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The Revengers' Comedies (1998)

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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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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13 January 1999 (France)  »

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Sweet Revenge  »

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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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For lovers of the British wit.
25 November 2001 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Sweet Revenge" tells of a suicidal man (Neill) and woman (Carter) who meet on a London bridge and hatch a plot to dispose of the trouble-maker in each other's life. The film is a delightful British romp full of stodginess, stuffiness, silliness, and very dry British humor. Those with a taste for British wit will likely find this a fun comedy while those with no such taste will find it dull.


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