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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
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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
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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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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

Brown's coffee bar in the Covered Market is always bustling and the whole Covered Market complex closes at 5:30 p.m. See more »

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Referenced in Vicious (1988) See more »

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Oxford Blues
Words and Music by Paul Jabara and Harold Wheeler
Produced by Paul Jabara
(c) 1984 Paul Jabara Music BMI
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Age of Innocence
28 July 2003 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

What most impresses me about this movie and a few others from the 80's

like Breakfast Club and St. Elmo's Fire is how they lack all the brash,

rude and obnoxiousness found in movies today! The young generation of

that time ( and every young person has thier time) didn't fill the

screen with crude language and remarks degrading to each other. In this

movie they still had enough good sense to not curse like uneducated

heathens! Seems like all the movies today just seem to fill the screen with one

F**k and a$$hole and sheeet and every other imaginable word you could

use just to see how many they can say in 90 minutes! It surely is a time gone by and perhaps we do live in a world that is

more realistic and streetwise, but it sure isn't going to make the world

a better place throwing obsceneties it in our face all the time! Oxford Blues was refreshing because it had some class even though it was

a simple plot and a simple movie. And Rob Lowe was one heck of a goodlooking


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