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Alan Partridge (2013)
"Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  27 February 2014 (USA)
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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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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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Someone is trying to kill Alan. You'll wish it was you. See more »

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

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

The film's producers sought special permission by Marillion to create a running joke around a fictional portrayal of the band's drummer. The band claimed they were sufficiently amused by the clips they saw and granted permission. Members of the band also attended the Norwich premiere of the film. See more »

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When Alan first goes into the room with the hostages Jason Tresswell get up and speaks twice - once in the background and then again in a closeup scene. See more »

Quotes

Police Officer: [reading from transcript of radio conversation] 01:00 Partridge: I wish this was abroad because it would make a brilliant 'Banged Up Abroad'
Police Officer: Farrell: What's 'Banged Up Abroad'?
Police Officer: Partridge: You don't know 'Banged Up Abroad'?
Police Officer: Farrell: No
Police Officer: Partridge: Everyone knows 'Banged Up Abroad'
Police Officer: Farrell: I don't, what is 'Banged Up Abroad'
Police Officer: Partridge: You seriously don't know 'Banged Up Abroad'? You have to be shitting me
Police Officer: Farrell: I've never even heard of 'Banged Up Abroad'
Policewoman: Just get to the bit where they stop ...
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Follows Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge (2010) See more »

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Hard to Say I'm Sorry
Written by David Foster and Peter Cetera (as Peter P. Cetera)
Performed by Chicago
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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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