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The Wedding Tackle (2000)

 |  Comedy  |  11 August 2000 (UK)
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The sexual rivalries between a group of friends cause comic chaos during a stag night celebration.

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Hal, an over sexed photographer, has a problem. He is due to marry Vinni in one weeks time and he's got cold feet. In fact, he's got frostbite. His friend, Little Ted, a scheming, sexually frustrated cartoonist is obsessed with Vinni, even though he dumped her when they went out together. Both Little Ted and Hal have their own plans to disrupt the imminent wedding and they separately call upon Mr.Mac, a world weary swimming coach, to help them out. On Hal's all day stag night, Little Ted sets in motion a disastrous chain of events when he persuades Mr.Mac to convince Petula, (his ex-girlfriend) to seduce Hal in a pub lavatory so that he can record it on Polaroid. Hal, in the meantime, wants Mr.Mac to seduce Vinni so that he can catch them in flagrante, giving him the excuse to call off the wedding. Meanwhile, Vinni has decided that she has no intention of marrying Hal and gate-crashes the pub crawl in order to finally have things out with him. In this Machiavellian comedy of errors, ... Written by Nigel Horne <vikingfilms@mcmail.com>

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To Stop a Marriage made in Heaven....a stag night made in Hell!

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Hal: My grandfather used to say if you aren't in bed by 11:00, then just go home.
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Bobby's Girl
Performed by Susan Maughan
By kind permission of Barry Collings Entertainments
Written by Henry Hoffman & Gary Klein
Used by permission of Edward Kassner Music Co. Ltd
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Why Does Britain Bother ....
28 June 2004 | by (Isle Of Bute , Scotland) – See all my reviews

... to continually produce badly scripted movies ?

Make no mistake , the core problem with THE WEDDING TACKLE is the screenplay. Didn`t anyone notice before they started shooting that this film has no premise , no plot and is full of under developed characters ?

As soon as the movie started I thought I was going to be watching some sort of bitter/sweet rom-com , then I thought I was going to be watching a bawdy sex comedy , then I thought I was going to be watching a comedy thriller , then I thought I was going to be watching a farce and all these conclusions took place within the first 15 minutes of the movie , which incidentally feels like it was made by a bunch of under talented film students . If people in Britain can`t be bothered to develop a script for a cinematic release why should people flock to the cinema to see their movie ?

" Anything else you want to warn us about Theo ? "

Yes . You know the worst actor in Britain ? , the one from EASTENDERS who got shot by a bunch of daffodills in 1988 then returned to the show last year , you know the actor who`s so wooden he only gives a good performance as a forest . Well he plays the villain in THE WEDDING TACKLE which that alone is reason enough to give this thoroughly unentertaining movie a miss

" TAXI "


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