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Ready, Steady, Charlie! (2003)

Achtung, fertig, Charlie! (original title)
In a Swiss church, Antonio Carrera is getting married to the pretty daughter of an Italian Mafioso, as army police marches in and takes him to the compulsory Swiss military school.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Koch ...
Antonio Carrera
Michelle Bluntschi
Myriam Aegerter ...
Laura Moretti (as Mia Aegerter)
Marco Rima ...
Hauptmann Franz Reiker
Korporal Weiss
Max Rüdlinger ...
Nicolas Steiner ...
Rekrut Schlönz
Kaya Inan ...
Rekrut Weber
Màrio Almer ...
Rekrut Schaffner
Mike Müller ...
Lukas Frey ...
Rekrut Gmür
Pascal Nussbaumer ...
Rekrut Furgler
Jean Vocat ...
Rekrut Lombard
Max Sartore ...
Grenadier Cpl. Hinkel
Laila Nielsen ...


In a Swiss church, Antonio Carrera is getting married to the pretty daughter of an Italian Mafioso, as army police marches in and takes him to the compulsory Swiss military school.

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Release Date:

13 May 2004 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

Ready, Steady, Charlie!  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$654,418 (Switzerland) (19 September 2003)

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1.85 : 1
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Funniest Swiss Movie Ever
24 June 2005 | by (Switzerland) – See all my reviews

I am swiss and I really liked the movie. Maybe it's because I'm a girl and I didn't have to go to the military.

I think the movie is funny and there are many parts that really can be true. What I didn't like too much is the acting of some actresses. Actually of just one actress. She's better off just singing...

Michael Koch was great and I hope he's gonna be seen in other upcoming movies. Melanie Winiger (ex Miss Switzerland) did a great job, just too sad she didn't get successful in Hollywood. But I hope we're gonna see more of her acting. Marco Rima was great as usual. He's a real comedian! All in all I really love the movie, I think it's worth watching it. Unfortunately I doubt it will ever be shown in an English speaking country (but maybe they'll have English subtitles on the DVD)...

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