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|Directed by||Russell Mulcahy|
|Produced by||Hal McElroy|
|Written by||Peter Brennan (novel)|
Everett De Roche
|Music by||Iva Davies|
|Editing by||William M. Anderson|
|Released||2 November 1984|
|Running Time||95 minutes|
|featuring music by Duran Duran|
About the film Edit
The film is based on Peter Brennan's novel about a gigantic wild boar terrorising the Australian outback, killing and devouring people. The plot involves Jake Cullen caring for his grandson in the Australian outback, when a massive Razorback boar attacks him, destroying his house and killing his grandson. He is accused of murder and his dignity is destroyed.
- Gregory Harrison - Carl Winters
- Arkie Whiteley - Sarah Cameron
- Bill Kerr - Jake Cullen
- Chris Haywood - Benny Baker
- David Arque - Dicko Baker
- Judy Morris - Beth Winters
- John Howard - Danny
- John Ewart - Turner
- Don Smith - Wallace
- Mervyn Drake - Andy
- Redmond Philips - Magistrate
- Alan Becher - Counsel (as Alan Beecher)
- Peter Scharz - Lawyer (as Peter Schwartz)
- Beth Child - Louise Cullen
- Rick Kennedy - Farmer
1. "Blue Eyes"
- Written and composed by Sir Elton John and Gary Osborne
2. "New Moon on Monday"
- Written and composed by Duran Duran
3. "Reckless (Don't Be So)"
- Written by James Reyne
DVD release Edit
Razorback was released in Australia by Umbrella Entertainment on 21 September 2005. It was presented in 2.40:1 Widescreen, and included a 5.1 Dolby Digital soundtrack and the original 2.0 Soundtrack. Special Features include a 70 minute Featurette "Jaws On Trotters", an Audio featurette Interview with actor Gregory Harrison, 4 deleted scenes from the VHS Release with extra gore, a gallery, an Original Theatrical Trailer, plus two extra trailers for Roadgames and The Chain Reaction.
The UK release contains a 5.1 DTS track, Biographies, Still Gallery and a 25 minute featurette that contains interviews with several production crew.
On August 4 2009 Razorback will finally be given a US release by Warner Home Video due to overwhelming popular demand from fans under the "Warner Archive Collection" series banner. The DVD contains just the movie with no special features. The DVD also features a 16x9 letterbox format.