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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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George Cole who played Flash Harry in the original series of films was offered a very tiny cameo, which he rejected. See more »

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When the girls first get off the bus and stampede through Trafalgar Square, we can see members of the public are being held back behind railings to keep them out of the girls path. They're also very obviously watching filming. See more »

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Quiz host: [as one of the Bedale pupils walks up to him] What are you doing? What are you doing? Chas, get back. I'm being touched! Derek, I'm being touched! Derek, someone's touching me!
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Crazy Credits

In the end credits, there is a credit which reads "MISS EVERETT'S COSTUMES BY..." See more »

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Spoofs University Challenge (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Defenders of Anarchy
(The St. Trinian's School Song)
Written by Charlie Mole
Lyrics by Ali Thompson
EMI Music Publishing, Ltd.
Performed by The Cast of St. Trinian's
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Excellent film, I'm going twice!
23 December 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Very good adaptation, went with my family and all ages were laughing.

Rupert Evveret plays 2 very different characters and succeeds well in both.

Colin Firth is a lovely as ever fitting into a role that suits him very well and a certain scene from a Jane Austin adaptation is resurrected.

The newcomers who make up the majority of the school children are superb, not only do they achieve in acting well beyond their years. They provided as much entertainment as the other more experienced cast members.

The most surprising cast member of them all was Russell Brand. I went into the film with a despise of the man and thinking he would ruin the film for me, but he was actually pretty good.

In all I found St Trinian's to be a good film and definitely one for teenage girls to watch, but don't worry if you get dragged along to I guarantee you'll leave laughing.

Don't forget to listen the song in the credits!!!


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