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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)  »

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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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The Funeral of Miss Fritten's dog is reminiscent of The Italian Job (1969), where the Mafia line the hill side in dark glasses to 'warn off' the gang. And in another reference to that film, when the girls blow up the shed, Tania says "you were only supposed to blow the bloody doors off". See more »

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Flash Harry: I wanted to talk to you about the problems with the last batch.
TaniaTara: Problems, Flash?
Flash Harry: The slightly bitter aftertaste, the people going blind after the second glass, that lady wot died...
Tania: She was old.
Tara: She could have gone at any time.
Flash Harry: She was thirty-eight.
TaniaTara: Yeah?
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A lot better then I expected!
3 January 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

When I first heard about the new St.Trinians film, I found it rather stupid sounding. With a cast which sadly boasted Mischa Barton and Girls Alouds, it boasted watery, lame humour film from every angle. But after seeing it, it was clear to me that nothing couldn't be further from the truth, as this product was brilliant, with laugh-out-loud moments all around and a brilliant cast full of the creme-de-la-creme of British actors(which barely had any Mischa Barton in it at all).

The casting of Rupert Everett as Miss Fritton was brilliant, because he has such brilliant comic timing and devotion to the character is great. The ever hilarious Russell Brand is a great Flash Harry: very much a geezer and just genuinely brilliant.

The casting of the girl's were spot-on, as all actress committed to their assigned groups (such as the posh totties, chavs, emos, etc) very well. One of the most underused actresses was Juno Temple, who people may recognise from "Notes on a Scandal" and "Atonement", playing the much more humorous character of a stoner.

Overall, the film is brilliant. If you're a fan of the first films,maybe this won't be the film for you. But if you haven't watched St. Trinian's films before or think the old films are dated rubbish, then this perfect for you! Go and see it!


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