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Crackers (1998)

It's Christmas, and Hilary and her son, Joey are going to visit her parents in the suburbs. Not only are they up for the problems between Joey and Hilary's boyfriend and his son, but they ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Warren Mitchell ... Albert Hall
Peter Rowsthorn Peter Rowsthorn ... Bruno
Susan Lyons Susan Lyons ... Hilary Dredge
Daniel Kellie Daniel Kellie ... Joey Dredge
Terry Gill Terry Gill ... Jack Hall
Maggie King Maggie King ... Violet 'Vi' Hall
Valerie Bader ... Aunt Dottie
Christopher Chapman Christopher Chapman ... Angus
Louise Siversen Louise Siversen ... Teacher
Ross Williams Ross Williams ... Vice Principal
Rainey Carah Rainey Carah ... Driver
Tom Coltraine Tom Coltraine ... Driver's Companion
Russell Allan Russell Allan ... Semi Driver
Jonathon Brooks Jonathon Brooks ... Muscly Skinhead (as Jonothan Brooks)
Philip Reilley Philip Reilley ... Fat Skinhead (as Phil Reilley)
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It's Christmas, and Hilary and her son, Joey are going to visit her parents in the suburbs. Not only are they up for the problems between Joey and Hilary's boyfriend and his son, but they also face problems faced by other members of this Australian extended family. Written by Petrson <petrsa@yahoo.com>

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Just your average bunch of biscuits! See more »

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 July 1998 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Knäppskallarna See more »

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Color
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Trivia

It is rumoured that the skinheads from the pub where actually friends of Angus's. They appear again towards the end of the film where Angus and Joey had a brief scuffle. See more »

Goofs

Bruno and Hilary are in the tree house and Hilary tells Bruno that she doesn't want Jack to know that he smokes and says "What dad hates more than bugs it's drugs". In some scenes of the film Jack has a cigarette. See more »

Quotes

Bruno: That's a $400 sharker and my net YOU BLOODY IDIOT!
[notices Joey swimming away]
Bruno: That's not good!
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Flattered to deceive
3 February 2000 | by tonyw-3See all my reviews

I have to admit I was disappointed with this movie. One or two scenes were screamingly funny (the barbie scene, for example) but overall I felt this to be just a couple of great scenes bolted together by a very weak plot. Warren Mitchell's Glasgow accent was terrible (and pointless - it added nothing to either the plot or the humour of the film). Without Mitchell however, this movie would be completely devoid of any interest at all. One for the Warren Mitchell completist, perhaps. 2 marks.


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