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Take Away (2003)

Tony Stilano and Trev Spackneys both own, live over and work in adjoining take-away fish shops in Melbourne. Although they have fallen into a habitual rivalry based on a cause long ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vince Colosimo ... Tony Stilano
Stephen Curry ... Trev Spackneys
Rose Byrne ... Sonja Stilano
Nathan Phillips ... Dave
Matthew Dyktynski Matthew Dyktynski ... Burgies Manager
Tom Budge ... Tarquin
Brett Swain ... Ken
John Howard ... Burgies CEO
Dave O'Neil Dave O'Neil ... Mal the Butcher
Alethea McGrath Alethea McGrath ... Mrs. McLeod
Matthew Green Matthew Green ... Sean
Peter Rowsthorn Peter Rowsthorn ... Barry Burgie
Andrew Maj Andrew Maj ... Freddy Fry
Marita Wilcox Marita Wilcox ... Mrs. Williams
Ben Anderson ... Builder
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Tony Stilano and Trev Spackneys both own, live over and work in adjoining take-away fish shops in Melbourne. Although they have fallen into a habitual rivalry based on a cause long forgotten, the pair unite when the multinational fast-food outlet "Burgies" unveils a new store directly opposite the twin fish & chips shops. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 August 2003 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Haláli halasok See more »

Filming Locations:

Alphington, Victoria, Australia See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$581,655
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Trivia

Michael Veitch played Freddie The Fry in the first part of the movie but due to scheduling problems he was replace with 'Peter Rowsthorne' who then played the role of Freddie The Fry for the rest of the movie. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the film they refer to Trevor's shop as Trev's fish and chips. but the signs inside and outside say Trev's takeaway. See more »

Quotes

Tony Stilano: You're bullshit!
Trev Spackneys: Bullshit you, mate!
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A pleasant first attempt by Dave
16 August 2003 | by BenSadlierSee all my reviews

I hadn't planned on seeing this movie, however I wasn't disappointed when a friend dragged me along. Although there are no real surprises here, the guys do reasonably well with their obviously modest budget.

If you've seen the trailer you probably know what to expect from this type of movie and there's a pretty constant stream of jokes here, with a couple of classic moments, with the highpoint probably being an excellent flashback to what the guys were like in the 1980's. Also, I've read elsewhere that the ending was a disappointment, but I found it refreshingly different from what I had expected from this genre.

Overall, this movie wont change your life, but it's got enough laughs there to keep you entertained throughout.


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