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St. Trinian's (2007)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 21 December 2007 (UK)
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In order to save their bankrupt school, a group of troublesome girls stage a robbery with a group of geniuses on their tails.

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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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$13,500,000 (estimated)

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£1,832,594 (UK) (21 December 2007)
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Trivia

The animated sequence during the heist plan are a stylistic nod to the original St. Trinian's cartoons drawn by Ronald Searle that inspired the movies. See more »

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When Russell Brand is teaching a lesson he asks the students to name crimes that can be commited, with the first being extortion in, which he spells "extortian" on the blackboard. See more »

Quotes

Kelly: [the girls are trying to decide what to steal to save their school from foreclosure] What about that?
Kelly: [Points at copy of "Girl With Pearl Earring"]
ChelseaChloePeaches: [Gasp] Oh my God.
Chelsea: You want to steal Scarlett Johansson?
Kelly: You are so blonde, Chelsea.
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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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References Pride and Prejudice: Episode #1.4 (1995) See more »

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Trouble
Written by Conall Ronan Fitzpatrick, Jacqueline Blake, Caroline Askew
Performed by The Cast of St.Trinian's
Courtesy of Fragile, St. Trinian's, Ltd
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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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