MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 128 this week

A Deal Is a Deal (2008)
"Three and Out" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  25 April 2008 (UK)
6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 1,644 users  
Reviews: 22 user | 22 critic

A comedy about ordinary people with unique dilemmas. How far will they go? Will the cocktail of desperation, friendship, loneliness, love and even a brush with cannibalism derail their intent?

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 185 titles
created 26 Feb 2012
 
a list of 948 titles
created 09 May 2012
 
a list of 472 titles
created 07 Jul 2012
 
list image
a list of 49 titles
created 27 Aug 2013
 
a list of 33 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A Deal Is a Deal (2008)

A Deal Is a Deal (2008) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A Deal Is a Deal.
7 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A rich man's daughter is held captive in an abandoned apartment by two former convicts who abducted her and hold her ransom in exchange for her father's money.

Director: J Blakeson
Stars: Gemma Arterton, Eddie Marsan, Martin Compston
Tamara Drewe (2010)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale.

Director: Stephen Frears
Stars: Gemma Arterton, Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Grumpy pensioner Arthur honors his recently deceased wife's passion for performing by joining the unconventional local choir to which she used to belong, a process that helps him build bridges with his estranged son, James.

Director: Paul Andrew Williams
Stars: Terence Stamp, Gemma Arterton, Christopher Eccleston
St. Trinian's (2007)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

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.

Directors: Oliver Parker, Barnaby Thompson
Stars: Talulah Riley, Rupert Everett, Gemma Arterton
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Stars: Jade Anouka, Gemma Arterton, Philip Cumbus
Capturing Mary (TV Movie 2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A young man ushers an older woman into a dark exploration of her past - back to the time when, as a young girl, she met a stranger who affected her life forever.

Director: Stephen Poliakoff
Stars: Maggie Smith, Ruth Wilson, David Walliams
Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

The girls of St. Trinians are on the hunt for buried treasure after discovering headmistress Miss Fritton is related to a famous pirate.

Directors: Oliver Parker, Barnaby Thompson
Stars: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, David Tennant
Gemma Bovery (2014)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Martin, an ex-Parisian well-heeled hipster passionate about Gustave Flaubert who settled into a Norman village as a baker, sees an English couple moving into a small farm nearby. Not only ... See full summary »

Director: Anne Fontaine
Stars: Fabrice Luchini, Gemma Arterton, Jason Flemyng
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Dominic Dromgoole
Stars: Gemma Arterton, David Dawson, James Garnon
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Stars: Gemma Arterton, Patricia Clarkson, Nika Danilova
Astonish Me (2011)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

When a young boy gets locked in the Natural History Museum after closing, a mysterious guard gives him a magical ticket that allows him to visit a restricted area of the museum, where a ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Sturridge
Stars: Gemma Arterton, Anthony Gopaul, Will Jacklin
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: P.J. Dillon
Stars: Colm Meaney, Tony Rohr, Billy Roche
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Paul Callow
...
Tommy Cassidy
...
Yvonne
...
Rosemary Cassidy
...
Maurice (as Sir Antony Sher)
...
Callaghan
...
Maureen
Dean Kelly ...
Duty Constable
Frank Dunne ...
Danny Fitzpatrick
...
Mary Loughlin
Steve Money ...
Muscles
...
Ash
...
Frankie Cassidy
...
Vic
Rob Witcomb ...
Frankie's Friend
Edit

Storyline

Paul is a London tube driver with dreams of a cottage in a bee-loud glade. He's told that if his train strikes and kills one more person this month, he'll get a large severance, enough for the cottage. So he offers £1500 to Tommy Cassidy, a down-and-out Irishman, if Tommy will walk in front of Paul's train come Monday. He gives Tommy the cash on Friday. Wanting to ensure that Tommy honors the deal, Paul accompanies a cleaned-up Tommy on his trip (in a new suit and a hired car) to make things right with family he hasn't seen in eight years. Can Tommy, an inveterate gambler, make anything come out right? And what about Paul - can this suicide pact fulfill his dreams? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A comedy about how far you would go to change your life.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 April 2008 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

A Deal Is a Deal  »

Box Office

Budget:

$5,750,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£189,454 (UK) (25 April 2008)

Gross:

£189,454 (UK) (25 April 2008)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The car that Tommy Cassidy rents has the number plate: 430 TUO, a reference to the title of the film. (TUO = OUT) See more »

Goofs

The subtitle of the book read by the man that Paul sees in the library is mispunctuated: "A Gay Mans Guide" instead of "A Gay Man's Guide". See more »

Crazy Credits

Clips from the film are shown during the ending, ending on Paul Callow thanking Frankie. See more »

Soundtracks

If I Should Fall From Grace With God
Written by Shane MacGowan
Performed by The Pogues
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
3 and More
15 May 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Well, This so called "British Comedy" did actually turn out to be just it. Very unpredictable ending, which I love and amusing!! It has been a while since we had a Brit/com out moreover a real plot that make sense and in context. I know that some expect too much from genre movies like this however considering the petite area its based in and does pay attention to main outputs of scenes. Mackenzie - Office - well suited for the role. Gemma - new bond girl - very hot lady in the accent she puts on for this film

Soundtrack although not very known around I found it actually quite catchy!! - going to purchase myself the soundtrack Cd this week-end.

Great Brit Film! Worth watching - but not for the faint hearted.


7 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Horrible Poster El_Dude_Brother
Just seen Three And Out - enjoyed it, much to my surprise! markappleby67
Gemma Arterton's accent BrayGurl
Bombed! Jazztiger
Release Date? jill_atkins
In the US by any chance? jessalynpotter
Discuss A Deal Is a Deal (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?