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Up 'n' Under (1998)

The Cobblers Arms have been the best and most feared Amateur Rugby League team for the past ten years. Ex-pro Arthur bets their boss that he could train a bunch of deadbeats to defeat them ... See full summary »

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The Cobblers Arms have been the best and most feared Amateur Rugby League team for the past ten years. Ex-pro Arthur bets their boss that he could train a bunch of deadbeats to defeat them in a local rugby sevens tournament. But to do so he must first get them into shape with the help of the very attractive Hazel Scott. Written by John M Doyle

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She's got eight weeks to squeeze a winning team out of six lemons... See more »

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23 January 1998 (UK)  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)

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£663,157 (UK) (23 January 1998)
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Based on a stage play "Up 'n' Under" first performed by the Hull Truck Theatre Company in 1984. See more »

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This film is dedicated to the memory of 'Brian Glover' (Jack) 1934-1997. See more »

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References Rocky IV (1985) See more »

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Stand and Fight
Performed by Bruise
Written by Richard Ridings and Tony Dolan
Published by Polygram Music Publishing
By kind permission of Polygram Commercial Marketing Division
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Blokes Version Of The Full Monty
24 November 1998 | by See all my reviews

Having heard how great The Full Monty was, I was sadly disappointed when I finally went to see it. The women in the audience thought it was absolutely hilarious, but I only found it mildly amusing. (Maybe being a bloke has something to do with it:-))

A week later though, I went to see Up and Under. What a difference! Good photography, variety of locations, nice use of humour, great actors and altogether a much more rounded film than Monty. (And yes it has got Samantha Janus in it - but that's not the only reason to go see it!) I will be buying *this* on video, but I'll be giving Monty a miss. Shame the soundtrack CD is so pricey.


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