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The Wildcats of St. Trinian's (1980)

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The girls of St. Trinian's decide they are being asked to do too much work so they go on strike.

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(inspired by the original drawings of the Girls and Staff of St Trinian's), (original screenplay)
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The girls of St. Trinian's decide they are being asked to do too much work so they go on strike.

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A truly charmless film.
15 May 2001 | by (Derby, England) – See all my reviews

'Wildcats' is the fifth, last, and easily the worst of the St. Trinians films. Made after a fourteen year gap, it attempts to bring the series up to date, but the results just look too forced.

The plot of the film is simple; the pupils wish to form a trade union in order to demand luxuries from the government. As a premise this could have really worked, and had some good possibilities. But the film just blunders along aimlessly, with a poorly thought out plot, poor dialogue, and wooden characters.

This film lacks the attributes that made its predecessors so successful; in 'Wildcats' the girls seem to lack the confidence, and resourcefulness that has always characterized the classic St.Trinian pupil. The other characters have also been over exaggerated; particularly 'Flash Harry'!! What were the film makers thinking of? why destroy his credibility with that silly hat and satchel?

Overall, I don't recommend this film, there are much better ones to see. 2/10


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