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Gregory's Girl (1980)

PG | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 26 May 1982 (USA)
Gregory is a normal teen who is infatuated with a classmate. He must work to win her affection.

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Gregory (as Gordon John Sinclair)
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Jake D'Arcy ...
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Robert Buchanan ...
Billy Greenlees ...
Steve (as William Greenlees)
Alan Love ...
Eric (as Alan Love)
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Carol Macartney ...
Margo
Douglas Sannachan ...
Allison Forster ...
Chic Murray ...
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Alec
John Bett ...
Alistair
Dave Anderson ...
Gregory's Dad (as David Anderson)
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Storyline

In his Scottish New Town home, gangling Gregory and his school-friends are starting to find out about girls. He fancies Dorothy, not least because she has got into the football team - and is a better player than him. He finally asks her out, but it is obviously the females in control of matters here, and that very much includes Gregory's younger sister. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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What Gregory Doesn't Know About Women Fills A Wonderful New Comedy See more »

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A Paixão de Gregory  »

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Trivia

Dubbed with milder Scottish accents for the original American release. See more »

Goofs

In the dancing-lying-down scene, Gregory first appears lying to Susan's left (right as we see it). In the final shots of this scene, the positions are reversed and Gregory lies to Susan's right. See more »

Quotes

Eric: One minute and fifty elephants.
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Connections

Referenced in The Wright Stuff: Episode #20.44 (2015) See more »

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Chic's Tune
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Written by Chic Murray
Played by Chic Murray (piano)
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takes me back to teenage years...
16 October 2004 | by See all my reviews

Back in the eighties when my family first purchased a (Betamax!) video recorder, I watched this all the time. There's just something about the combination of youngster actors who obviously hadn't come from the usual stage schools, the lines from minor characters that you almost miss the first few times (the school reporter - 'I want to interview you and that girl in 4A who had the triplets' - and so many more!) and just the general surrealism (the penguin wandering around the school must surely have influenced the writers of 'Teachers'?) There's a wealth of bizarre characters, both pupils and staff, and for someone who was 13 when it came out, it will never fail to take me back to those awkward teenage crushes and raise a smile. Well, several smiles actually.


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