Barry McKenzie Holds His Own (1974)

Barry McKenzie Holds His Own




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Comedian, actor, and author Barry Humphries wrote and co-stars in this sequel to the surprise international hit The Adventures of Barry McKenzie, based on the comic-strip character created by Humphries. Well-meaning but dunderheaded über-Aussie Barry McKenzie (Barry Crocker) is escorting his aunt, self-proclaimed "housewife superstar" Edna Everage (Barry Humphries), on a trip to France, where they've learned Barry's twin brother, Ken McKenzie, a progressive priest, will be speaking as part of a … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Comedy
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Written By: Bruce Beresford, Barry Humphries


as Barry McKenzie/Ken M...

as Dr. Meyer de Lamp, E...

as Eric Count Plasma

as Col. Lucas

as Sir Alec Ferguson

as Arthur McKenzie

as Bishop of Paris

as English Emigrant

as Cherylene McKenzie

as Germaine

as Rhonda Cutforth-Jone...
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Most of the jokes are either bad or filthy. Sometimes they are both at the same time, and in such an outrageous way that the experience becomes therapeutic.

Full Review… | June 24, 2015
The Spectator

This is a comedy that employs the crudest of humour. It is a racist, sexist, homophobic, and anti-Catholic travesty that just does not sit well in these politically correct times, and nor should it.

Full Review… | January 5, 2012
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