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Blue Juice (1995)

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JC thinks surfing is everything. His girlfriend Chloe wants him to settle down. When he decides to go surfing one night with friends from London, she throws JC out. Surfing or Chloe?

Director:

Carl Prechezer

Writers:

Peter Salmi (screenplay), Carl Prechezer (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Pertwee ... J.C.
Catherine Zeta-Jones ... Chloe
Steven Mackintosh ... Josh Tambini
Ewan McGregor ... Dean Raymond
Peter Gunn ... Terry Colcott
Heathcote Williams ... Shaper
Colette Brown ... Junior
Michelle Chadwick Michelle Chadwick ... Sarah
Keith Allen ... Mike
Robin Soans ... Young Bob
Jenny Agutter ... Guinevere / Mary Fenton
Guy Leverton Guy Leverton ... Crab
Mark Frost ... Moose
Paul Reynolds ... Recording Engineer
Edwin Starr Edwin Starr ... Ossie Sands
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Storyline

JC is at the end of his Twenties and is living with his girlfriend Chloe in a small coastal town in England. He is a surfer legend and some day, three of his friends show up, including Terry who is about to get married. While he is supposed to have the last good time in his life, Josh (a successful Techno music producer) tries to figure out what type of music he likes most and Dean, who sells drugs on a regular basis, must face the fact that his life is not what he would like it to be. JC has his own problems with Chloe: Will he stay with her and run a surfer coffee shop or travel around the world without her? Written by Thomas Meyer <i03a@zfn.uni-bremen.de>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, drug use and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Sean Pertwee used toupée tape to hold a sock in place, in the scene where JC appears nude apart from a black sock. "...I came up with this ingenious ploy - wrapping toupée tape on my chap. You won't believe how difficult it is to remove..." In a 1995 interview with FHM, Catherine Zeta-Jones recalled the filming of the sock scene; "It was a brown Marks & Spencer one, though. If it was a Stussy one, or something like that, it might have been more interesting." See more »

Goofs

When JC is in the car with his friends, he says Chloe has no money and between shots his collar jumps from under to over the seat belt. See more »

Connections

References Mastermind (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

Leave Them All Behind
Performed by Ride
Composed by Steve Queralt (as Queralt) / Mark Gardener (as Gardener) / Andy Bell (as Bell) / Loz Colbert (as Colbert)
Published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd
Licenced from Creation Records Ltd
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Blue juice, one of my favorites
4 June 2016 | by catpantrySee all my reviews

When should we grow up? In this movie some guys struggle with where they're going in life. Some haven't grown up and others may have grown up too fast. The passion these guys have for surfing and their immaturity is funny and entertaining. There's also an older wise wizard like person named 'Shape' who says some funny stuff and seems consumed by wisdom and a higher power. Some of his lines are my favorite. My friend bought the DVD from Walgreens one night; he told me he'd seen it there before and noticed something about the DVD cover. He explained how someone had made a DVD cover where they put Ewen McGregor's character next to the character Catherine Zeta-Jones plays. What's Funny is that Ewen Mcgregor didn't have short hair in the film like they portray him on the 'current' DVD cover. Ewen also didn't wear that tight black surf suit you see him wearing on the DVD cover; It was worn by the films main character 'J.C.;' This is probably because Ewen McGregor has become a more well-known actor than Sean Pertwee(JC)since Blue Juice was conceived.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 September 1995 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Blue Juice See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,750, 17 November 1996

Gross USA:

$4,535

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,535
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Skreba Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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