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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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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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Many actors in the film are connected in some way to Pride and Prejudice: Colin Firth played Mr. Darcy in Pride and Prejudice (1995), Anna Chancellor plays the part of Miss Bingley in the same adaptation. Talulah Riley is Mary Bennet in Pride & Prejudice (2005) and Gemma Arterton is Elizabeth Bennet in the show Lost in Austen (2008). See more »

Goofs

In the School Challenge final, the answer to the question "What is the volume of a sphere?" is given as pi r³, both by the show and the school bursar who says he's always been good with figures. The volume of a sphere is actually 4/3 pi r³. However the quote by the Bursar is a play on words as while he says 'figures' he's ogling the Spanish teacher. See more »

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Bursar: OK girls, let's play clean. No biting, no scratching... kicking, no gouging, no kickboxing, no punching, no slapping, no spitting... uh... no gouging! And no no-regulation equipment. James, this is with you!
[James is using a knife to sharpen her hockey stick into a spear]
Bursar: OK, into position!
[Bursar blows the whistle to start the game, and is immediately KO'ed with a stick blow]
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I enjoyed it, more than I thought I would
4 January 2008 | by (Lancaster, England) – See all my reviews

I was a bit nervous about going to see St Trinian's, because I've seen all the previous films and was worried by the title and the trailer-glimpses of Rupert Everett that this film would try to 'overwrite' the original. It doesn't. This is why I think it works. Like the sequels from the first film, once again St Trinian's moves the concept into its own era. It's jam packed with innuendo and humour and a new plot line. Perhaps it'll never be as good as 'The Belles' but then, none of the other sequels were as good as 'The Belles' either, and they didn't try to be. The spirit of the thing was there and it was good fun to watch.


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