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Run for Your Wife (2012)

 -  Comedy  -  14 February 2013 (UK)
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John Smith has been happily involved in a bigamous marriage for five years. He lives with Stephanie in Finsbury and Michelle in Stockwell. Fortunately, for John, he's a taxi driver which ... See full summary »

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John Smith
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Michelle Smith
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Stephanie Smith
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Gary Gardner
Kellie Shirley ...
Susie Browning
Christopher Biggins ...
Bobby Franklin
Lionel Blair ...
Cyril
Nicholas Le Prevost ...
D. S. Porterhouse
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D. S. Troughton
Derek Griffiths ...
PC Pulford
Nick Wilton ...
Taxi Driver
Jeffrey Holland ...
Dick Holland
Louise Michelle ...
Frances
Carli Norris ...
WPC Matthews
'Trixie' Dehaan ...
Bag lady's dog
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John Smith has been happily involved in a bigamous marriage for five years. He lives with Stephanie in Finsbury and Michelle in Stockwell. Fortunately, for John, he's a taxi driver which involves varying shift work! Simple? Well, when John unwittingly becomes a have-a-go hero and the Finsbury and Stockwell police forces discover something suspicious in their paperwork, John's happy bubble is about to be burst. The action of the movie takes place during the next hectic 24 hours as John, with the assistance of his gullible neighbor Gary, rush between North and South London attempting to thwart the police and prevent the two loving wives coming face to face! Written by Production

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John Loved Having a Wife So Much, He Got Two of Them.

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Run for Your Wife
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Truly dreadful film which seems to be a throwback to a 70s style sitcom. Not a single laugh is to be found. Instead we are subjected to a parade of has-beens mugging their way through a rubbish script. A real case of what were they thinking? I can't honestly think of anything positive to say about it. Who in their right mind would commission a turkey like this? Danny Dyer shows once again how bad an actor he is. Now that he's ended up in Eastenders he should stay there. Denise Van Outen seems game but she's a poor screen actress and should stick to musicals and TV presenting. The fact that it made only £700 at the box office is hilarious - the funniest thing about this movie actually, but it's not a surprise. The writer, director and the leads should never work in film again.


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