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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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Great British Comedy! Loved it!!
20 July 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is the perfect film for when you want to sit back, relax and have a good laugh!

It's so nice to see a true British style comedy again! This film is full of laughs from start to finish, it's brilliant how they've managed to bring back the classic comedy farce to our screens!

I also loved looking out for all the famous faces - Cliff Richard, Christopher Biggins, even Judi Dench makes an appearance as a bag lady! Amazing! I bet the next time I watch it I'll spot even more faces I didn't see the first time round!

It's also got to be said that it's nice to see Danny Dyer making a departure from his usual tough-guy role. He plays the lovable yet cheeky lead role perfectly!

Great feel-good film with some hilarious one-liners! And as for the other reviewers who didn't find this funny... I just think they don't have much of a sense of humour!!


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