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Funny Bones ()


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An unsuccessful comedian uncovers a family secret and learns the true price of letting inherent talent shine.

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Tommy Fawkes
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George Fawkes
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Jack Parker
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Katie Parker
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Jim Minty
Sadie Corre ...
Poodle Woman
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Dolly Hopkins
George Carl ...
Thomas Parker
Freddie Davies ...
Bruno Parker
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Stanley Sharkey
Christopher Greet ...
Lawrence Berger
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Nicky
Gavin Millar ...
Steve Campbell
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Al
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Billy Man
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Laura Fawkes
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Jenny
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Battiston
Olivier Py ...
Barre
Mouss Zouheyri ...
Poquelin (as Mouss)
Peter McNamara ...
Canavan
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Bellows
François Domange ...
Pirard
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Himself
George Khan ...
Francesco
Ian Rowe ...
Ringmaster
Phil Atkinson ...
Policeman
Nicholas Coppin ...
Policeman
Jona Jones ...
Security Guard
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Comedian
Mike Newman ...
Comedian
Ruth Kettlewell ...
Camilla Powell
Peter Morgan ...
Gofor
Fred Evans ...
Mr. Pearce
George Raistrick ...
Club Owner
Micky Baker ...
Mayor (as Mickey Baker)
Reg Griffiths ...
Reporter
Duggie Chapman ...
Reporter
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Reporter
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Reporter
Phil Kelly ...
Himself
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Leo the Leprechaun
Peter Brande ...
Leo the Leprechaun
Frank Harvey ...
Backward Talking Man
Anthony Irvine ...
Iceman
Eileen Bell ...
Doggyduo
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Bagpipe Playing Dwarf
Terri Carol ...
Paper Tearer
Fred Cox ...
Cox Twin (as Freddie Cox)
Frank Cox ...
Cox Twin
Shane Robinson ...
Bastard Son of Louis XIV
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Plastic Cup Smasher
Zipporah Simon ...
Puppeteer
Maudie Blake ...
Musical Saw Player
Andras Banlaki ...
Ring Boy
Laci Endresz Jr. ...
Juggler
Brian Webb ...
Little Firewater
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Skipper
Chloe Treend ...
Tropicana Dancer
Andrea Bretherick ...
Tropicana Dancer
Lisa Henson ...
Tropicana Dancer
Rebecca Metcalfe ...
Tropicana Dancer
Camilla Simson ...
Tropicana Dancer
Tina Yoxall ...
Tropicana Dancer
Amir Fawzi ...
Little Tommy
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Barman (uncredited)
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Mime (uncredited)

Directed by

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Peter Chelsom

Written by

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Peter Chelsom ... ()
 
Peter Flannery ... ()

Produced by

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Lester Berman ... associate producer: Las Vegas
Laurie Borg ... co-producer
Peter Chelsom ... producer
Simon Fields ... producer
Nicholas Frye ... executive producer
Peter McMillan ... associate producer

Music by

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John Altman

Cinematography by

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Eduardo Serra

Film Editing by

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Martin Walsh

Editorial Department

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Susan French ... editor trainee
Steve Maguire ... first assistant film editor
Julian Pryce ... second assistant film editor
Sylvia Wheeler ... negative cutter

Production Design by

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Caroline Hanania

Art Direction by

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Andrew Munro
Karen Wakefield ... standby art director

Set Decoration by

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Tracey Gallacher

Costume Design by

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Lindy Hemming

Makeup Department

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Barbara Jo Batterman ... hair stylist: Las Vegas / makeup artist: Las Vegas
Yvonne Coppard ... makeup artist
Pat Hay ... chief makeup artist
Helen Johnson ... makeup artist
Stephen Rose ... chief hair stylist
Tracy Smith ... hair stylist

Production Management

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John B. Finn ... unit manager: Blackpool
Miguel Ángel Poveda ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Geoff Dibben ... co-second assistant director
Toby Ford ... co-second assistant director
Robert Grayson ... third assistant director
Jeff Kay ... second assistant director: second unit
Cliff Lanning ... second assistant director
James LaRocca ... first assistant director: second unit
Richard Styles ... third assistant director
Andrew Wood ... second assistant director
Greg Zekowski ... second assistant director: second unit
Michael Zimbrich ... first assistant director (as Mike Zimbrich)

Art Department

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Grant Armstrong ... assistant art director
Stewart Cunningham ... stand-by prop
Tom Davies ... supervising carpenter
James Ede ... stand-by painter
Steve Ede ... construction manager
Trisha Edwards ... property buyer
Gordon Fitzgerald ... property master
Sally Gray ... art department assistant
Luana Hanson ... assistant art director
Mark Hedges ... stand-by prop
Piero Jamieson ... dressing prop
Tony Lenman ... supervising painter
James Muir ... stand-by stagehand (as Jim Muir)
Tony Musk ... stand-by carpenter
Ian Shubrook ... dressing prop
Jon Spirson ... art director: second unit
Steve Furneaux ... carpenter (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Beau Baker ... boom operator: second unit (as Brydon Baker III)
Tim Cavagin ... sound re-recordist: Twickenham Film Studios
Norman A. Cole ... assistant sound editor (as Norman Cole)
Bill Daly ... sound mixer: second unit
Peter Elliott ... dialogue editor
Adrian Foltz ... boom operator: Las Vegas
Glenn Freemantle ... supervising sound editor
Diane Greaves ... foley artist (as Dianne Greaves)
Peter Holt ... foley editor
Dean Humphreys ... sound re-recordist: Twickenham Film Studios
Peter Lindsay ... sound mixer
Keith Lowes ... adr editor
Mervyn Moore ... sound maintenance
Jack Stew ... foley artist
Mike Trussler ... sound assistant
Timothy Vine ... assistant sound editor

