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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
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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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24 August 1984 (USA)  »

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A Descoberta  »

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First of two cinema movies that leads, actor Rob Lowe and actress Ally Sheedy, both appeared in, the second being the following 1985 year's St. Elmo's Fire (1985). See more »

Goofs

In the final race the oar gate opens and they lose valuable seconds getting the oar back in, at which point the Harvard team is several lengths ahead. So, the Oxford team catches up and passes the Harvard team, but if that happened, the pace they were on should have put them well ahead of Harvard yet we see them at almost the same pace at the finish line. Harvard crew didn't wait for them - they would have stayed on their pace. See more »

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Nick De Angelo: Look, I didn't travel 10,000 miles to spend my first morning in England talking to some wiseass chick from Weehawken, New Jersey.
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Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) 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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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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