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Jackboots on Whitehall (2010)

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A satirical alternative history of World War II where the Nazis seize London and England must band together to prevent a full on invasion.

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Chris (voice)
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Daisy (voice)
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The Vicar (voice)
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Churchill (voice)
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Albert / Goebbels (voice)
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Hitler / Braveheart (voice)
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Rupee / King (voice)
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Hermann Goering (voice)
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Himmler (voice)
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Matron Rutty (voice)
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Tom (voice)
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Gaston / Newsreader (voice)
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World War II: What if Nazis seized London and all of England had to band together? When scarily campy Nazi leaders invade by drilling under the English Channel and up through the cobblestones on Whitehall, Churchill leaves his quiet retirement with a cat that looks like Hitler to issue a call to arms from his bunker under Downing Street. Chris, a young farm worker with large hands, rallies the village to fight the good fight -- including an alcoholic Vicar, the oldest man in the town, several idiots, a random Frenchman and Bobby Fiske, a swearing American who believes he's battling Russia. The world's future is in their tiny plastic hands. Innovative puppeteering animatronics from Scottish brothers Edward and Rory McHenry combine with the larger than life voices of Ewan McGregor, Alan Cumming, Dominic West, Rosamund Pike, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Spall and Richard E. Grant. Written by Anonymous

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england | scot | satire | surrealism | germany | See more »

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The smallest epic film you'll ever see!


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26 July 2011 (USA)  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Timothy Spall also played Winston Churchill in The King's Speech (2010). See more »

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During the first battle between the elite Punjabi Guards and the Germans, a Punjabi soldier is seen using the PIAT (Projector Infantry Anti-Tank) Rocket Launcher. But the PIAT was introduced in 1943 while the movie is set during the 1940 See more »

Quotes

The Vicar: I'm waiting for you, you son of a Nazi whore!
Daisy: Father!
The Vicar: Come and fight me! My God against yours!
Monty: Sorry, sir, he must have found his way back to the bottle.
Churchill: Good man.
The Vicar: Sausage eating wankers!
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Churchill: Let us take example from the Church... double the ale ration!
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Jerusalem
Words by William Blake and lyrics by Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry
Performed by Rosamund Pike, Timothy Spall, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Pam Ferris and Cast
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Awful really awful
7 February 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This movie was truly awful. in fact it was the fist time i have ever walked out of a cinema due the quality of a film.

First of all i didn't laugh once and in a comedy this is a really crucial element. i found the characters and dialogue borderline offencive and I thought the cast were really letting them selves down by taking part in this venture.

The only positive i have towards the film was the animation that was at best passable. All in all i felt that this film had no right showing on any cinema screen and could possible be the worst film i have ever seen. My advise would be to any person who thought this looked interesting or different from the trailer like i did, run , run far away and don't look back this truly is one of the worst things ever put on screen


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