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Came a Hot Friday (1985)

PG
101 min | Comedy

Set in post-war (1949) rural New Zealand, this film traces the efforts of two con men to run a betting scam in a small town (Tainuea) already rife with illegal gambling corruption, and eccentricity.See moreSet in post-war (1949) rural New Zealand, this film traces the efforts of two con men to run a betting scam in a small town (Tainuea) already rife with illegal gambling corruption, and eccentricity. Written by Vanessa Der Klawer See less
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$ 8,905
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$ 8,905
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Oct 4, 1985 (United States)
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26 cast members
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Peter Bland
Wes Pennington Wes Pennington   See fewer
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Phillip Gordon
Cyril Kidman Cyril Kidman   See fewer
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Michael Lawrence
Don Jackson Don Jackson   See fewer
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Billy T. James
The Tainuia Kid The Tainuia Kid   See fewer
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Marshall Napier
Sel Bishop Sel Bishop   See fewer
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Don Selwyn
Norm Cray Norm Cray   See fewer
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Marise Wipani
Esmerelda Esmerelda   See fewer
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Phillip Holder
Dick (as Philip Holder) Dick (as Philip Holder)   See fewer
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Bruce Allpress
Don's Dad Don's Dad   See fewer
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Roy Billing
Darkie Benson Darkie Benson   See fewer
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Bridget Armstrong
Aunt Agg Aunt Agg   See fewer
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Leslie Gregory
New Plymouth Bookie New Plymouth Bookie   See fewer
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Peter Rowley
Bar Man Bar Man   See fewer
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Trudy Olson
Dance Girl Dance Girl   See fewer
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Derek Hardwick
Capstan Capstan   See fewer
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Gaylene Wright
Balcony Girl Balcony Girl   See fewer
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Frances Ullenberg
Pop Simon Pop Simon   See fewer
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Duncan Smith
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Prince Tui Teka
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6.9 / 10 | 169 votes