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Oxford Blues (1984)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Sport | 24 August 1984 (USA)
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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Nick D'Angelo was a winner. Everyhting came easy to him. Until he had to risk it all for the only thing that ever mattered. 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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Trivia

Debut feature film as a producer for Cassian Elwes who is the brother of Cary Elwes who appeared in the movie. 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 »

Quotes

Colin Gilchrist Fisher: I'm sorry, but this is a private party. I don't mean to be rude, but...
Nick De Angelo: It's okay, Victoria invited me.
Colin Gilchrist Fisher: Oh, Victoria invited you. Well, if Victoria invited you, you'd better come and have a drink. What was all that nonsense of yours on the river yesterday? What was that about?
Nick De Angelo: Thought you could use the competition.
Colin Gilchrist Fisher: Oh did you?
Nick De Angelo: Yeah.
Colin Gilchrist Fisher: Well, thanks, when I need your help, I'll ask for it. Now you try this. This is an excellent wine from a superior vineyard.
[Hands Nick a glass of wine]
Colin Gilchrist Fisher: There you go...
Nick De Angelo:
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Connections

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

Soundtracks

Breathless
Words and Music by Phil Thornalley
Produced by Phil Thornalley
(c) 1984 Offchance Ltd. ASCAP and Riva Music Inc. ASCAP
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26 April 2002 | by (Horsham, England) – See all my reviews

I found this video in a garage sale about 6 years ago , and bought it mainly because it had was set in Oxford and starred Rob Lowe. If you like any so called "BratPack" type of film from the 80's you should try and get hold of a copy of Oxford Blues. Yes it is true that its not all that well put together and some of the acting is a bit rough around the edges, But I have never got bored of watching it. The main thing I liked about it was it did have a story line, which a lot of films dont have. Watching Rob Lowe's character make his dreams come true by winning the heart of Lady Victoria , Gets my vote!. I like people with ambitions and thats probably why I liked this film. So dont be put off by any negative comments, as I think its a classic 80's film. I had better warn you that finding a copy could be a nightmare!


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