MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 410 this week

Fourplay (2001)
"Londinium" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  2 September 2001 (USA)
5.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.1/10 from 519 users  
Reviews: 24 user | 4 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 298 titles
created 29 Aug 2011
 
a list of 179 titles
created 30 Jan 2012
 
a list of 36 titles
created 18 Feb 2013
 
a list of 247 titles
created 05 Oct 2013
 
list image
a list of 65 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Fourplay" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Fourplay (2001)

Fourplay (2001) on IMDb 5.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Fourplay.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

When talk radio host Emma Lloyd advises one of her listeners to break up with her boyfriend, the jilted ex sets about getting his revenge.

Director: Griffin Dunne
Stars: Uma Thurman, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Justina Machado
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Set in modern day Buenos Aires, the film centers around a relationship between two emotionally crippled roommates. Adrian LeDuc is a lonely sociopath who is forced to rent his insane ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Donovan
Stars: Hart Bochner, Colin Firth, Dora Bryan
Dutch Girls (TV Movie 1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

An adolescent British field hockey team goes to Holland, where they find something far more interesting than tulips and windmills - hot, sexy women! They are so busy chasing girls that they forget all about their hockey match.

Director: Giles Foster
Stars: Bill Paterson, Colin Firth, Timothy Spall
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Marty Barnes gets more than he wishes for when he asks his wife to join him in a menage-a-trois. She loves it and he has created a Sex Monster.

Director: Mike Binder
Stars: Mariel Hemingway, Mike Binder, Renée Humphrey
Nostromo (TV Mini-Series 1996)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In an unstable South American country, capable Nostromo, a person of trust and a legend among his shipmates, is ordered to secure a shipment of gold and stop any revolutionaries who might ... See full summary »

Stars: Claudio Amendola, Paul Brooke, Lothaire Bluteau
Camille (TV Movie 1984)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Camille is a courtesan in Paris. She falls deeply in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. When Armand's father begs her not to ruin his hope of a career and position by marrying ... See full summary »

Director: Desmond Davis
Stars: Greta Scacchi, Colin Firth, John Gielgud
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The adventures of three teenage friends in 1970s Detroit.

Director: Mike Binder
Stars: Josh Charles, Jason Gedrick, Stephen Baldwin
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Based on the life of the young Guy Burgess, who would become better known as one of the Cambridge Spies.

Director: Marek Kanievska
Stars: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Michael Jenn
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at ... See full summary »

Director: Pat O'Connor
Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Minnie Driver, Geraldine O'Rawe
Indian Summer (1993)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Seven friends reunite for a week-long reunion at a summer camp in Ontario they used to attend as children which is now threatened with being closed down.

Director: Mike Binder
Stars: Alan Arkin, Matt Craven, Diane Lane
Tumbledown (TV Movie 1988)
Biography | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Based on the experiences of Lieutenant Robert Lawrence, M.C..

Director: Richard Eyre
Stars: Colin Firth, Paul Rhys, David Calder
The Landlords (2002)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Director: Rémi Waterhouse
Stars: Grégori Derangère, Irène Jacob, Jean-Pierre Darroussin
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Ben Greene
...
Allen Portland
...
Carly Matthews Portland
...
Fiona Delgrazia
...
Nigel Steele (Therapist)
Jack Dee ...
Glen
...
Davey
...
Davis
Michael Meader ...
Sitcom Husband
David Reid ...
Assistant Director
Fabien Riggall ...
Sitcom Son
Gordon Sterne ...
Color of My Life Actor
Kerry Appleyard ...
Ben's Assistant
Tony Allen ...
Rabbi
Michael Deaton ...
Minister
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

independent film | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

2 September 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fourplay  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Creating 'The Upside of Anger' (2005) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Gorgeous London settings, fitfully amusing Woody Allen imitation
3 September 2001 | by (Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

Michael Binder the writer, director, and star of `Londinium' is clearly a Woody Allen wannabe. In my view that's not necessarily a bad thing. Unfortunately, this film is so derivative of Allen that one has to wonder why he isn't given due recognition in the credits. Contemporary London is here substituted for Allen's New York of the '70s and '80s. As in several of Allen's films of that period, the cityscape in `Londinium' dominates the film's cinematography, creating an urban tone poem of sorts as well as a sophisticated backdrop for the cross purpose comedy of courtship, sex, and marriage that constitutes the screenplay.

`Londinium' even brings back Mariel Hemingway, Woody's high school-aged love-interest in `Manhattan,' for a mid-life redaction of her earlier role. Binder himself seems to be auditioning for a part as `younger Woody' in a future Allen film. His character is a nearly complete borrowing of Woody's classic nebbish/lover/writer persona with a little Paul Reiser verbal inflection mixed in. The other two characters in the film's sexual foursome are played by the always-lovely-to-look at Irene Jacob, who provides the film's voiceover narrative for reasons that are never made clear, and Colin Firth (`Bridget Jones' Diary,' `Shakespeare in Love'), who once again offers up his unique (read: peculiar and off-putting) thuggish/romantic screen presence, taking it so far this time as to beating his friends and associates to a pulp whenever the impulse strikes. Actually, the fight impulse even overtakes the unlikely Ben Greene (the Binder character), producing an upper middle-class `Fight Club' scene that is supposed to be cathartic and funny, but just seems flat and dumb.

In addition to the leads, Stephen Fry (`Black Adder') has a very funny minor role as a proper British labor relations counselor who is pressed into unwilling service as a marriage/sex therapist. His scandalized reactions to some rather lurid confessions/accusations bandied by Jacob and Firth are the comic high point of an occasionally amusing, but mainly pretty dull and forgettable film.


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Colin's good, rest of actors are irritating arizonapeanut
Roman city? maxfoster
FF to the end... ascipione
Is this any good? grhmb
shooting dates? adkmilkmaid
Discuss Fourplay (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?