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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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Dave
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Guy
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Jean
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Linda
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Terry (as Andrew Livingstone)
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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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In 1999, it was ranked #25 on the British Film Institute's 100 Greatest British Films of the 20th Century. See more »

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The club owner, Gerald, and Dave all mention the show being on Friday, but the Hot Metal posters they put up list the show being on Saturday, May 25. See more »

Quotes

Dave: [to Gaz] Don't you EVER call me a fat bastard again!
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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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Flashdance (What a Feeling) '95
(1983)
Music by Giorgio Moroder
Lyrics by Irene Cara and Keith Forsey
Recorded by Irene Cara
© Intersong USA Inc./Famous Music Corp./Georgio Moroder Publishing Company
Courtesy of Ocean Deep Limited
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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