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The Martins (2001)

 |  Comedy  |  14 September 2001 (UK)
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Out of work, scrounger Robert Martin lives with his dysfunctional family - long suffering wife accident prone son and pregnant teenage daughter in a shabby house next door to a giant ... See full summary »

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Eric Byrne ...
Little Bob
Lloyd Harvey ...
Security guard
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Terri Dumont ...
Katie
Tameka Empson ...
Mo
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Hatfield Recorder Editor
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Traffic Warden
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Doug
Alison Egan ...
Jan
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Anthea
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Teacher
Oscar Grounds ...
Pupil
Melanie Claus ...
Woman at Children's Party (as Mel Claus)
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Mr. Marvel
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Out of work, scrounger Robert Martin lives with his dysfunctional family - long suffering wife accident prone son and pregnant teenage daughter in a shabby house next door to a giant shopping center in the London suburbs. The Martins are the family from hell! Robert dreams if winning a dream holiday for his family, and when he fails to win yet another competition he flips, out tracks down the elderly winners, ties them up in the cellar and steals their tickets! Written by Chrissoda100

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14 September 2001 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Tosspot  »

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Opening Weekend:

£310,600 (UK) (14 September 2001)

Gross:

£855,874 (UK) (28 September 2001)
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Trivia

Originally, the title of this film was to be "Tosspot". See more »

Goofs

When Robert and Ange are sitting on the rock out at sea, talking, how far Robert's jacket is zipped up changes in each shot. See more »

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Home on the Range
Time Is a Healer"
Written by Mark Jiggens & Elliott Smith
Performed by Caroldene
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A comedy where nothing funny happens
4 June 2014 | by (Co, Derry, Northern Ireland) – See all my reviews

It's just 90 minutes of people yelling at each other.

There was not one joke in this film that made me laugh.

Not one.

If you like the idea of Ray Winstone screaming and burping in a little boy's face, this is the film for you.

The movie tries and fails to be heartwarming too.

It doesn't work because I hate these characters so much.

With a poor script, unfunny jokes and unlikeable characters, it's a mystery of how this film got green-lit.

And Lee Evans and Kathy Burke only did this for dosh.


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