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Alan Partridge (2013)

Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (original title)
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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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Jason Tresswell
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Danny Sinclair
Molly Seymour ...
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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

The audio automation system used in the studios and OB Truck, is ENCO Presenter. See more »

Goofs

When Alan is shot and dribbling down his face, the spit disappears after a quick cut away from him. See more »

Quotes

Pat Farrell: I came to this pier once with Molly...
Alan Partridge: Happy times!
Pat Farrell: ...I came to scatter her ashes.
Alan Partridge: Maybe not so happy.
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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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Featured in Projector: Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (2013) See more »

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Performed by Glen Campbell
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Laugh a Minute
9 August 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I went to see this with some friends on the day it came out. As a Partridge fan you will not be disappointed. The film contains all the best characters from the TV Series and Steve Coogan's brilliance as Alan just made the film so funny. There are constant one liners, looks, expressions, silly voices almost every minute. Everyone in the cinema was laughing out loud throughout the full 90 minutes.

There is also a great sound track and lots of familiar tunes and the scene during the credits will have you laughing throughout.

Excellent film go and see it even if you are not a Alan Partridge/Steve Coogan fan because it is a generally funny film.


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