Strap yourself in! Aussie Exploitation is back! Join Andrew Mercado for two heart-thumping weeks of the grittiest films in Australian cult cinema. Playing the part of “The Unknown Stuntman”, Andrew will hilariously present the best break-neck action, schlock horror, ocker comedy and frisky sex romps from the cultural film phenomenon of the ‘70s and ‘80s – Aussie Exploitation.
The line-up is choc a block with the best crash hot Aussie cult films! And they’re all from that bloody great time before we went all PC about things like yobbos and hot sheilas! Don’t miss this July’s World Movies exclusive – Aussie Exploitation!
Monday 4th July 9.30pm
A vicious wild boar terrorizes the Australian outback. The first victim is a small child who is killed. The child’s granddad is brought to trial for killing the child but acquitted. The next victim is an American TV-journalist. Her husband Carl gets there and starts to search for the truth. The local inhabitants won’t really help him, but he is joined by a hunter and a female farmer to find the beast.
Tuesday 5th July 9.30pm
The Man From Hong Kong (1975)
Hong Kong Inspector Fang Sing Leng travels to Australia to extradite a drug dealer. When the hood is assassinated on his way to court, everyone suspects Jack Wilton, a crime lord who the local police haven’t been able to pick up.
Wednesday 6th July 9.30pm
The Adventures of Barry McKenzie (1972)
Young Australian, Barry McKenzie, travels to England with his Aunt Edna after his father dies and a request is revealed in his will.
Thursday 7th July 9.30pm
Long Weekend (1978)
When a suburban couple go camping for the weekend at a remote beach, they discover that nature isn’t in an accommodating mood.
Friday 8th July 9.30pm
Alvin Purple (1973)
Alvin Purple, the young Aussie bloke that vows to try and avoid sex but when women can’t resist him (even nuns find him tempting) he finds himself in strife for operating as a gigolo.
Saturday 9thJuly – From 4pm
Aussie Exploitation Marathon
Monday 11th July 9.30pm
Inn of the Damned (1975)
You will never be the same after you discover the secrets of the Inn of the Damned! On a lonely stretch of road, deep in an isolated Australian rain forest, lies an eerie, forgotten Inn. Few travellers stop there now, and those that do…disappear! An American bounty hunter is hired to unravel the Inn’s chilling secrets. He is soon confronted by its demented owners, obsessed with guarding the terrible truth within. Action packed with sadistic violence, bare flesh and tainted sex, Inn of the Damned is a horror classic that will shock you to the core!
Tuesday 12th July 9.30pm
The ABC’s of Love and Sex (1978)
A tongue-in-cheek sex education documentary covering a different subject for each letter of the alphabet, e.g. A is for Anatomy, B is for Babies, etc.
Wednesday 13th July 9.30pm
Les Patterson Saves the World (1987)
Fat middle aged 24/7 drunkard Les Patterson (Barry Humphries) represents Australia at the UN where his fart literally incinerates an Arab ambassador. Patterson is reassigned to the Middle East so he can be tortured to death by the country he insulted. Patterson’s arrival disrupts a coup and he is spared. At a bar Patterson meets a bioweapons scientist who’s developed a horrific disease for the KGB which plan to distribute it to the Pentagon via toilet seats. Patterson, though far too drunk to understand anything happening, teams up with Dame Edna (also Humphries) to save the world.
Thursday 14th July
Young Felicity lives in a monastic school. The only way to live out her sexual fantasies is together with her girlfriend Jenny. But then she receives an invitation to visit her sister in Hong-Kong and can’t wait to finally do the real thing.
Friday 15th July 9.30pm
Alvin Rides Again (1974)
Alvin Purple, the world’s most unlikely sex symbol stumbles from woman to woman and job to job in this zany, sexy Australian comedy.
Saturday 16th July – From 4pm
Aussie Exploitation Marathon