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Sex Lives of the Potato Men (2004)

Follows the sexual antics of a group of potato delivery men in Birmingham.

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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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20 February 2004 (UK)  »

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Сексуальная жизнь картофельных парней  »

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£1,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£353,726 (UK) (20 February 2004)
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1.85 : 1
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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 Projector: Keith Lemon: The Film (2012) See more »

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Orgasm Addict
Written by Pete Shelley (as Shelley) and Howard Devoto (as Devoto)
Performed by The Buzzcocks
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Completely disgustingly alright actually
24 June 2004 | by (Bournemouth, England) – See all my reviews

Oh my, such pretension, such pontificating, such bollox forwarded by other IMDb users. This film "does exactly what it says on the tin" (sorry American readers). It's called SEX LIFE OF THE POTATO MEN - did you expect English PATIENT perchance ??

Admittedly - I, like another member thought it would be akin to "Bottom" (sorry American readers) but after 5 minutes had that notion blown out of the water.My word, it certainly was crude - but who cares

  • give me crude anytime ahead of American graphic slaughter.




I thought is beautifully disgusting, wonderfully crass, amazingly childish and above all exactly what I expected !!

Now how's that for pretension


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