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Riff-Raff (1991)

Unrated | | Comedy, Drama | 12 February 1993 (USA)
The story of Stevie, a construction worker, and his girlfriend, an unemployed pop singer, serves to show the living conditions of the British poor class

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Emer McCourt ...
Jim R. Coleman ...
Shem (as Jimmy Coleman)
George Moss ...
Mo
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David Finch ...
Kevin
Richard Belgrave ...
Kojo
Ade Sapara ...
Fiaman
Derek Young ...
Desmonde
Bill Moores ...
Luke Kelly ...
Ken Jones
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Mick (as Garrie J. Lammin)
Willie Ross ...
Dean Perry ...
Wilf
Dylan O'Mahony ...
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The story of Stevie, a construction worker, and his girlfriend, an unemployed pop singer, serves to show the living conditions of the British poor class Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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Comedy | Drama

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$295,444
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The accents of the characters was so heavy that the film provided subtitles, even for British audiences. See more »

Goofs

Between 7:56 and 8:00 minutes into the movie, as Robert Carlyle enters his squat for the first time, you can clearly see the boom under the ceiling and the boom operator on the left as Robert walks by. See more »

Quotes

Larry: Can anyone explain to me why someone's got to make a profit every time you boil a kettle, every time your kid has a drink of water or every time a pensioner has a warm by a gas fire?
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Soundtracks

With A Little Help From My Friends
Composed by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Performed by Emer McCourt
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Everyone else who reviewed this either are computer controlled A.I or did not watch this movie
19 June 2016 | by See all my reviews

Well what can I say? this film is appalling, the acting is putrid(particularly the Irish character who appears to forget her characters role mid way through the film) apart from Robert Carlyle as the Scottish character is quite good among other smaller big name roles who then made a name for themselves either prior or afterwards otherwise this movie is terrible with major plot-points not being revealed, unnecessary scenes, bad gags and bad script-writing as if they just improvised. Besides to that it was wrote in memory of some one if this was made in tribute of me, I must have really been hated or a terrible script- writer if this was the fruit of my labour! All in all I think my review is suitable for a film of this caliber Q.E.D


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