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Three friends cruise inner-city Auckland in a 1946 Ford pickup, as they cope with the changing dynamic of their friendship and encroaching demands of the adult world. In the tradition of American Graffiti it captures the hope promised by a night on the town and a reality that struggles to meet expectations — punctuated by hoons, officious cops and dodgy tow truck operators. Queen Street is a fascinating look at Kiwi car and street culture in the pre-boyracer era, and a snapshot of a downtown that has changed markedly since 1981 when the film screened on TV.

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 Martin Blythe
 Stewart Main
 Shona Hearn

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this is brilliant absolutely a Kiwi iconic classic love it

 Graham Wallace

Graham Wallace

OMG I saw me

 shorty stinson

shorty stinson

yep those were the days.actors did suck.the 46 ford was my truck.hired it to the producer.was my baby..i still see a lot of those old faces.some of us still involved in cars,drag racing ,hot rods,beaumont street was the go..and i remember odd job pikup..this movie is kiwi history.

 John Te Moni

John Te Moni

And by the way in the 70's Rob Muldoon and his cabinet came down to Beaumont Street in their Tucks to see what all the fuss was about, did they get a show, quarter mile drags, burnouts and we weren't all hoods just v8 enthusiasts, hoods couldn't afford the cars we had, we owned Beaumont Street and Herne Bay. I am definitely going to right an American Pie version of this space

 John Te Moni

John Te Moni

Wow seeing glimpses of Queen Street really bought back some special memories of a time when V8's ruled, I wish you had of got Beaumont Street in there, I could right a book about this era. we were the original V8 boys from Pt Chev with 22 american cars in the group from Police specials to the first turbo charged street v8 (Dodge Charger 383ci) including a 46 Jail Bar with a 392 hemi Blown sitting on a monaro chassis, nothing could touch this truck called (ODD JOB)my brother inlaw had a red 69 Ford Mercury Cyclone with 28'' feet on the back, a real head turner, I'll never forget the looks we got AWESOME time.... my car first v8 was a mark4 Zepher with a 351 windsor it was high geared so from lights lights it was so quick and I can remember hitting 100miles an hour starting from the top of Queen Street to the bottom racing a 2door impala (we caught every light) and yes I won, he ran the red light on Queen and Custom haha

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