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Kangaroo Jack (11-Jan-2003)

Director: David McNally

Writers: Steve Bing; Barry O'Brien; Scott Rosenberg

Music by: Trevor Rabin

Producer: Jerry Bruckheimer

Keywords: Crime/Comedy, Australia

Childhood friends forced to deliver money to Australian criminals fight to recover their loot after a rapping kangaroo steals it.

Brooklyn hairdresser Charlie Carbone and petty criminal Louis Booker are lifelong friends; crime boss Sal is Charlie's stepfather and creditor, desiring the repayment of a large loan handed out to Charlie some time ago. Deciding to exploit poor Charlie for a "favor" instead, Sal sends the buddies out to Australia to deliver a hefty sum of cash to powerful baddie Mr. Smith; an accident with a kangaroo upon arrival in the exotic land sends them scrambling when the scheming, rapping marsupial hops off with their loot, with no intention of giving it back. Not exactly a high point for juvenile comedy; choice viewing for purveyors of ridiculous cinema.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Anthony Anderson
15-Aug-1970   Kangaroo Jack, Barbershop
Dyan Cannon
4-Jan-1937   Heaven Can Wait
Marton Csokas
30-Jun-1966   Borias on Xena, Warrior Princess
Jerry O'Connell
17-Feb-1974   Pete Kaczmarek in The Defenders
Michael Shannon
7-Aug-1974   Van Alden on Boardwalk Empire
Christopher Walken
31-Mar-1943   The Dead Zone
Estella Warren
23-Dec-1970   Synchronized swimmer turned model


Jerry O'Connell   ...   Charlie Carbone
Anthony Anderson   ...   Louis Booker
Estella Warren   ...   Jessie
Michael Shannon   ...   Frankie Lombardo
Bill Hunter   ...   Blue
Christopher Walken   ...   Sal Maggio
Marton Csokas   ...   Mr. Smith
David Ngoombujarra   ...   Mr. Jimmy
Dyan Cannon   ...   Anna Carbone
Mark Sellitto   ...   Blasta
Damien Fotiou   ...   Baby J
Christopher Baker   ...   Crumble
Ryan Gibson   ...   Hoon
Denise Roberts   ...   Tansy
Antonio Vitiello   ...   Toot
Mario Di Ienno   ...   Tommy
Tony Nikolakopoulos   ...   Sal's Capo
Robert Reid   ...   Young Charlie
Shawn Smith   ...   Young Louis
Brian Casey   ...   Young Frankie
Emma-Jane Fowler   ...   Outback Bartender
Helen Thomson   ...   TV Announcer
John McNeill   ...   Customs Officer
Paul Wilson   ...   Interrogation Room Officer
David Walsman   ...   Beach Lifeguard
Lara Cox   ...   Cute Girl On Plane
Terrell Dixon   ...   NY Cop
John Gibson   ...   Sal's Goon #1
Nick Jasprizza   ...   Sal's Goon #2
Notable uncredited roles
Adam Garcia   ...   Kangaroo Jack (voice)


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