I'll Be There (2003)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Musical, Romance  |  13 June 2003 (UK)
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An off-beat comedy about a former 80s pop star (Craig Ferguson) whose downward spiral is halted when he discovers he has a teenage daughter (Charlotte Church), the product of a weekend love affair.


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Stephen Noonan ...
Gordano (as Steve Noonan)
Sam Gervasi (as Anthony Stewart Head)
Evil Edmonds - The BeeLzeeBOPS
Joseph Alessi ...
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A washed-up 80's pop star suddenly has a new direction in life when he discovers that he has a teenage daughter, Olivia, in Cardiff, Wales. The result of a weekend affair he had back at the height of his fame produced Olivia, a newspaper delivery girl for the South Wales Echo. He arrives in the small Welsh town, unsettling the life of his ex-lover while inspiring his newfound daughter to follow in his footsteps with a musical career of her own, against the wishes of her mother. Written by Anonymous

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Olivia just met the perfect man for her Mom... Her Dad. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for drug references, some sexual humor/nudity and brief language | See all certifications »

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The character who offers Paul Kerr his sobriety chip at the AA meeting reoccurs in the bar scene and was played by the Boom Operator, 'Arthur Turner (I)' See more »


[Digger shushes Paul after they're woken by someone ringing the doorbell and knocking in the middle of the night]
Paul Kerr: [whispering] Who is it?
Digger: [whispering] It might be burglars.
Paul Kerr: [whispering] They don't usually ring the bell.
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Spoofs The Silence of the Lambs (1991) See more »


Honky Tonk Train Blues
Written by Meade 'Lux' Lewis
Performed by The Mike Sanchez Band
Produced by Budd Carr and Robert Schaper (as Bob Schaper)
Courtesy of Morgan Creek Records
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A Nice Surprize
29 January 2004 | by (The Softer Side of Hell (NC)) – See all my reviews

I had heard nothing of this film until I saw it arrive at the video store. It was a cute movie and the casting was great. I enjoy all of Craig Ferguson's work and he did a wonderful job once again. I don't think acting will be Church's forte nor singing anything other than her main lineup of music (I realized while watching this how different singing styles vary and if they can be pulled off by one person) Catch this film if you enjoy a nice, pleasing film and a good soundtrack.

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