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The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (2005)

 |  Comedy, Horror  |  3 June 2005 (UK)
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The notorious fictional town of Royston Vasey is under threat and its inhabitants are forced to leave.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Matthew Chinnery / Hilary Briss / Mickey / Mark / Sir Nicholas Sheet-Lightning
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Tubbs / Pauline / Herr Lipp / Steve / Lemuel Blizzard
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Edward / Papa Lazarou / Geoff / Bernice / Reece / Father Halfhearte / Red Devil
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Danielle Tilley ...
Dahlia
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Johnny
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Claire
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Asian Dad
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Minnie (as Lucy Miller)
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The fictional world of Royston Vasey is facing apocalypse and the only way to avert disaster is for our nightmarish cast of characters to find a way into the real world and confront their creators. From present day Soho to the fictional film world of 17th Century Britain, the residents must overcome countless bizarre obstacles in their bid to return Royston Vasey to safety. Written by Press Release

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To save their world... they're coming to ours. See more »

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Budget:

£4,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£555,996 (UK) (3 June 2005)

Gross:

£1,330,726 (UK) (24 June 2005)
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Trivia

Two actors in the film play characters whose names are parodies of each other. Peter Kay plays "Simon Pig", a parody of Simon Pegg. Simon Pegg plays "Peter Cow", a parody of Peter Kay. See more »

Goofs

13 minutes in, Pauline's hair goes from windswept to normal as Bernice opens the crypt door. See more »

Quotes

Geoff Tipps: [on being tortured] They put me in a box with me coat on... I know, it don't sound much when you say it out loud.
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4 June 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The best British Comedy Film ever! For years English comedy television programs have turned into films and have flopped, 'Are You Being Served?' 'Dads Army', the list goes on. However the popular dark humoured BBC television show; 'The League of Gentlemen' has managed to not only create a film which has managed to not be a flop but has also managed to be the best British Comedy Film ever! With its dark and horrific twists and turns The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse is British Talent at its best! Its intriguing demonic storyline written by the League of Gentlemen (Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith and Jeremy Dyson) matches with the Gents (and guest cameos) superb acting! This I hope is not the end of Royston Vasey, not after this great success anyway! Don't think that if you have not seen The League of Gentlemen on the telly that you will not understand whats going on. Its all well explained and by the end of the film you will be happy with the result but you are still left hungry for more... Mmmm, Special Stuff.


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