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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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Yvonne
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Roland
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Braddon
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Alessandra
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Hydrangea
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Dr. Thorpe
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Maria Del Monte ...
Alessandra's Grandmother
Duccio Camerini ...
Alessandra's Father
Luca Fiamenghi ...
Gerhardt
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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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The incredible true story of an underdog who never gave up See more »


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

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25 October 2013 (UK)  »

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Untitled Paul Potts Project  »

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

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$89,722 (USA) (7 November 2014)
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Taylor Swift wrote and recorded an original song for this movie. It's called "Sweeter Than Fiction". See more »

Goofs

Where Paul is waiting for Julz as she finishes work, as she comes round the corner there is an EE (Everything Everywhere) store visible behind her. EE didn't exist at this time. See more »

Connections

Featured in Projector: One Chance (2013) See more »

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Con Te Partiro
Composed by Franco Sartori and Lucio Quarantotto
Performed by Andrea Bocelli
Published by Sugar Songs UK Ltd/ Sugar SRL
By kind permission of Music Sales Creative
Courtesy of Universal Music Group International
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd
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Heartwarming film for all
6 October 2013 | by (Atlanta, Georgia, USA) – See all my reviews

I saw the film One Chance prior to it's official USA opening, at the Aspen Film Festival, where it received enthusiastic applause and cheering from the audience. Although I am a long-time fan of its subject, British operatic tenor Paul Potts, it is not just "good if you like Paul Potts" but really, really good for anyone. Tony-award winner James Corden is excellent as Paul Potts, as is the rest of the cast, and the film is a first-class production all round. It is heartwarming and inspirational--and humorous--as it tells the story of a man who was born with an immense talent but bullied all his life for being "different." It is full of gorgeous music and full of romance as it follows the story of Paul and his wife, through difficulties--almost unbelievable, except it's true--that almost forced him to give up his dream, until it all came down to just One Chance to make his dreams come true. I would give it more than "two thumbs up" if I had more thumbs!


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