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Mutiny on the Buses (1972)

 |  Comedy  |  9 June 1972 (UK)
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Bus driver Stan Butler agrees to marry Suzy, much to the anguish of Mum, her son-in-law, Arthur, and daughter Olive. How, they wonder, will they ever manage without Stan's money coming in? Then Arthur is sacked, and Stan agrees to delay the wedding. Meanwhile, he hits on an idea: Arthur should learn to drive a bus. Somehow he does just that, and even gets a job. Stan then blackmails the Depot ... See full summary »

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Reg Varney ...
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Janet Mahoney ...
Susy
Pat Ashton ...
Norah
Kevin Brennan ...
Mr. Jenkins
Bob Todd ...
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David Lodge ...
Safari Guard
Tex Fuller ...
Harry
Caroline Dowdeswell ...
Sandra
Jan Rennison ...
Gloria
Damaris Hayman ...
Mrs. Jenkins
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Bus driver Stan Butler agrees to marry Suzy, much to the anguish of Mum, her son-in-law, Arthur, and daughter Olive. How, they wonder, will they ever manage without Stan's money coming in? Then Arthur is sacked, and Stan agrees to delay the wedding. Meanwhile, he hits on an idea: Arthur should learn to drive a bus. Somehow he does just that, and even gets a job. Stan then blackmails the Depot Manager into giving him the job of driver on the new money-making Special Tours Bus. A great idea ...if only the inspector hadn't taken Stan on his trial run to the Windsor Safari Park. Written by Aline

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Kapina bussissa  »

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Second and final of two "On the Buses" cinema movies directed by Harry Booth who had also helmed the previous year's On the Buses (1971). Booth did not direct the third and final film Holiday on the Buses (1973). See more »

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Obvious simulator when Arthur is driving the bus for the first time and the inside shot of the cab shows Stan holding onto the door. See more »

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Worst Movie Ever?
16 March 2013 | by (Blandford Forum, England) – See all my reviews

Stumbled upon the movie on the telly today. It was like watching a car crash. Horrific, but couldn't stop watching. The writing, the acting, the plot... All were competing to see which could be the biggest turd. Seriously, really, really bad. Don't say you weren't warned. The gentleman playing the boss of the other drivers was particularly pathetic, and I almost thought that the writers were trying to get him to make fun of the mentally deficient.

Random scenes were added willy-nilly throughout the film which made this stinking pile of crap even worse, if that is even possible.

Also, the actors when delivering their pathetic lines, were often staring off into space, as if there were no director on the set. I have seen fifth grade school plays that were more cognizant than this disgrace to movie making. The makers of this film should be deeply ashamed of themselves.


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