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Rikky and Pete
Rikky and Pete
Actors: Stephen Kearney, Nina Landis, Tetchie Agbayani, Bill Hunter, Bruno Lawrence
Director: Nadia Tass
Genres: Comedy, Drama
R     2005     1hr 41min

Set in Australia, this is a heartwarming off beat comedy about a brother and sister determined to stay true to who they are while they find their places in life. Pete, who creates wacky gadget inventions, is being hounded ...  more »


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Actors: Stephen Kearney, Nina Landis, Tetchie Agbayani, Bill Hunter, Bruno Lawrence
Director: Nadia Tass
Creators: David Parker, Nadia Tass, Ken Sallows, Bryce Menzies, Timothy White
Genres: Comedy, Drama
Sub-Genres: Comedy, Family Life
Studio: MGM (Video & DVD)
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen - Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 11/15/2005
Original Release Date: 06/10/1988
Theatrical Release Date: 06/10/1988
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 1hr 41min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, French

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Movie Reviews

Full Screen -----Total Rubbish !!
Fed Up Of Full Screen Rubbish | United Kingdom | 11/28/2005
(1 out of 5 stars)

"Yet again a truly great film is treated to a full screen dvd transfer.Americans want this but the rest of the world does not.Give us WIDESCREEN,and respect the cinema fans of the world."
A Good Laugh - Aussie Style
canadagus | Whitby, Ontario Canada | 08/12/2002
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This movie is a typical Aussie sleeper. It starts out slow, with laffs at the expenes of the local police, and then moves out of town and North to ??????? All the characters are excellently cast in their roles and provide continuity in the trek North for gold and adventure. If you enjoyed the first "Crocodile Dundee" you will definitely enjoy this."
One of our all-time favorite Aussie flicks
N. Horner | Vicksburg, MS United States | 05/18/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Pete is a wayward soul, a brilliant mechanical inventor, and likely to get thrown in jail for trying to avenge his mother's injury (caused by the local police chief). Rikky is a stable and accomplished geologist as well as a singer who plays guitar and sings at a local bar. To save her brother, she gets a job in the Outback and drags Pete away from Melbourne to safety. What they find is a wild set of characters, a mine that could very well make them a great deal of money and more trouble. Can the love of his sister and new girlfriend Flossie save Pete?

Rikky and Pete is raucous fun and just an all-around good story. We watch it regularly and it's always good for lots of laughs. There are a couple of scenes with nudity and a little language, but nothing I'd keep my 17-year-old from viewing."
Funny and touching
Alexander E. Paulsen | Jacksonville, Fl United States | 07/18/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Parts of this movie had me laughing myself off the couch. It is an understated and unpretentious film, basically a love story or a coming of age story - I guess a mixture of both.I had to give it 5 stars, it is not a 5 star movie even though Tetchie Agbayani looked totally delicious, but I figured the other reviewer gave it 4 stars, now it averges out at 4 1/2 - just about right.Well worth seeing. It is part of my library and I bring it out as a special treat for company that I know can appreciate it."