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The Full Monty (1997)

Six unemployed steel workers form a male striptease act. The women cheer them on to go for "the full monty" - total nudity.

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Gaz
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Dave
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Guy
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Jean
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Mandy
Deirdre Costello ...
Linda
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Barry
Dave Hill ...
Alan
Bruce Jones ...
Reg
Andrew Livingston ...
Terry (as Andrew Livingstone)
Vinny Dhillon ...
Sharon
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Six unemployed steel workers, inspired by the Chippendale's dancers, form a male striptease act. The women cheer them on to go for "the full monty" - total nudity. Written by Jon Reeves (from press kit) <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Six men. With nothing to lose. Who dare to go.... See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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19 September 1997 (USA)  »

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Todo o nada  »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$244,375 (USA) (15 August 1997)

Gross:

$45,857,453 (USA) (24 April 1998)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Although much is made of Horse (Paul Barber ) being "over the hill", Barber is actually 3 years younger than Tom Wilkinson, who plays Gerald. See more »

Goofs

At no stage do they perform what they have rehearsed, or rehearse what they eventually perform. This "goof" is common in many backstage musicals, where the numbers shown being rehearsed rarely match the final product. See more »

Quotes

[Gaz and Dave are waiting in Gerald's lawn for him to leave for work]
Dave: He's got gnomes.
Gaz: Aye, he bloody would have.
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Crazy Credits

The film shown behind the opening credits is "Sheffield...City on the move", made in 1971 for the Sheffield Publicity Department. See more »

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Referenced in Smallville: Lazarus (2010) See more »

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Hot Stuff
(1979)
Music by Harold Faltermeyer
Lyrics by Pete Bellotte and Keith Forsey
Recorded by Donna Summer
© Budde Music Inc./WB Music Corp.
Courtesy of Mercury records Inc.
Licensed by kind permission of Warner/Chappell Music Limited and from the PolyGram Commercial Marketing Division
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still blessing the day I taped it without knowing anything about the film
4 December 2002 | by (Hungary) – See all my reviews

I saw The Full Monty about a month ago on TV and as soon as I saw it was coming up, I rushed to find a blank videotape for it. I didn't know what to expect but somehow I had this feeling that I HAD to tape it. And blimey, was it worth it! Now I watch the film every weekend and I enjoy it just as much as I did the first time I saw it. I love its style, its humour, everything. It's nice to see average people whose only goal was to get a job and in order to achieve it, they're willing to do anything. I've purchased the soundtrack as well, and I can clearly state that it's worth buying if you like 70's music. I think it's become my favourite film. It's so simple and that's why I like it, because at the same time it's greatly enjoyable.


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