Three Dollars (2006)





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An honest and compassionate man finds himself at the age of 38 with a wife and child to support, and only three dollars to his name.
R (for language, some sexuality and brief violence)
Comedy , Drama
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Sarah Wynter
as Amanda
David Roberts
as Gerard
Christopher Bunworth
as Chamberlain
John Flaus
as Old Man WIlliamson
Terry Norris
as Alfred Price
Julia Blake
as Tanya's Mother
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Critic Reviews for Three Dollars

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (2)

This adaptation of Elliot Perlman's 1998 novel shifts uneasily at times around weighty themes, but its essential humanism still strikes chords.

Full Review… | September 8, 2006
Top Critic

Three Dollars, a depressing muddle of a film from Australia, isn't likely to cause a stampede to purchase the award-winning novel on which it is based.

Full Review… | September 8, 2006
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

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Full Review… | October 17, 2008
Urban Cinefile

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Full Review… | October 17, 2008
Urban Cinefile

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Full Review… | September 25, 2006
Film Threat

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Full Review… | September 22, 2006
Combustible Celluloid

Audience Reviews for Three Dollars

Started off okay, but got too bleak too quickly. I mean, for goodness sake, why didn't he just go and claim social security since both he and his wife were unemployed?! The gang beatings bit was pretty grim too. Unfortunately it was not unbelievable as there are plenty of people like that here, (sadly), but it was a little in your face for the type of movie that this was aiming to be. I also thought the Amanda storyline was going to go somewhere, but that just fizzled. By all means not a bad movie, but it just couldn't seem to decide what it was going for.

Nicki Marie
Nicki Marie

Super Reviewer

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