Oxford Blues (1984)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Sport  |  24 August 1984 (USA)
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A young American hustler pursues the girl of his dreams to Oxford, where he must enroll to obtain her.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nick De Angelo
Lady Victoria Wingate
Colin Gilchrist Fisher
Geordie Nevitts
Simon Rutledge
Las Vegas Lady
Doctor Ambrose
Doctor Quentin Boggs
Peter Howles
Gareth Rycroft
Richard Hunt ...
Mr. De Angelo


A young American hustler in Las Vegas spots a rich English Lady. Smitten, he pursues her to England, where his only chance of getting together with her is to enroll in Oxford and join the rowing team. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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He fell in love with a girl and conned his way into Oxford University just to meet her. Now he's learning how to be a winner. See more »


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24 August 1984 (USA)  »

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A Descoberta  »

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Did You Know?


The word "Isis" heard during the film is a common phrase used at Oxford University for the sport of "rowing" which is featured in the movie. "Isis" is also the name of the student newspaper at the University of Oxford. See more »


The reflection of the equipment is visible through the revolving door as the Las Vegas Lady enters the casino after saying goodbye to Nick. See more »


Nick De Angelo: Look, I didn't travel 10,000 miles to spend my first morning in England talking to some wiseass chick from Weehawken, New Jersey.
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Find The Girl
Words and Music by Phil Thornalley
Produced by Phil Thornalley
(c) 1984 Offchance Ltd. ASCAP and Riva Music Inc. ASCAP
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Why betraying one's own country for a girl?
20 July 2001 | by (Lido di Venezia) – See all my reviews

This is one of those movies which makes you think: would Hulk " The real American " Hogan have done the same? Frankly I don't think so and he'd have been right. I'm Italian, I cannot go proud of my country for many reasons, but I wouldn't have rowed for another team (The French, for example), simply because I'm in love with Juliette Binoche. Besides the protagonist doesn't fall in love desire with a British girl at the end of the movie but with a fellow countrywoman, so why rowing against Yale. As far as acting is concerned, well, all the players act very poorly. And then , you know, I hated that "Dead poets society " atmosphere. In fact that's another movie I hate.

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