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One Chance (2013)

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The true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night who became a phenomenon after being chosen for -- and ultimately winning -- Britain's Got Talent (2007).

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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The true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night who became a phenomenon after being chosen for -- and ultimately winning -- Britain's Got Talent (2007).

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Rated PG-13 for some language and sexual material. | See all certifications »

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$33,405 (USA) (10 October 2014)

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$89,722 (USA) (7 November 2014)
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Though being a decent singer, Corden's singing is done by Paul Potts himself. See more »

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In an establishing aerial shot captioned "Port Talbot 1985", the M4 Briton Ferry Viaduct elevated section can be seen. This section of the M4 motorway was not completed until 1993. See more »


Soundtracks

Allegro Con Brio from Symphony No. 25 in G Minor
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by Capella Istropolitana
Conducted by 'Barry Wordsworth
Licensed courtesy of Naxos Rights US Inc
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Brilliant film
3 March 2014 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Having watched the series of Britains Got Talent and remember seeing Paul Potts do his audition I can still see the nervous man walk onto stage amongst giggles and snickers from the audience. Once Paul started singing the hairs on my arms shot straight up and a cold shiver of amazement ran down my back at the magnificence and power of his voice.

The film shows most of the life of Paul before going on the show and the hardships he went through still believing in his love for opera and wanting to sing so much.

An absolutely brilliant film and well worth the watch as it has a great support cast with lots of humour, and by the end of the film you'll want to know more about the man from Wales.


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