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Kevin & Perry Go Large (2000)

R | | Comedy, Music | 21 April 2000 (UK)
Kevin and Perry are two 15-year-old boys whose desperation to lose their virginity is so great that it inspires a sort of awe. In the rare moments when they're not thinking about girls, ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin / Executioner (as Henry R. Enfield)
Eye Ball Paul
Louisa Rix ...
Anna Shillinglaw ...
Bikini girl (as Anna Shilling Law)
Badi Uzzaman ...
Vicar (as Ken Cranham)
Mark Tonderai ...
Record store boss
Patsy Byrne ...
Old lady


Kevin and Perry are two 15-year-old boys whose desperation to lose their virginity is so great that it inspires a sort of awe. In the rare moments when they're not thinking about girls, Kevin dreams of being a singer, and Perry has ambitions toward becoming a dance music DJ. When Kevin and Perry manage to stop a bank robbery, they're given a sizable cash reward, and they decide to go on a holiday in Ibiza, which is supposedly populated with thousands of beautiful women willing to sleep with anyone. However, after the boys pack plenty of sunscreen and condoms, Kevin's parents announce that they're tagging along. Undeterred, Kevin and Perry make the trip and meet superstar DJ Eyeball Paul , who may or may not listen to their demo tape. The boys also encounter Gemma and Candice, two scruffy teenage girls who are nearly as eager as Kevin and Perry to get horizontal. Written by Anonymous

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All They Want To Do Is... Do It!


Comedy | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 April 2000 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Kevin & Perry  »

Box Office


£2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,404,517 (UK) (21 April 2000)

Company Credits

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Technical Specs



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


In the scene where Kevin signs for his dad's credit card, the address is fictitious and the last part of the post code is 5EX See more »


Eye-ball Paul's villa is on the Port Deportivo Marina. Every time Perry and/or Kevin is seen outside the villa, they subsequently walk along the jetty towards the water. These jettys don't actually go anywhere, so unless they travel by boat, they'd just have to turn around and come back again. See more »


Dad: How much? You've got to be joking.
Bouncer 2: No concessions for senior citizens.
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Crazy Credits

At the very end of the credits Kathy Burke (who plays Perry) is heard shouting something like "Ooooool!". See more »


References Stand by Me (1986) See more »


The Partee
Written by Roger Sanchez & Billy Jones
Published by Warner Chapel Music/Gambi Music (BMI)
Contains a sample of "Welcome To The Party" as performed by Brother To Brother
Performed by Roger Sanchez
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17 February 2007 | by (Coventry, England) – See all my reviews

'Kevin & Perry Go Large' is a really successful follow up to Enfield and Burke's original TV characters. There is always an ever present danger with feature length adaptations of TV shows, in that they'll not always transfer onto the big screen with quite the same clout (Think Family Guy).

BUT, K&P have done very well.

So maybe the content is crude, but quite frankly it's a perfect reflection of youth culture abroad (yet obviously within a slanted comedic context). People do go to such destinations as Ibiza, Malia, and Ayia Napa and they DO lose their moral code.

K&P is if not anything else, a depiction of REAL youth culture.

Whether it glorifies that culture or not is up for debate. I'd argue that it doesn't as I feel that Enfield's character rather pokes fun at the naivety of youth, and whilst I've been partial to my own dalliances in nutty behaviour, I can sense a critical undertone in the Kevin character.

The film is funny, and the plot is definitely good enough to keep you watching. As a pre-pubescent teen at the first time of watching, I found the film better then, than perhaps I would do now - but I know I could always whip out the DVD, watch it, and enjoy it time and again.

Enfield and Burke were obviously well versed in their roles, but as always too the Mum and Dad characters played by James Fleet and Louisa Rix, were fantastic. Their uppish standards and typical parental attitudes are thrown out the window in Ibiza, and the denigration of these standards not only shocks, but humours you too.

Eyeball Paul (Rhys Ifans) is a refreshingly crude character, and the relationship between him and the boys is one of the anchors of the flick. Typically Ifans plays the role with precision, taking any subtleties and throwing them straight out the window.

All in all, K&P is a good film, but perhaps nothing but. It's hard to tell whether it's supposed to be a no hold barred comedy, or a tongue in cheek critique on British society. Am I supposed to take the film seriously? Or not? For that reason, I've given it six out of ten.

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