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The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (2005)

The notorious fictional town of Royston Vasey is under threat and its inhabitants are forced to leave.

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Cast

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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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Jeremy
Danielle Tilley ...
Dahlia
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Damon
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Johnny
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Claire
Philip O'Sullivan ...
Vicar
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Asian Dad
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Lucy Cray-Miller ...
Minnie (as Lucy Miller)
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Lindsay
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Storyline

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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Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

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3 June 2005 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Herrasmiesliigan kauhunhetket  »

Box Office

Budget:

£4,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$819,814 (Switzerland) (3 June 2005)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When Geoff is driving in the rain, the car is actually being pushed along because Reece Shearsmith cannot drive. See more »

Goofs

10 minutes in, a member of the crew can be seen ducking out of shot from behind the rear car window. He was pushing the car along as Reece (who plays Geoff) cannot drive. See more »

Quotes

Pauline: You can't shit a shitter.
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Crazy Credits

The League of Gentlemen will return in The Windmills of your Bum. See more »

Connections

Follows The League of Gentlemen (1999) See more »

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Thank God for Herr Lipp....
3 June 2005 | by (United Kingdom, Brighton) – See all my reviews

Being a massive fan of the TV series (even to the extent of visiting Hadfield where its filmed!) I was waiting for this to come out from the second I heard about it. Perhaps my expectations were to high, but literally 30 mins into the film and I was thinking 'what have they done?'. Some of the best characters such as Tubbs n' Edward, Pauline n' Mickey n' the bizarre Papa Lazarou had about 10 minutes screen time between them, instead a lot of the film is taken up with the real life creators (aka the league of gentlemen) and some rather poor characters from their new 17th century story. I think what made the TV series so great was all the characters of Royston Vasey, this however did not feature that many in any great detail, and wasn't even really filmed in Royston Vasey for the most part. The whole cinema sat in mostly silence throughout the film, the only highlights in my opinion were the usual sexual innuendos from Herr Lipp (the best being his one involving two scouts at the start and their 'purple skins'!).


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