Members of the Grave Diggers Motorcycle Club are being knocked off one by one, and someone needs to find out why! Sandy Harbutt's timeless Australian cult film about a bunch of renegades riding Kawasaki 900s.

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Ken Shorter ...
Sandy Harbutt ...
Undertaker
Deryck Barnes ...
Dr. Townes
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Toad
Roger Ward ...
Hooks
Vincent Gil ...
Dr. Death
Dewey Hungerford ...
Septic
James Bowles ...
Stinkfinger (as James H. Bowles)
Bindi Williams ...
Capt. Midnight
John Ifkovitch ...
Zonk
Lex Mitchell ...
Ballini
Rhod Walker ...
Chairman
Owen Weingott ...
Adler
Slim DeGrey ...
Hannigan
Ray Bennett ...
Larsen
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Members of the Grave Diggers Motorcycle Club are being knocked off one by one, and someone needs to find out why! Sandy Harbutts timeless Australian cult film about a bunch of regegades riding Kawasaki 900s. Written by Andrew Howard <andrewh@jolt.mpx.com.au>

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28 June 1974 (Australia)  »

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Sie nannten ihn Stone  »

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AUD 700,000 (estimated)
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Rebecca Gilling was originally cast as Euridyce. However after Amber Rodgers dropped out, she was re-cast as Vanessa, and her sister Jane Gilling replaced Rebecca. See more »

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[Walking into a bar]
Stone: D'ya sell beer here?
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Referenced in Merrick: I'll Spew on Your Grave (2016) See more »

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Rage
Lyrics by Dylan Thomas
Sung by Doug Parkinson
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One of the ultimate cult classics down under
11 October 2006 | by (Worcester, MA) – See all my reviews

Up until Mad Max was released five years later, this was the biggest cult movie down under. Members of the Grave Diggers Motorcycle Club are being knocked off, so a cop joins the gang working as an undercover agent. Eventually, he becomes one of the lovable Satanists. Fans of the American biker movies from AIP should check this one out. While those well-remembered films could be thought of as cash-ins on the Biker subculture, this one is far from that. Director Harbutt was an enthusiast for motorcycles and put a lot of effort into this little film. It's uneven and certainly isn't polished, but its entertaining enough to see why it's a cult classic. On the plus side, it avoids the misogyny that plagues many of these films. On the down side, Ken Shorter's performance as the undercover cop Stone is one of the dullest portrayals ever in a movie. This square wouldn't last a week in a real biker gang. While that does drag the film down a bit, it's certainly not a kiss of death. So jump on your Kawasaki and roam around a bit trying to find a bootleg of this one. (6/10)


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