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Mad Dogs and Englishmen (1995)

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Insp. Sam Stringer
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Max Quinlan (as Chris Adamson)
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Clive Nathan
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Charlie
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Jessop
Ian Henderson ...
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Kate Howard ...
Melissa Dyer
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Rated R for strong drug use and for violence, sexuality, and language | See all certifications »
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The Worst Film of all time ?
16 August 1999 | by (London) – See all my reviews

This film is worth seeing simply for its monumental crapness. In the first half an hour alone countless unsympathetic characters are introduced, some of whom proceed to perform random and inexplicable actions throughout. The plot is so disjointed and badly conceived, it requires considerable effort to maintain any idea of what's going on. Not that there's any reason to do so. Instead, viewers should marvel at some appallingly bad dialogue, a staggeringly inept piece of acting from Liz Hurley, and one of the most incomprehensible plotlines I've ever come across in a film. Worth watching, simply because it is SO bad.


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