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The Revengers' Comedies (1998)

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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 »

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Henry Bell
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Anthony Staxton-Billing
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Bruce Tick
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Col. Marcus
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Winnie
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Daphne Teal
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Norma
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Percy Cutting
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Hilary Tick
Zoe Hilson ...
Lydia
Jamie O'Brien ...
Damien Tick
François Domange ...
Wine Waiter
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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

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Getting Even... Just Got Even Funnier!

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Rated PG-13 for some language, sex-related material, and violence | See all certifications »
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This movie counts the second time Helena Bonham Carter and Rupert Graves have played sister and brother. They previously portrayed siblings Lucy and Freddy Honeychurch in A Room with a View (1985). See more »

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References Strangers on a Train (1951) See more »

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17 September 2001 | by (Rochester, NY) – See all my reviews

This is a waste of 90 minutes, starring some excellent actors. What happened?

I think this was intended to be another quirky English comedy. Unfortunately, the supposed humor generally feels mean-spirited. I kept expecting the plot was all about a scam or practical joke, and that the dead folks would pop up and start laughing. No such luck. The ending seems arbitrary and abrupt. The narration is pointless (was it intended to "fix" a major re-editing?).

The other comments talk about this being a wonderful example of droll English humor. Yes, I realize the English tend to have a different sense of humor, but I wouldn't have considered this an example.


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