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Peter's Friends (1992)

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Six former college friends, with two new friends, gather for a New Year's 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)  »

Also Known As:

Los amigos de Peter  »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$4,058,564 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Peter (Stephen Fry) has an Apple Macintosh computer, but does not own a television. Fry was actually the second person in the UK to purchase a Mac PC, after Douglas Adams had bought the first two. See more »

Goofs

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

[Andrew has been ranting drunkenly at great length. Then Peter shocks his friends by telling them that he is HIV-positive, making Andrew's problems seem small by comparison]
Andrew: I am an absolute dribbling arsehole. I'm sorry, everybody. I'm sorry, Peter. Oh, Peter!
[Andrew hugs Peter]
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Connections

References The Big Chill (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

My Baby Just Cares For Me
Written by Walter Donaldson and Gus Kahn
Performed by Nina Simone
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9 February 1999 | by (Durham, England) – See all my reviews

This film has one of the best 80's soundtracks. It is a feel good movie with a great cast. Some very amusing moments and some sad moments but all in all it features the kind of friends we'd all love to have.


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