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Papadopoulos & Sons (2012)

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Following his ruin in the latest banking crisis, a self-made millionaire reluctantly re-unites with his estranged freewheeling brother to re-open the abandoned fish and chip shop they shared in their youth.

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Carl Rice ...
Dave the Gardener
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Harry Papadopoulos
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Mrs. Parrington
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James Papadopoulos
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Katie Papadopoulos
Thomas Underhill ...
Martin Ball ...
Awards Presenter
Chris Simmons ...
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Door Knocker
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News Reporter
Jimmy Roussounis ...
Fat Laki
Paul Herzberg ...
Nicholas
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Rob
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Sophie
George Potts ...
Rupert
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Self-made businessman Harry Papadopoulos has got it all; a mansion house; awards and a super rich lifestyle. However, on the eve of a property deal of a lifetime, a financial crisis hits and the banks call in their huge loans. Harry and his family lose everything in an instant. Everything, except the dormant and forgotten Three Brothers Fish & Chip Shop half owned by Harry's larger than life brother Spiros who's been estranged from the family for years. With no alternative, Harry and his family, plant enthusiast James; fashion victim Katie; nerdy Theo and their loyal nanny Mrs. Parrington, are forced to pack their bags, leave their millionaire lifestyle and join 'Uncle Spiros' to live above the neglected Three Brothers chippie. Together they set about bringing the chip shop back to life under the suspicious gaze of the their old rival, Hassan, from the neighbouring Turkish kebab shop whose son has his own eyes on Katie. Each family member must come to terms with their new life in ... Written by Anonymous

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Success is the joy you feel! Only when you lose everything, do you find it all.

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Spiros Papadopoulos: [addressing a crowd] We were children when we came to the U.K. with nothing. We start agin! Fat Laki; the weight you lost is an inspiration. Phil 'the Till'; you've helped many Greeks with your... tax-friendly till machines. Ey... only two things are certain in life; death and taxes. Unless you're Greek!
[laughter and applause]
Spiros Papadopoulos: Then it's only death!
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Cannot recommend this movie enough!
5 December 2012 | by (London) – See all my reviews

I have been told I am the worst person to watch a film at the cinema with, I have a movie watching attention span and patience of a nat, constantly clarifying what's going on and regularly leaving half way through as I have just not been captivated enough. Imagine my surprise when I watched a movie that I viewed in its entirety, with very little clarification and on finishing watching the film, wanted to watch it again and again! The goofy feel good feeling you get on watching the film is something you want to experience again and want others to experience. The message you take away from it have never been more important. I am eagerly awaiting the production of the DVD so I can send it to everyone who I've been raving about the film to! Its pure magic.


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