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Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (2013)

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When famous DJ Alan Partridge's radio station is taken over by a new media conglomerate, it sets in motion a chain of events which see Alan having to work with the police to defuse a potentially violent siege.

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Cast

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Pat Farrell
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Alan Partridge / Jason Statham / Jason Bourne / Jason Argonaut
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Side Kick Simon
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Greg Frampton
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Danny Sinclair
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Storyline

Radio DJ Alan Partridge is facing uncertain times with his radio station being taken over by a corporate conglomerate. He makes things worse when he talks down a colleague after a promise to talk him up. The colleague handles things badly and takes the radio station into his own hands, literally, by taking them all hostage. Envisioning all his action heroes in his head, Alan is going to save the day by becoming a go-between for the Scotland Yard. His method though will put himself and others in harm's way because Alan Partridge just can't keep his mouth shut. Written by Anne Campbell

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On air. Under siege. Out of chat? See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for language, brief violence and nudity | See all certifications »

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27 February 2014 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$12,664 (USA) (4 April 2014)

Gross:

$152,211 (USA) (16 May 2014)
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Trivia

There is a deleted scene where it turns out the entire film never happened, and was just Alan's vision. However, it is not known if this was an original idea for an ending or just a joke. See more »

Goofs

(at around 52 mins) After Alan says, "To your muster stations, it's Brian Ferry... ahh, that was, that was, yeh, radio gravy!" - Alan takes his headphones off and puts them around his neck, whilst Pat takes his off his headphones and lowers them to his lap. Immediately in the next shot Pat's headphones are around his neck. See more »

Quotes

Alan Partridge: Go to your muster stations... it's Bryan Ferry.
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Crazy Credits

The logo for Alan's radio station, North Norfolk Digital, joins those of the three other production companies in the pre-credits montage. See more »

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References Jason and the Argonauts (1963) See more »

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I haven't laughed this hard in years, thank you Alan Partridge!
4 October 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Again Steve Coogan hit's a home run! Brilliantly clever and funny to the point of belly laughs! Steve again plays a borderline narcissist brilliantly, but with a bit less heart with this offering. Steve I'm a huge fan and I now actively search out your work. Admittedly the plot had a few holes but in a comedy who cares, I'm there to laugh not to attest to it's realism. I marveled at the existential grasp the character, Alan Partridge (Steve), manages to adhere to the spirit of the character despite any external exigencies (of which there were a multitude). Intelligence is a must for viewing pleasure! If you are a fan of mindless killing and zombie films beware as you haven't the intelligence, or perhaps the sanity to view a delight like Alan Partridge.


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