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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Henry Bell
Anthony Staxton-Billing
Bruce Tick
Col. Marcus
Liz Smith ...
Anita Dobson ...
Daphne Teal
Percy Cutting
Sandra Reinton ...
Hilary Tick
Zoe Hilson ...
Jamie O'Brien ...
Damien Tick
François Domange ...
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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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Rated PG-13 for some language, sex-related material, and violence | See all certifications »





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13 January 1999 (France)  »

Also Known As:

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 »


References Strangers on a Train (1951) See more »


Written by Jerry Lordan
Performed by The Shadows
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This defines droll.
25 September 2000 | by (Bay City, MI) – See all my reviews

If you want to know what people mean when they say the British are superb in creating droll comedies and you do not know what they are talking about, watch this movie! You also get the benefit of seeing a movie that gives new meanings to words like ironic, satiric, quaint, bucolic, whimsical and hilarious.

The three leads are superb, but watch for the secondary leads, such as the boss who gets the axe by his wife due to his being set up, or the husband who gets shot by accident and everyone is ecstatic or, best of all, the head housekeeper who is taking two or three years to break in her replacement.

Get it, rent it, do whatever you need to do to see it and laugh. Then sit around as I am with impatience waiting for the sequel.

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