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Sex Lives of the Potato Men (2004)

 -  Comedy  -  20 February 2004 (UK)
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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 ... 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 ...
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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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Jeremy: [Reading the letter he has just written Ruth in his head] Like a leaf falling from a tree, I fell for you. Gradual. Then suddenly. My insides melt. Your eyes, eyebrows, nose, mouth. Everything leading to now. In the lake, my shattered reflection. The million pieces of heartbrak. Be still, then, passion. She has turned away, like the winter. My hibernating love. As it warms, the clear shafts of sunlight penetrate your moist fanny with my stiff, meaty love-rocket.
Jeremy: [gasps] Fucking bitch!
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Kung Fu Fighting
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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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