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Oxford Blues (1984)

 -  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
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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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24 August 1984 (USA)  »

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Lady Victoria's character was loosely based on Princess Stephanie of Monaco. See more »

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When Nick shows up dressed per the invitation, he is let in through the "dog room". As they walk in, that inside door is left open. He's inside about 2-3 minutes until he realizes what's up and then starts to sneak out, but now the dog room is full with the inner door closed. Who did this, and when? Those dogs weren't around anywhere before then. See more »

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Referenced in Vicious (1988) See more »

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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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