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The Wedding Tackle (2000)

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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You Don't Have to Say You Love Me
Performed by Dusty Springfield
Recording Courtesy of Decca Record Company Limited
Licensed by kind permission from Polymedia Film & TV Licensing UK,
A Universal Music Company
Written by Pino Donaggio, Vito Pallavicini, Simon Napier-Bell,
Vicki Wickham
Published by B. Feldman & Co. Ltd
EMI United Partnership Ltd
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Ends at the wrong point
20 June 2001 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

When I saw this film, in the cinema, there was only one other person in the audience. It's not surprising.

Although I like Neil Stukes and don't mind James Purefoy, they were both completely pointless in this film.

The plot was nearly there, but the business with the names in the diary was confused and confusing. Just when you start to think you may know what's going on the issue is clouded once again.

The film ends where it should be beginning - the titles start just as each of the amoral characters is about to get a nasty surprise. The aftermath would be interesting. It would be a film worth watching.

As it is it feels like you've just listened for 90 minutes to someone telling a shaggy dog story and then forgetting the punchline.


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