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Stiff Upper Lips (1998)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  12 June 1998 (UK)
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Aunt Agnes vainly tries to force Emily to marry boring Cedric by taking them to Italy and India hoping that Emily will forget about the handsome George.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Artus ...
Hurdler
Kevin Furlong ...
Hurdler
Nicholas Selby ...
Don 1
John Boswall ...
Don 2
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Edward
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Cedric
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Aunt Agnes
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Emily
...
Hudson Junior
Jon Croft ...
Station Master
Charles Simon ...
Hudson Senior
Anna Livia Ryan ...
Rosie
...
George
Brian Glover ...
Eric
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His Butler's Voice
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Storyline

Young upper-class fellow Edward arrives with his friend Cedric at the family manse, Ivory Hall. He plans to pair off Cedric with his sister Emily. Emily, on the other hand, falls in love with a son of local peasant, George. Old Aunt Agnes sends all the bunch off, first to Italy and then to India, so Emily would forget George, who is an undesirable partner for her because of class differences, and choose Cedric. Written by Anonymous

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I want my sexual awakening and I want it now!

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Comedy

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Rated R for some sexual content | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

12 June 1998 (UK)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£78,162 (UK) (12 June 1998)

Gross:

$69,582 (USA) (17 December 1999)
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Trivia

Film producer Ismail Merchant, whose work the movie spoofs, refused the offer of a cameo role as a merchant. See more »

Quotes

Emily Ivory: I'm a beautiful, young virgin in Italy. I want my sexual awakening and I want it now!
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Connections

Spoofs Brideshead Revisited (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Water Music Suite No.2
by George Frideric Handel
Performed by The Linde Consort
Conducted by Hans-Martin Linde
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Hilarious romp
9 December 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a hilarious film designed to appeal to Anglophiles, particularly those who enjoyed Fawlty Towers and Monty Python. It is a takeoff on all those wearisome and often thought-provoking Masterpiece Theater films many of us know well. Only the British themselves could have made such glorious fun of this genre. I would give this the highest rating possible.


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