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Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? (1999)

R | | Comedy | 10 March 2000 (UK)
Harold Smith, a quiet middle-aged Englishman becomes an instant celebrity when he suddenly starts exhibiting psychic and telekinetic powers. After he is arrested for accidentally killing ... See full summary »

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Harold Smith, a quiet middle-aged Englishman becomes an instant celebrity when he suddenly starts exhibiting psychic and telekinetic powers. After he is arrested for accidentally killing three pensioners by causing their pacemakers to stop, his lawyer brings in an extremely skeptical scientist to test whether or not Harold's powers are real. Meanwhile, Harold's son Vince, a disco devotee, is pining for his co-worker Joanna, who also happens to be the daughter of the scientist testing Vince's dad. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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When punk meets disco.

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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£137,309 (UK) (10 March 2000)
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Michael Legge was offered a role in the film 4 days after completing his work on Alan Parker's Angela's Ashes (1999). See more »

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Telltale modern features on the terraced housing, e.g. uPVC windows and the post-1991 dialling code for Sheffield on a poster on window, when setting is intended to be 1977. Also distinctly visible are the modern tram tracks which were laid in 1994. See more »

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I Love to Love
Written by Jack Robinson (as Philo Robinson) and James Bolden
Performed by Tina Charles
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DISCO RULES!
12 March 2000 | by (S.Wales) – See all my reviews

Well the British film industry has certainly excelled itself this time. This film is original, comical, extremely fun and is guaranteed to have you boogieing the night away!

Michael Legge is fantastic as Vince Smith, and you cannot help but feel for his character in his love torn feelings. Harold Smith is also great but Legge has the 'fever'.

If you liked and enjoyed 'Saturday Night Fever' then this is the film for you. But it is in my opinion that this film is much better, so if you only liked it you will love 'Whatever Happened To Harold Smith?' just as I did.

DISCO RULES!


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