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Rita, Sue and Bob Too! (1987)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 29 May 1987 (UK)
Realistic story of working class Yorkshire life. Two schoolgirls have a sexual fling with a married man. Serious and light-hearted by turns.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michelle Holmes ...
Kulvinder Ghir ...
Willie Ross ...
Sue's Father
Danny O'Dea ...
David Britton ...
Rita's Brother
Mark Crompton ...
Rita's Brother
Stuart Goodwin ...
Rita's Brother
Max Jackman ...
Rita's Brother
Andrew Krauz ...
Rita's Brother
Simon Waring ...
Rita's Brother
Maureen Long ...
Rita's Mother
Joyce Pembroke ...
Lawn Mower Lil


Realistic story of working class Yorkshire life. Two schoolgirls have a sexual fling with a married man. Serious and light-hearted by turns.

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Comedy | Drama


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Release Date:

29 May 1987 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Bob e as Suas Mulheres  »

Box Office


$124,167 (USA)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?


Perhaps uniquely for a film of this type, no white teenage boys (other than Rita's many brothers) are seen or discussed in the script. See more »


As they are walking down the street during the school trip the boom mic is visible in the bottom left shop window. See more »


Aslam: I can't help being a pakki!
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Referenced in 100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003) See more »


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Music by Monica Hyde
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Painfully Accurate
11 January 2004 | by (Leeds England) – See all my reviews

For our American readers

This is West Yorkshire in the 1970's and 80's as it really was.

Do not watch 'The Full Monty' - that film couldn't be more full of rubbish if it came in its own dustbin.

This is Bradford as it was. I've heard arguments where virtually the same script followed in this movie has been used.

If you don't like swearing and rough sex this movie is not for you, though there is no pornography involved here just accurate observation of a society.

Andrea Dunbar's safety was at risk in Bradford when this came out because there were people who thought that the characters were based on them - men who wore white suits may have had a lot of explaining to do to their wives, as locally this film was believed to be spot on accurate.

This is a very funny film - it is also the British working class shown as many of them really are - being part of that group I can vouch that this is so.

8 out of 10

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