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The Revengers' Comedies (1998)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  13 January 1999 (France)
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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
Sandra Reinton ...
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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Sweet Revenge  »

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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 »

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Mish-mash misfire......
23 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you view a great British comedy in the right mood, it can be a splendid evenings entertainment. First you have to get past the dialect, and the faster the lines are delivered, the more challenging this becomes. However, if the laughs are there they will come through loud and clear. Unfortunately this is not the case with "Sweet Revenge". This totally predictable and uninspired effort, fails on several levels. The punchlines are telegraphed well in advance. The script is in many places more mean spirited than funny. Do yourself a favor. If you want to see a wonderful, dark, British comedy, seek out "Car Trouble" and skip this one. - MERK


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