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Six former college friends, with two new friends, gather for a New Year's Eve weekend reunion at a large English countryside manor after ten years to reminisce about the good times now long... See more »

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Roger
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Andrew
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Peter Morton
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Sarah Johnson
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Maggie Chester
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Mary Charleston
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Lord Morton
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Vera
Alex Scott ...
Paul (age 7)
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Mr. Gooch, Peter's Solicitor
Hetta Charnley ...
Carol's fan at Airport
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Carol Benson
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Baby Ben Charleston
Ruby May Musto ...
Baby Ben Charleston
Ann Davies ...
Brenda
Magdalena Buznea ...
Old Lady
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Brian
Alex Lowe ...
Paul (age 17)
Chris Pickles ...
The Benson's Chauffeur
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Brian's Wife
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Ruhollah Khomeyni ...
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John Major ...
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Directed by

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Kenneth Branagh

Written by

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Rita Rudner ... (written by) and
Martin Bergman ... (written by)

Produced by

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Martin Bergman ... co-producer
Kenneth Branagh ... producer
Stephen Evans ... executive producer
David Parfitt ... line producer

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Roger Lanser

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Andrew Marcus

Editorial Department

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Simon Cozens ... second assistant editor
Kerry Kohler ... associate editor
Lucy Maunsell ... first assistant editor
Mark Waddell ... color timer
Bob Wenokur ... studio post-production representative (uncredited)

Production Design by

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Tim Harvey

Art Direction by

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Martin Childs

Costume Design by

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Susan Coates
Stephanie Collie

Makeup Department

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Peter Frampton ... makeup supervisor
Martin Samuel ... hair stylist

Production Management

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Mark Cooper ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Christopher Newman ... first assistant director
Carl Oprey ... third assistant director
Keith Young ... second assistant director

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Brian Aldridge ... property manager
Micky Bacon ... property master
Celia Bobak ... property master
Martin Kingsley ... property manager
Alf Newvell ... rigger
Terry Newvell ... stagehand
Trevor Nicol ... carpenter
Andy Soane ... property chief
Brian Western ... painter

Sound Department

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Mark Auguste ... sound editor
Orin Beaton ... sound assistant
Gary Beckerman ... jobfit sound trainee
Jeremy Child ... assistant sound editor
David Crozier ... production sound mixer
Martin Evans ... sound editor
Dominic Lester ... re-recording mixer
Bettina McCaul ... assistant sound editor
Robin O'Donoghue ... re-recording mixer
Andrew Sissons ... sound maintenance
Tommy Goodwin ... adr mixer (uncredited)

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Pete Hanson ... studio manager: CFC (uncredited)
Mark Nelmes ... digital artist (uncredited)
Janek Sirrs ... digital artist (uncredited)
David Smith ... optical cameraman (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Angela Conway ... jobfit camera trainee
Clive Coote ... still photographer
Kevin Edland ... best boy
John Higgins ... gaffer
Chris Mortley ... electrician
Terry Mulligan ... electrician
Toby Plaskitt ... grip
Andy Shuttleworth ... Steadicam operator
Simon Starling ... clapper loader / second assistant camera
Gary Turnbull ... focus puller

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Lisa Shanley ... wardrobe assistant
Fiona Smithies ... wardrobe assistant
Nancy Thompson ... wardrobe mistress

Location Management

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Paul Shersby ... location manager

Music Department

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Bob Bryan ... vocal coach
Clive Farrell ... music supervisor
Gavin Greenaway ... musical director

Transportation Department

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Peter Allison ... driver
Mike Crawley ... driver
Richard Moore ... driver

Other crew

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Liz Barron ... production accountant
Joyce Branagh ... unit runner
Hugh Cruttwell ... production consultant
Graham Kern ... montage openeing title sequence design & production
Randal McDonell ... production assistant
Annie Penn ... script supervisor (as Annie Wotton)
Iona Price ... production coordinator
Al Senter ... production notes
Neris Thomas ... production secretary
Tamar Thomas ... assistant: Mr. Branagh
Peter Thompson ... press representative
David Toguri ... choreographer
John Trevithick ... unit runner (as Jonathan Trevithick)
Richard Turner ... financial controller
Sarah Valentine ... publicity and marketing assistant
J. David Williams ... financier

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Plot Summary

Seven friends in an acting troupe graduate from Cambridge University in 1982 and go their separate ways. Ten years later, Peter inherits a large estate from his father, and invites the rest of the gang to spend New Year's holiday with him. Many changes have taken place in the lives of all the friends assembled, but Peter has a secret that will shock them all. Written by Liza Esser

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Taglines Kenneth Branagh's New Comedy About Love, Friendship And Other Natural Disasters See more »
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Also Known As
  • Peter's Friends - Freunde sind die besten Feinde (Germany)
  • Los amigos de Peter (Spain)
  • Els amics d'en Peter (Spain, Catalan title)
  • Приятелите на Питър (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
  • Oi filoi tou Peter (Greece)
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Runtime
  • 101 min
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Budget $5,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Peter (Stephen Fry) has an Apple Macintosh computer, but does not own a television. Fry was actually the second person in the UK to purchase a Mac PC, after Douglas Adams had bought the first two. See more »
Goofs At the beginning of the film, Mary and Roger's nanny Brenda refers to Mary as "Mrs. Anderson", but according to the credits, Mary and Roger's last name is Charleston See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Hoffa/Trespass/Chaplin/Lorenzo's Oil/Peter's Friends (1992). See more »
Soundtracks What's Love Got To Do With It See more »
Quotes Peter: Oh, how can I put this delicately? It's just that I'm not really in the vagina business.
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