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Money Movers (1978 )
Filmed in Adelaide, South Australia, Bruce Beresford ‘s adaptation of Devon Minchin ‘s novel is a raw fast-paced independent feature with an all star Australian cast including Bryan Brown. Charles ‘Bud’ Tingwell. ‘Terry Donovan’ and Tony Bonner. Story has a group of crooks plan a heist to steal twenty million dollars from a Security Firm counting house only to have the scam overtaken by a crime boss due to a corrupt police detective and the plot foiled by a wily ex-cop. Written by Jamie Skinner
This contemporary action movie is based on the novel by Devon Minchin, founder of Metropolitan Security Services and reveals a violent and ruthless criminal world. See more
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The movie’s title, ‘Money Movers’, was shown during the opening credits in a display font outlined over a photographic image of Australian banknotes. The money bills seen were the paper Australian $10 and $20 bill. These banknotes are no longer manufactured by the Australian Mint as they were replaced with plastic bills in 1988. See more
Brian Jackson. If one of your mob told me, “Good morning,” I’d put on my pajamas and go to bed.
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Money Movers sure moves fast!
Money Movers really shows what can happen when greed and temptation come together. The money movers of the title handle millions of dollars each day in armored vans completely ready for an outside attack. But what happens when the danger comes from the inside? The answer is everything: Murder, double-cross of thieves, rival gangs, intrigue, suspicion, and the list goes on. This movie is packed with testosterone and has all the action you could ask for. Bruce Beresford directed who would latter come to America and did the Oscar winner Driving Miss Daisy. Based on the book of the same title by Devon Minchin this movie boasts one of the best robberies ever filmed climaxing in the bloodiest, fastest, hottest shootouts ever put to film. This movie is hard to find in the US but if you come across a copy watch it!
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