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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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Nick De Angelo
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Rona
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Lady Victoria Wingate
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Colin Gilchrist Fisher
Julian Firth ...
Geordie Nevitts
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Simon Rutledge
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Las Vegas Lady
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Doctor Ambrose
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Doctor Quentin Boggs
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Lionel
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Peter Howles
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Gareth Rycroft
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Ian
Richard Hunt ...
Larry
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Mr. De Angelo
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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's conned his way into Oxford University . . . now he's learning to be a WINNER! [UK DVD] See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Sport

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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24 August 1984 (USA)  »

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A Descoberta  »

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Debut cinema movie for both actor Pip Torrens and actress Amanda Pays. See more »

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During the "Matriculation Ceremony", students/extras are seen wearing the undergraduate academic dress, and most are wearing their mortarboards. However, undergraduates at Oxford do not wear their mortarboards on their heads, but instead carry them, as they are not yet holders of their degrees. See more »

Quotes

Colin Gilchrist Fisher: I'm sorry, but this is a private party. I don't mean to be rude, but...
Nick De Angelo: It's okay, Victoria invited me.
Colin Gilchrist Fisher: Oh, Victoria invited you. Well, if Victoria invited you, you'd better come and have a drink. What was all that nonsense of yours on the river yesterday? What was that about?
Nick De Angelo: Thought you could use the competition.
Colin Gilchrist Fisher: Oh did you?
Nick De Angelo: Yeah.
Colin Gilchrist Fisher: Well, thanks, when I need your help, I'll ask for it. Now you try this. This is an excellent wine from a superior vineyard.
[Hands Nick a glass of wine]
Colin Gilchrist Fisher: There you go...
Nick De Angelo:
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Remake of A Yank at Oxford (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Oxford Blues
27 May 1999 | by (Marietta, OH) – See all my reviews

Lowe struts his stuff as an egotistical American who finagles his way into the prestigious British university. School is tossed aside for women, crew and fun. Hardly believable and entertaining. Lowe is way too upstaged by young Brits Pays, Sands and Payne.


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