Release date18 August 2004 CastGeorge Elliott (Blade), Holly Brisley (Geraldine), Rhys Muldoon (Wacka), Kelly Butler (Jacki), Vincent Stone (Dago), Bruce Venables (Wally) Similar moviesRhys Muldoon appears in The Crop and The Extra
TaglineSome decisions in life are best forgotten
The crop movie trailer
The Crop is a 2004 Australian comedy film set during the 1980s.
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The Crop, is set in the early 1980s in Australia, and is about larrikin nightclub owner, Ronnie 'Blade' Gillette (George Elliot), and his barmaid girlfriend Geraldine (Holly Brisley). Two months after random breath testing has been introduced, Blade realises he's going broke. Afraid of driving under the influence, his customers are not buying his grog, they're going out to the carpark to smoke dope.
Like any good businessman, Blade decides he needs a strategy. He decides to grow some dope as a way out of his financial hole. Blade and his best mate, Wack (Rhys Muldoon), set about growing their crop of weed on a property owned by the father of his girlfriend but they soon get caught in a bind between crooked cops and a ruthless moneylender.
The Crop received numerous poor reviews. and only grossed $208,739 (AUD) at the box office in Australia.
The Crop received the prize for 'Best International Feature Film' at the New York International Film Festival in 2005.