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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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Lady Victoria Wingate
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Geordie Nevitts
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Simon Rutledge
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Las Vegas Lady
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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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24 August 1984 (USA)  »

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About two years later actress Ally Sheedy would appear in another movie with the word "blue(s)" in the title that being Blue City (1986). See more »

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Admissions and students' course schedules are not computerized. See more »

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Remake of A Yank at Oxford (1938) See more »

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This Boy's On A Roll
Words and Music by Steve Benderoth
Produced by Steve Benderoth and Castle Coomb Productions
Vocal by Robert Gordon
(c) 1984 Castle Coomb Productions ASCAP and Runnymede Music, Inc.
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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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