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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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rugby | bet | gym | pub | seven a side | See All (101) »

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They've got to be taking the pith. See more »

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23 January 1998 (UK)  »

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Up and Under  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)

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£663,157 (UK) (25 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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Performed by Lighthouse Family
Written by Paul Tucker (as Tucker) and Tunde Baiyewu (as Baiyewu)
Published by Polygram Music Publishing
Courtesy of Polydor UK Ltd
By kind permission of Polygram Commercial Marketing Division
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Why is it such a good movie?
8 November 2000 | by (Burnley, England) – See all my reviews

The main reason I gave this film a 10 is because of the shower scene. I'm a massive fan of Samantha Janus and seeing her in any film instantly makes it a classic in my book. The cast were superb. I'm not a big fan of rugby but it was worth watching.....


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