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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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The year's most revealing comedy. 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  »

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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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Trivia

Russ Abbot was asked to play Gerald but was not free. See more »

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When Gaz, Dave and Nathan get locked in the factory at the beginning, just after Gaz tells Dave to shut it, Nathan looks at Dave and says something, but there is no audio. See more »

Quotes

Gerald: [Gerald is seated at a computer at Job Club accessing data while Gaz and the others are talking and playing cards and not filling out requested forms] Button it, you lot. Some of us are trying to get a job. Ey! And it says "No Smoking" in here!
Gary 'Gaz' Schofield: Aye, and it says "Job Club" up there. When was the last time you saw one of them fuckin' walk in? You forget, Gerald, you're not our foreman anymore. You're just like the rest of us: scrap.
Gerald: Shut it! Right?
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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 Hart of Dixie: A Better Man (2014) See more »

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Je t'aime...moi non plus
(1969)
Written by Serge Gainsbourg
Recorded by Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin
© 1969 Melody Nelson Publishing, Paris
Licensed by Shapiro Bernstein & Co. Ltd., London
Courtesy of Polydor International
Licensed by kind permission from the PolyGram Commercial Marketing Division
Produced by Jack Baverstock (uncredited)
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A Great British Comedy
21 January 2005 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Robert Carlyle and Mark Addy combine with a great support cast to bring one of the freshest comedies in years to the big screen. Set in Sheffield after the great 'City of Steel' Days, there are more people in the dole queue, than out at work.

Struggling for money the pair decide that if the Chippendale's can get the kit off and make a packet, then why can't they. They recruit some more strippers, all desperate for some cash, and promise the city the Full Monty. Now all they need is to learn how to dance, learn how to overcome there fear of the Full Monty and sell some tickets.

This film is a very funny view of a struggling community in what was once a thriving city. Great characters, slick and realistic dialogue and great direction, this is one of the finest British comedies ever.

8/10


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