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Blood Money (1980)

A dying criminal takes his younger brother on one final job so that when the final hour comes, his brother and his brother's wife and daughter who he himself may have fathered, will be financially secured.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Flaus ... Pete Shields
Chrissie James Chrissie James ... Jeannie
Bryan Brown ... Brian Shields
Sophie Murphy Sophie Murphy ... Kathy
John Proper John Proper ... Jack (as Jack Proper)
Peter Curtin Peter Curtin ... Dan
Sue Jones Sue Jones ... Doctor
Jay Mannering Jay Mannering ... Jim
Peter Stratford Peter Stratford ... Curtis
Caroline Cassidy Caroline Cassidy ... Lisa Curtis
Garry Metcalf Garry Metcalf ... Anderson
Nigel T. Broadbridge Nigel T. Broadbridge ... Tony (as Nigel Broadbridge)
Joanne Baker Joanne Baker ... Sales girl
Peter Tammer Peter Tammer ... Laurie
Peggy Nicholls Peggy Nicholls ... Lady
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A dying criminal takes his younger brother on one final job so that when the final hour comes, his brother and his brother's wife and daughter who he himself may have fathered, will be financially secured.

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Peter Shields had to die -- his only choice was HOW.

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 October 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Snatch See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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This film was only originally theatrically released in one Australian city and that was Melbourne, Australia where it was shot. See more »

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Absolute Rubbish
3 July 2004 | by Michael_GrechSee all my reviews

I am a lover of Australian films, especially about crime however this is as bad as they get. Bryan Brown would be ashamed that he was in this film. The acting is pathetic, the storyline crap and the sound effects sound like they are from 1970, not 1980. Overall there is nothing which makes this film remotely interesting unless you are an Australian film buff who just wants to see it for historic sake. Otherwise do yourself a favour and give this one a miss.

P.S. A fantastic Australian crime movie is "The Great Bookie Robbery" a 3 part mini series based on a true story. This one will not disappoint !!


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