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Sex Lives of the Potato Men (2004)

Mackenzie Crook and Johnny Vegas star as the bird-chasing, self-proclaimed "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" of Birmingham in this £3 million brit-com about two lowlifes with active ... See full summary »

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Dave
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Ferris
Carol Harvey ...
Chip Shop Woman
Helen Latham ...
Chip Shop Girl
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Tolly
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Jeremy
Kate Robbins ...
Joan
Nicholas Tennant ...
Phil (as Nicolas Tennant)
Angela Simpson ...
Vicky
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Ruth
Ceris Jones ...
Poppy's Brother
Joy Aldridge ...
Massage Shop Woman
Laurence Inman ...
Porn Shop Bloke
Alfie Hunter ...
Matthew
Craig May ...
Ruth's Boyfriend
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Mackenzie Crook and Johnny Vegas star as the bird-chasing, self-proclaimed "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" of Birmingham in this £3 million brit-com about two lowlifes with active fantasy sex lives who deliver potatoes to various restaurants and grocers. Written by James Mackenzie

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The search for the lowest form of life on the planet is over.

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£1,800,000 (estimated)

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£353,726 (UK) (20 February 2004)

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£673,328 (UK) (27 February 2004)
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Dave: [Sees Ferris trying to do crazy paving] What happened here?
Ferris: It's crazy paving.
Dave: This isn't crazy paving Ferris, this is just shit.
Ferris: I was trying to... you know?
Dave: You've got no artistic vision here, have you? It's just a random fucking big mess.
Ferris: It's crazy paving, you just bung slabs down.
Dave: No, I think you're focusing too much on the crazy aspect, and not enough on the paving side of it.
Ferris: Have you come round here just to have a go at my crazy paving?
Dave: No, but...
Ferris: What then?
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Referenced in Comedy Connections: Shooting Stars (2006) See more »

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I Feel Happy
Written by Francois Carles (as Carles)
Performed by Super Preachers
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Funny but filthy
31 August 2004 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Being a girl this is the sort of film that I was warned about watching, but being an open minded individual I decided to give it a go.

I hate to say it but I found Johnny Vegas' acting not overly great, however Mackenzie Crook was very good, very believable character (I loved him in the office and I was worried that I would be put off by his acting ability in this film, but I was pleasantly surprised!)

This film shows a humorous side to kinky areas of sex that some people get up to which I found really funny, and quite a lot of it true !! Some people are very weird in the bedroom!

There's not really a detailed plot line, but judging on the title of the film I didn't hold out much hope :)so i wasn't disappointed!


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