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Call Me Mr. Brown (1990)

Based on the 1971 true story known as "The Great Plane Robbery", this tele-movie tells the story of Peter Macari alias Mr. Brown. Under a grand extortion scam, he steals $500,000 in cash ... See full summary »

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Scott Hicks
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Haywood ... Peter Macari
Vincent Ball ... Captain Richie
John Frawley John Frawley ... Captain Howson
Russell Kiefel ... Ray Poynting
Bill Hunter ... Det. Sgt. 'Jim' Jack McNeill
John Polson ... Brian Day
Edwin Hodgeman ... Bill Harding
Patrick Frost Patrick Frost ... Qantas Official 1
Brenton Whittle Brenton Whittle ... Qantas Official 2
John Noble ... Geoff Fraser
Max Cullen ... Fibreglass Factory Foreman
Leo Taylor Leo Taylor ... Major Morrison
Stuart McCreery Stuart McCreery ... Captain Ralfe
Ken Goodlet Ken Goodlet ... Captain Selwyn
Philip Hazel Philip Hazel ... Reporter III
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Storyline

Based on the 1971 true story known as "The Great Plane Robbery", this tele-movie tells the story of Peter Macari alias Mr. Brown. Under a grand extortion scam, he steals $500,000 in cash from Australian airlines company Qantas. This begins the start of a major international manhunt to catch a thief who is now living the high life from the spoils of his heist. Written by Jamie Skinner

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The first phone call created a full-scale emergency. The second sparked an international manhunt. The third netted $500,00 and a place in history. See more »

Genres:

Crime

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Attachments to the film's production were funded by the Australian Film and Television School (AFTS) and the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC). See more »

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Featured in Australian Crime Stories: The Money or the Bomb (2020) See more »

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Details

Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 July 1990 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Call Me Mr. Brown See more »

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Budget:

AUD935,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color
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