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The life at a suburban Sydney pizzeria.

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Paul Fenech

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Fenech Paul Fenech ... Pauly Falzoni / Alfredo Falzoni
Tahir Bilgic ... Habib Halal
Rob Shehadie Rob Shehadie ... Rocky
Bill Bentley Bill Bentley ... Bum
Angus Sampson ... Junky
Sam Ford Sam Ford ... Dead Guy
Joel Heddrick Joel Heddrick ... Blind Guy
Renzo Bellato Renzo Bellato ... Wheelchair Guy
Arthur Serevetas Arthur Serevetas ... Fighting Arthur (as Arthur Penn)
Paul Nakad Paul Nakad ... Sleek the Elite
Katrina Spadone Katrina Spadone ... Rocky's Girlfriend
Paul Bates Paul Bates ... Postie
Harry Hudson Harry Hudson ... Old Guy
Jamieson Hunt Jamieson Hunt ... Motorbike Rider
John Boxer ... Bobo Gigliotti
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The life at a suburban Sydney pizzeria.

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Taglines:

It's Big! It's Fat! And it's Cheesy! See more »


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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 April 2003 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Bazi nagy pizza See more »

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$999,041 (Australia), 11 April 2003, Limited Release
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The warning label on the front of the DVD case says, "WARNING: This film may cause pregnancy and could get you into trouble with your girlfriend. Tight arse people with no sense of humour may be offended. Not politically, gramatically or scientifically correct." See more »

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While at Greenpeace, the red pizza bag on the desk disappears after Pauly is bitten. See more »

Quotes

Priest: And, do you, Lin Chow Bang, take Bobo to be your lawfully wedded husband?
Lin Chow Bang: [chirpily] No speak English!
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During the credits, scenes from the wedding reception are showing. See more »

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References Lassie (1954) See more »

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Both my 2nd favourite Aussie film and 4th favourite comedy ever!
21 November 2003 | by towelie2002See all my reviews

Fat Pizza is a fantastic film, which is both my 2nd favourite Australian film and my 4th favourite comedy of all time! This is so politically incorrect that it's the key to its success. This film takes the p*ss out of everyone and leaves no exceptions, like wogs, Aussies, Asians, illegal immigrants, disabled people, street gangs, police, the government, druggies, religion, celebrities, terrorism, rappers, homosexuals, transvestites and anyone else I didn't mention.

In this film, Paulie (Paul Fenech, who also co-wrote, produced and directed this masterpiece) has a lot on his plate. He has to organize Bobo's (Johnny Boxer), his boss, wedding with his mail-order bride Ling Chow (I can't find her real name), keep his mates, rapper Sleek The Elite (Paul Naked), Habib (Tahir Bilgic, who also co-wrote this), Aussie druggie Davo Dinkum (Jabba from Channel [V]) and Rocky `The Lebanese Rambo' (couldn't find his name either) out of trouble and stay away from killer clowns from a rival fast food chain (obviously spoofing McDonalds). There is also a rival pizza shop run by from Indian people called `Phat Pizza', which they know ripped them off and spy on them.

The film is beyond worthy to the TV series, which is the best out of the film spin-offs of TV series such as South Park, Beavis & Butthead and Ali G. The addition of the new character Davo is great and is probably now the funniest character in the series, which is also nice to the see a `token Aussie' in it. The performances are great and most are so over-the-top that it's genius. It's so funny that you pretty laugh every minute of the film and the soundtrack is awesome and perfectly fits to the theme of the film. It's a crime that the TV series Pizza was banned from SBS! Let's hope this wonderful team of comedians keep making both the series and possible sequels to this wonderful film.

Rating: 5/5!!!


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