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Weak at Denise (2001)

 |  Comedy  |  1 June 2001 (UK)
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In this suburban black comedy, bachelor Colin runs into old school crush Denise. Colin sees this as a second chance and attempts to court Denise, however, she and her boyfriend have less ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Thomas ...
Chrissie Cotterill ...
Claudine Spiteri ...
Edna Doré ...
Indira Joshi ...
Mrs. Kumar
Jean Ainslie ...
Colin's mum
Vivien Douglas ...
Mrs. Brown
Neil Morphew ...
Security guard
Richard Dixon ...
Funeral director
Ben Bailey ...
Flower Delivery Boy (as Ben Thomas)
Dale Davis ...
Stripper (as Dawn Davis)
John Murray ...
Jim Alexander ...
Doctor (as James Alexander)


In this suburban black comedy, bachelor Colin runs into old school crush Denise. Colin sees this as a second chance and attempts to court Denise, however, she and her boyfriend have less romantic plans for Colin. Written by Dale Pope <>

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12 June 2001 | by (Birmingham, England) – See all my reviews

For about twenty minutes this is a good film. Unfortunately the screenwriters decided after this point to veer off in the direction of badly-plotted tedious farce rather than stay on course towards character comedy thriller.

Nothing makes sense after that point. I maintain that a simple plot where things happen for a reason is better than a convoluted plot where things happen for no reason.

Colin's is very well-drawn and believable but all the other characters less so. His mother, for instance, in one scene tells her son to avoid women and in her next scene she tells him to find one. I wouldn't have minded if this was deliberate but it was simply the screenwriter going for the funniest line and not bothering about consistency.

And the idea that any bloke could get into a lesbian-only club by saying they're friends of a regular is just plain daft. I know, I've tried it.

And bank guarantees are kept at the bank. It defeats the object keeping them at home as they won't guarantee much. I know, I've tried it.

And there are many other dubious plot-points to demolish but I couldn't be bothered.

This is the only time I have been to the movie theatre and had the cashier tell me the film was rubbish, lots of people were walking out and don't bother to see it.

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