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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
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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 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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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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The make and model of the classic red sports car that Nick De Angelo (Rob Lowe) drove was a 1955 Ford Thunderbird [40A]. See more »

Goofs

When Nick is first invited to the party by Victoria, we see her with a glass in her hand. Soon he grabs two wine glasses from a server's tray, and goes to hand her one, and her hands are empty. Then they walk out of the room and seconds later, in the next room, they don't have the wine glasses so he pours them both a drink. See more »

Quotes

Simon Rutledge: You'll row eights, or you won't row at all.
Nick De Angelo: Then I won't row at all.
[turns and begins to leave]
Simon Rutledge: Nick? *Colin* rows eights.
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Soundtracks

Risking It All On Love
Music by David Chesky
Lyrics by Norman Chesky, Galen R. Brandt and Jody Gray
Produced by David Chesky
Vocals by Patrick Jude and Kathy Ingraham
(c) 1984 Chesky Productions ASCAP and Runnymede Music Inc.
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Great movie with Rob Lowe's acting excellence
3 May 2003 | by (Fairfax, VA) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent film with fine acting throughout. While the initial plotline might be slightly unlikely, the interactions of the main character while at Oxford are the real point of the movie, despite his initial reason. It is interesting througout the movie with a variety of well-rounded characters. The movie is well balanced between the action and excitement of the competitive scenes with the drama and romance at the heart of the story.


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