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Peter's Friends (1992)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  25 December 1992 (USA)
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Six former college friends, with two new friends, gather for a New Years Eve weekend reunion at a large English countryside manor after ten years to reminisce about the good times now long gone.

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Roger
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Andrew
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Alphonsia Emmanuel ...
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Lord Morton
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Vera
Alex Scott ...
Paul (age 7)
Edward Jewesbury ...
Mr. Gooch, Peter's Solicitor
Hetta Charnley ...
Carol's fan at Airport
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Bill Parfitt ...
Baby Ben Charleston
Ruby May Musto ...
Baby Ben Charleston
Ann Davies ...
Brenda
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Storyline

Seven friends in an acting troupe graduate from Cambridge University in 1982 and go their separate ways. Ten years later, Peter inherits a large estate from his father, and invites the rest of the gang to spend New Year's holiday with him. Many changes have taken place in the lives of all the friends assembled, but Peter has a secret that will shock them all. Written by Liza Esser <essereli@student.msu.edu>

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A comedy about love, friendship and other natural disasters. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language, and for some sexuality | See all certifications »

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25 December 1992 (USA)  »

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Los amigos de Peter  »

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$4,058,564 (USA)
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Ann Davies (Brenda) is the wife of Richard Briers (Lord Morton). See more »

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At the beginning of the film, Mary and Roger's nanny Brenda refers to Mary as "Mrs. Anderson", but according to the credits, Mary and Roger's last name is Charleston See more »

Quotes

[the gang are discussing a cabaret performance in Bradford]
Peter: We went on after the Fabulous Poodles!
Brian, Sarah's Escort: The Fabulous Poodles! Now there was a band! Whatever happened to them?
Maggie: I don't know, but we were on after them, and Peter was in the middle of his opening monologue when someone threw a glass, and Peter said...
Roger: [Imitating Peter] If that happens again, we're going straight home!
[a short pause is followed by the gang pretending to throw glasses at Roger]
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One of my favorites.
3 January 2003 | by (Florida, USA) – See all my reviews

I can watch Peter's Friends over and over without getting bored. The characters are about the same age I am, and my friends and I have shared many of the same experiences. The script is witty and clever, the characters are well-developed and the actors are superb. What more can I say besides "I want the DVD!"


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