The Bachelor Weekend (2013)
"The Stag" (original title)

 |  Comedy  |  7 March 2014 (Ireland)
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A bachelor party weekend in the great outdoors takes some unexpected detours.


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Credited cast:
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Amy Stephenson ...
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Girls on bus
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Breda Coady ...
Fionan's mum
Mark Colbert ...
Wedding Band


A bachelor party weekend in the great outdoors takes some unexpected detours.

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€600,000 (estimated)

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In the USA, this film is called 'The Bachelor Weekend' because the term stag is not used in America. See more »


During the final scene when The Machine is singing One, his boutonnière moves from the left lapel to the right and back again. See more »


Fionan: Yea. No. No way. No stags. Sorry.
Big Kevin: Fionan, have you ever even been on a stag?
Fionan: [nods his head, then hesitates] No.
Big Kevin: So not even a weekend walk?
Fionan: I don't enjoy being in exclusive male company for long periods. There's something forced about it. And false. All that banter. I just, I mean, under what other circumstances would we five ever agree to be in a tent, in the shitting rain, in mid November, all for the sake of some needless ritual?
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During the opening credits Andrew Scott walks home from Trinity College in Dublin on a very rainy evening, while the song "You are my Sunshine" is played. See more »


The Moving Clouds
Written by Traditional Arrangement
Performed by FIDIL
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All the Earmarks...
26 July 2014 | by See all my reviews

...of a big budget movie without the big budget.

Sometimes hilarious, sometimes touching, always tantalizing, impossible to look away.

Great acting, immaculate pacing.

The story begins with some solid character development, then the flies begin to land in the ointment. You can anticipate but you can never predict what's going to happen next.

This is an Irish film, and I've seen some of the actors before, but I couldn't name a one. Nevertheless, they turned in big time performances leading me to believe that several of them must be stars in Ireland.

The writing/dialogue is first class. The laughs come fast enough to be very hip without being annoying.

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