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Barry McKenzie Holds His Own (1974)
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Barry McKenzie Holds His Own (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Barry McKenzie's Aunt Edna is kidnapped by Count Von Plasma, the vampire head of an isolated Eastern European dictatorship who mistakes her for the Queen of England and thinks that kidnapping her will draw tourists to his country. Barry and his mates set out to rescue her and bring her back to Australia.
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, not serious
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, vampire, parody, crimes, supernatural, twins, hostages, hostage, misfit, missing person, partners, gender bending, slasher, danger, amateur detective, society, gender, buddies, disorder, deadly, fish out of water, mistaken identity, culture clash, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, europe

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