleading, his agent reluctantly agrees to call the Palace. The Knighthood is back on. The next six weeks, however, see Hogan's brand totally trashed. Although he is always trying to do the right thing and salvage his quickly diminishing reputation, life is conspiring against him. He's ...Written by
A number of the Australian cast members voice American accents in this comedy movie. See more »
While driving his pick up truck and first talking with his granddaughter on the phone the seats of the truck show Raptor (a high end Ford truck) when he turns a corner he is shown in a normal Ford F150. After the phone call completes and he get's out of the truck and hands the keys to the valet it's a Ford Raptor F150. See more »
After seeing so many scathing reviews I decided to watch it anyway.
In covid times this movie provides light relief and a chuckle here and there.
I do forgive the short comings of the film.
Paul Hogan portrays a sense of sadness which revolves around the aging process and that gives the film some merit and a few bitter sweet humorous moments.
Like the weaker of the Marx Brothers movies the world is a better place that they exist rather than not.
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