Reckless Kelly

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For the band of the same name, see Reckless Kelly (band).
Reckless Kelly
Poster of the movie Reckless Kelly.jpg
Directed by Yahoo Serious
Produced by Yahoo Serious
Warwick Ross
Written by Yahoo Serious
Warwick Ross
David Roach
Lulu Pinkus (Credited as Lulu Serious)
Starring Yahoo Serious
Melora Hardin
Alexei Sayle
Hugo Weaving
Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures
Release dates
  • 1993 (1993)
Running time 103 / 80 minutes
Country Australia
Language English
Budget A$20 million (est.)[1]
Box office A$5,444,534 (Australia)

Reckless Kelly is a 1993 Australian comedy film written, directed and starring Yahoo Serious. The story is a satirical take on a modern day Ned Kelly who is forced to Hollywood in order to make enough money to save his family's land. As it goes against his belief, he cannot simply rob banks for his own benefit (all money goes to the poor). Ned is forced to find another way to come up with the $1 million required to save his family island. It co-stars Melora Hardin, Alexei Sayle and Hugo Weaving.



The film was financed by Warner Bros, Village Roadshow and the Australian Film Finance Corporation. Serious used many of the same key creatives he had on Young Einstein.[1]

Box office[edit]

Reckless Kelly grossed $5,444,534 at the box office in Australia.[2]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Andrew L. Urban, "Yahoo Serious: Reckless Kelly", Cinema Papers, April 1993 p31-35, 72
  2. ^ Film Victoria - Australian Films at the Australian Box Office
  3. ^ Steffen Hung. "Divinyls - Wild Thing". Retrieved 2014-02-02. 

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