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The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)

Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics, and in the mini-skirted ... See full summary »

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Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics, and in the mini-skirted flared-trousered world of 1970 Britain starts to rise through the Tory ranks. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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23 July 1971 (Ireland)  »

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A gátlástalanság lovagja  »

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The film was released in an election year in the UK, which upset many politicians. See more »

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Michael Rimmer: [after seeing Fromage faint] What's the matter with Fromage?
Pumer: Oh, these recent sex surveys have him worn out.
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In praise of "Michael Rimmer"
13 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is a brilliant British political satire. Along with "Bedazzled" and "The Wrong Box", this must be rated with Peter Cook's best Work. The supporting cast is superb. I hope that it will be released on video one day soon. I would love to have a copy.


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