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Among Giants (1998)

R | | Romance, Comedy | April 1999 (USA)
A manager hires Ray, off the books, to paint all the power towers in a 15-mile stretch of high-tension wires outside Sheffield. Ray's crew of men are friends, especially Ray with Steve, a ... See full summary »

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Raymond 'Ray'
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Gerry
James Thornton ...
Steven 'Steve'
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Shovel
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Bob
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Weasel
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Frank
Emma Cunniffe ...
Barmaid
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Derek
Sharon Bower ...
Lyn, Ray's Wife
David Webber ...
Billy
Alvin Blossom ...
Steve's Dad
Sam Wilkinson ...
Ray's Son
Jo Wilkinson ...
Ray's Daughter
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A manager hires Ray, off the books, to paint all the power towers in a 15-mile stretch of high-tension wires outside Sheffield. Ray's crew of men are friends, especially Ray with Steve, a young Romeo. Into the mix comes Gerry, an Australian with a spirit of adventure and mountain climbing skills. She wants a job, and against the others' advice, who don't want a woman on the job, Ray hires her. Then she and Ray fall in love. He asks her to marry him, gives her a ring. Steve's jealous; Ray's ex-wife complains that he spends on Gerry, not his own kids, and she predicts that Gerry won't stay around. Plus, there's pressure to finish the job fast. Economics, romance, and wanderlust spark the end. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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a love story from the writer of "The Full Monty".

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Romance | Comedy

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Rated R for language and sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »
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April 1999 (USA)  »

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Entre Gigantes  »

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Budget:

£2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,276 (USA) (26 March 1999)

Gross:

$64,359 (USA) (23 April 1999)
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Although made after, Simon Beaufoy actually wrote this screenplay before he penned the screenplay to The Full Monty (1997). See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Steven 'Steve': It's time to go for Stevo, Ray. I am gone. Vamooso completo.
[Long pause]
Steven 'Steve': I will send you a post card.
[laughs]
Steven 'Steve': See you about, eh, youth?
Ray: And you thinned the paint.
Steven 'Steve': Course I did, Ray. Course I did.
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Soundtracks

Never Seen That Look Before
Composed by Phil Johns, Clive Johns, and Steven Lee
Performed by Big Sky
Published by Future Earth Music
Courtesy of Future Earth Records
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Loved this movie!
22 January 2004 | by (Saskatchewan, Canada) – See all my reviews

If you are like me, and don't subscribe to the hollywood blockbuster type movie, you will probably like this movie. Pete is great as usual, and sexy, and he finally plays a romantic lead part. This movie has many funny scenes. So do yourself a favor, next time you are at the rental place, walk past the wall of 50 copies of the same movie, and take the one with only two copies. That is where I found this little gem. Enjoy!


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