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St. Trinian's (2007)

 -  Comedy  -  21 December 2007 (UK)
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St Trinian's, a school for "young ladies" with its anarchic doctrine of free expression, brings together a motley crew of ungovernable girls who, using their wit and ingenuity, save the school from bankruptcy.

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St Trinians proudly continues to represent the unacceptable face of British education. When the new Minister of Education announces he will personally sort the place out he doesn't realise either the enormity of the task or that the headmistress is an old flame. The school is anyway threatened with closure by their bank; with the staff clearly a waste of space the girls realise the responsibility to save the day falls on them. Perhaps a painting popularised by Scarlett Johansson might be the way out? Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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School Can Be A Riot.

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Comedy

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, drug and alcohol content, sexual material and language | See all certifications »

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21 December 2007 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Kick Ass Girls 1  »

Box Office

Budget:

$13,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,832,594 (UK) (21 December 2007)

Gross:

£12,042,854 (UK) (8 February 2008)
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Trivia

The plaster bust in the hallway is that of Alastair Sim in character as the original Miss Fritton in the original movie The Belles of St Trinian's. It can be seen twice in the early scenes of the new movie. See more »

Goofs

When Flash comes to see what the girls are selling, the number plates on the car say GU06 SBX, but when he leaves the number plates read BN 0413. The new plates are German short time plates (registered in the city of Bonn) and they expired in April 2003. See more »

Quotes

Flash Harry: What's this then? A sweet? A mini cigar?
[sucks on the end]
Taylor: They're tampons Flash.
[disgusted gagging noise as Flash spits it out]
Taylor: Women don't just want to feel beautiful on the outside!
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In the end credits, there is a credit which reads "MISS EVERETT'S COSTUMES BY..." See more »

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References Corpse Bride (2005) See more »

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Love Is a Many Splendored Thing
Written by Sammy Fain
Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
EMI United Partnership Ltd.
Performed by The Four Aces
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26 May 2008 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This film was entertaining and has something for everyone, especially if you are young at heart. There were quite a few in-jokes about certain members of the cast - one of the schools which competed against St Trinian's in the School Challenge quiz was Rupert Everett's old school (Ampleforth) and the "Another Country" comment was brilliant. There were also references to Mr Darcy and of course Colin Firth had another go at the wet-shirt scene. I was impressed by the schoolgirls, who did a good job of convincing me that they were unruly but not clueless and could organise themselves if they wanted to. I am a huge fan of Rupert Everett and he excelled in drag (always knew he would) and his interactions with Colin Firth were as much fun as in their 2 previous outings together (Another Country and Importance of Being Earnest). I was also thrilled to be watching another Ealing Comedy, since I live a stone's throw from the famous studios.


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