Malcolm (1986) - Rotten Tomatoes

Malcolm (1986)





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Movie Info

A somewhat slow young man has a gift for making intricate mechanical toys, but unwittingly uses his talents for crime when swayed by his ex-convict friend. David Parke, who wrote the screenplay, based the story on his own brother, and he also designed the toys. With a score performed by the Penguin Cafe Orchestra, this Australian film won several prominent awards in its home country during 1986.


Charles 'Bud' Tingwell
as Tramways supervisor
John Bishop
as Park Worker
Mike Bishop
as Armed Guard
David Bradshaw
as Warehouse Cop #2
Rex Callahan
as Milkbar Cop
Katerina Tassopoulos
as Jenny's Mother
Laurie Dobson
as Bank Guard #1
Roy Edmunds
as Highway Patrol Cop #1
David Barry Gray
as Split Car Cop #2
David Letch
as Restaurant Hoon #2
Tony Mahood
as Tram Conductor
John Raaen
as Highway Patrol Cop #2
Bill Stacey
as Bank Guard #2
Don Bridges
as Postman
Peter Hosking
as Bank Nightwatchman
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Critic Reviews for Malcolm

All Critics (4)

An irresistibly charming film - imagine an Ealing comedy transported to the suburbs of Melbourne and you'll have a pretty good idea of what's in store.

September 7, 2013 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Malcolm


Good offbeat Aussie comedy of a mentally defective young man is made redundant, but is able to turn his mechanical skills to robbing banks.

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

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