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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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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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The amount of the bribe was US $1500. See more »

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During the "Matriculation Ceremony", students/extras are seen wearing the undergraduate academic dress, and most are wearing their mortarboards. However, undergraduates at Oxford do not wear their mortarboards on their heads, but instead carry them, as they are not yet holders of their degrees. See more »

Quotes

Nick De Angelo: Don't make this a personal thing, Colin.
Colin Gilchrist Fisher: But it *is* personal. Isn't it?
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Soundtracks

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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Brilliant, a must see
1 September 2004 | by (Oxford, England) – See all my reviews

I am from Oxford so am a little bias because I recognise the location. All in all it is a good comedy that all the family can enjoy (although it is a 15). Highlights include the stereotype of an Oxford student, The stereotype of an American, and trying to name all the pubs that you see. I recommend to anyone who is from or has ever visited Oxford to watch this film because it is of the highest quality and guaranteed laughter all the way. If you can not find humor in the romantic yet slightly far fetched plot line then at least in the great characters as each one is very easy to relate to and they all have great names. This is the best advert for Oxford University that I have seen, so work hard kids and you too could be just like Nick DeAngelo.


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