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The Supergrass (1985)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  5 February 1988 (USA)
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While taking a holiday in the country with his mother, Dennis hits on a scheme to impress a girl so that she'll go away on a trip with him as his girlfriend. Although he fails to gain any ... See full summary »

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Dennis Carter
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Lesley Reynolds
Peter Richardson ...
Harvey Duncan
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Det. Sgt. Troy
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Gunter
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Wong
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Andrea
Daniel Peacock ...
Jim Jarvis
Ronald Allen ...
Commander Robertson
Alexei Sayle ...
Motorbike Cop
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Constable Collins
Patrick Durkin ...
Constable Franks
Marika Rivera ...
Bed and Breakfast Landlady (as Marika Riviera)
Rita Treisman ...
Mrs. Carter
Al Pillay ...
Mary (as Lana Pellay)
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While taking a holiday in the country with his mother, Dennis hits on a scheme to impress a girl so that she'll go away on a trip with him as his girlfriend. Although he fails to gain any interest from the girl, the police take a great interest in his story. From this point on, Dennis digs a deeper hole for himself at every turn. Written by Simon Rowell <srowell@tiac.net>

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The Comic Strip Presents The Supergrass  »

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The film was released in 1985 which was the first year after a number of the cast's popular TV comedy show The Young Ones (1982) had ended in 1984. See more »

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[being pursued by a motorcycle policeman]
Dennis Carter: We've lost him, Harv...
Lesley Reynolds: Well done, Harvey.
Dennis Carter: Yeah, nice bit of driving, Harvey!
[the car crashes into a traffic sign]
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Spun-off from The Comic Strip Presents... (1982) See more »

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Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick
Written by Ian Dury and Chaz Jankel
Performed by Ian Dury & The Blockheads
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One of my long time favourites
30 December 1999 | by (Auckland, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

I just finished watching this (last weekend) and found it absolutely hillarious, some of the scenes I just couldn't stop laughing at! Dennis is soooo amazingly thick sometimes, and just says the stoopidest things...but at the same time he's just being cool to impress his girlfriend (who gets arrested anyway!) The beach scenery is very tranquil...until along comes Robbie Coltrane...! Not the greatest movie ever made but certainly something to think about renting on a Saturday night when you haven't got much else to do (like I did). You might need to hunt around for it though - I was lucky, as my local video store stocks it.


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