MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 11,222 this week

The Revengers' Comedies (1998)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  13 January 1999 (France)
6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 1,378 users  
Reviews: 17 user | 7 critic

Depressed businessman Henry Bell and aristocrat Karen Knightly save each other's lives one night when they are ready to jump off London's Tower Bridge. Karen invents a revenge plot - she ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(play),
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1247 titles
created 26 Oct 2011
 
a list of 29 titles
created 12 Mar 2012
 
V1
a list of 192 titles
created 20 May 2012
 
a list of 40 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 22 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Revengers' Comedies (1998)

The Revengers' Comedies (1998) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Revengers' Comedies.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

1930's London. Two sisters - Madeleine and Dinah - One marries Rickie, the other falls in love with him. He begins an affair which is to have repercussions throughout their lives.

Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan
Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Olivia Williams, Paul Bettany
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A dreamer who aspires to human flight is assigned public service after one of his attempts off a public building. This leads him to meeting a young woman, who is dying of motor neuron ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Greengrass
Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Kenneth Branagh, Gemma Jones
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Shakespeare's comedy of gender confusion, in which a girl disguises herself as a man to be near the count she adores, only to be pursued by the woman he loves.

Director: Trevor Nunn
Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Richard E. Grant, Imogen Stubbs
Novocaine (2001)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A dentist finds himself a murder suspect after a sexy patient seduces him into prescribing her drugs.

Director: David Atkins
Stars: Steve Martin, Helena Bonham Carter, Chelcie Ross
Carnivale (2000)
Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Animated tale by former Tim Burton art director Deane Taylor has many of Burton's dark themes. Children playing by the sea shore are lured into a time travel portal where they are taken to ... See full summary »

Director: Deane Taylor
Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Hugh Laurie, Steve Brody
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Director: Patrick Braoudé
Stars: Patrick Braoudé, Kristin Scott Thomas, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi
Enid (TV Movie 2009)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Edwardian child Enid Blyton begins to tell stories to her brothers as an escape from their parents' rows before the father deserts the family. Whilst training as a teacher after the Great ... See full summary »

Director: James Hawes
Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Matthew Macfadyen, Denis Lawson
Sweet Revenge (1976)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A young woman with a long rap sheet who steals cars for a living is befriended by a public defender who tries to steer her straight. But her goal is to steal and subsequently sell enough ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Schatzberg
Stars: Stockard Channing, Sam Waterston, Franklyn Ajaye
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An impoverished woman who has been forced to choose between a privileged life with her wealthy aunt and her journalist lover, befriends an American heiress. When she discovers the heiress is attracted to her own lover and is dying, she sees a chance to have both the privileged life she cannot give up and the lover she cannot live without.

Director: Iain Softley
Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache, Alex Jennings
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

When a man and woman flirt with each other at a wedding reception, the sexual tension seems spontaneous. As they break from the party to a hotel room, the flirtation turns into a night filled with passion and remorse.

Director: Hans Canosa
Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Aaron Eckhart, Yury Tsykun
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A guide to good sex, including 'Dr' Jeremy Hardy's comedy sketches.

Director: Marcus Mortimer
Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Martin Clunes, Stephanie Cole
Small Cuts (2003)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

PETITES COUPURES tells the story of Bruno (Daniel Auteuil), a communist newspaper journalist suffering a mid-life crisis. Torn between his wife Gaëlle ('Emmanuel Devos') and his young ... See full summary »

Director: Pascal Bonitzer
Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Kristin Scott Thomas, Pascale Bussières
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Henry Bell
...
...
...
...
Anthony Staxton-Billing
...
Bruce Tick
...
Col. Marcus
Liz Smith ...
Winnie
Anita Dobson ...
Daphne Teal
...
Norma
...
Percy Cutting
Sandra Reinton ...
Hilary Tick
Zoe Hilson ...
Lydia
Jamie O'Brien ...
Damien Tick
François Domange ...
Wine Waiter
Edit

Storyline

Depressed businessman Henry Bell and aristocrat Karen Knightly save each other's lives one night when they are ready to jump off London's Tower Bridge. Karen invents a revenge plot - she will punish Henry's enemy Bruce Tick and Henry will destroy the life of Karen's enemy Imogen. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Getting Even... Just Got Even Funnier!

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some language, sex-related material, and violence | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

13 January 1999 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Sweet Revenge  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Charlotte Coleman playing Norma tragically died in 2001 due to an asthma attack - the same cause of death as a character Bruce Tick. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Jersey Girl (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Funeral March
Composed by Frédéric Chopin
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Bitter Sweet
21 August 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Like Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG TRILOGY, this two-part play almost demanded a name change before lensing, but all except the US market chose to do so (SWEET REVENGE, to us Yanks). Alan Ayckbourn's cutting comic caper concerns two desperate losers who opt for revenge instead of a midnight dive into the Thames. Fine Britress Helena Bonham Carter is the controlling "she" while sedate Ozian Sam Neil is the duller "he". Stick insect Kristin Scott Thomas replaces the much-missed Joanna Lumley from the stage version while a mopey Rupert Graves is serviceable as the wayward brother. This is only one of three Ayckbourn plays (out of 69) to make it to the big screen (A CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL and SMOKING/NO SMOKING, the other two) and it's compression proves it's failing. The quaint Liz Smith is antic as the doddering maid. In the end, though, the fabric has been sliced and mended till the narrative is less than satisfying.


6 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Good story . . . Wish Bonham-Carter would do similar roles neckert7
Hi! Newbie here dscully_76
Hi! Newbie here. dscully_76
does anyone..... tweetyaeh
Director Malcolm Mowbray georgebraunstein
Liz Smith steals the movie as Winnie denverlev
Discuss The Revengers' Comedies (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?