Special Effects by

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Steve Crawley ... wire expert
John Fontana ... special effects technician
Tom Harris ... special effects supervisor
Paul Kelly ... special effects technician
Ralph McNeill ... mechanical effects designer
David Myatt ... special effects technician
John Rafique ... special effects technician
Colin Shulver ... sculptor (uncredited)

Visual Effects by

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Craig Chandler ... optical effects (uncredited)
Brendan Lonergan ... makeup effects (uncredited)

Stunts

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Simon Crane ... stunt coordinator
David Cronnelly ... stunts
Mark Henson ... stunts
Vincent Keane ... stunts (as Vincent 'Ginger' Keane)
Sean McCabe ... stunts
Valentino Musetti ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Alex Bailey ... still photographer
Ron Batzdorff ... still photographer: second unit
Fred Brown ... electrician
Barney Davis ... camera trainee
Mark 'Rocky' Evans ... electrician (as Mark Evans)
Randy Farroe ... video tape operator: Las Vegas
Chuck Finch ... gaffer
Stephen Finch ... electrician
Alan Grosch ... generator operator
Darren Grosch ... electrician
Simon Hume ... focus puller
Bill Johnson Jr. ... best boy electric: second unit
Jay Anthony Jones ... second assistant camera: Las Vegas
Paddy Kiely ... clapper loader
Colin Manning ... camera grip
Keith Manning ... crane operator
Billy Merrell ... best boy electric (as Billy Merrill)
S.A. O'Hair ... swing gang: Las Vegas (as Sean O'Hair)
Mike Roberts ... camera operator (as Michael Roberts)
Harvey Rubin ... first assistant camera: second unit
Bubba Sheffield ... key grip: second unit
Mike Valentine ... underwater camera operator (as Michael Valentine)
Bobby Vercruse ... gaffer: second unit
David Williams ... stand-by rigger (as Dave Williams)
Adam Dale ... aerial director of photography (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Mary Gail Artz ... casting: USA
Barbara Cohen ... casting: USA
Kate Dowd ... casting: France
Janey Fothergill ... casting: UK
Rena Lenhard ... extras casting: second unit
Maggie Lunn ... casting: UK

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Nigel Egerton ... wardrobe assistant
Debbie Scott ... assistant costume designer
John Scott ... costume supervisor
Clare Spragge ... wardrobe assistant

Location Management

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Tony Clarkson ... location manager
Don Newman ... location manager: second unit
Angus Smith ... assistant location manager

Music Department

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Niall Acott ... assistant music engineer
Dina Eaton ... music editor
Isobel Griffiths ... musician contractor
Amanda Hughes ... music producer
Steve Price ... music engineer
Mike De Saulles ... violinist (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Grazio Abella ... driver
Jed Bray ... driver
Roy Clarke ... driver
Len Furssedonn ... driver
Gerry Gore ... transportation manager
Keith Hurst ... driver
Ernie Molina ... transportation coordinator: Las Vegas
Ron Narduzzo ... driver

Other crew

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Cristina Avery ... choreographer (as Christina Avery)
Clare Awdry ... assistant: Mr. Chelsom
David Barnes ... circus consultant
Simone Barrera ... production runner
Tania Blunden ... production coordinator (as Tania Windsor)
David Brooks ... accountant: Las Vegas
Christian Capucci ... production assistant: Las Vegas (as Chris Capucci)
Francesca Castellano ... assistant to producer
Sheala Daniell ... assistant production accountant
Sophie Dasic ... assistant production accountant
Sara Desmond ... assistant to coordinators
Nick DeVito ... co-captain: Las Vegas
George Hall ... singing coach: Leslie Caron
Nicky Jarvis ... unit nurse
Johnny Ludlow ... production runner
June McDonald ... script supervisor
Cheryl McHugh ... assistant accountant: Las Vegas
Joleon McLusky ... production runner
Susanne Pearce ... assistant to coordinators
Matthew Penry-Davey ... floor runner
Maggie Phelan ... production accountant
Patric Scott ... unit publicist
Barbara Thaxton ... script supervisor: USA
Braden Toomy ... production assistant: Las Vegas
Julia Wall ... contact: London
Joan Washington ... dialogue coach
Chris Webb ... floor runner
Dee Whitehurst ... production coordinator: second unit
Charles Bodycomb ... armorer (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Tommy Fawkes wants to be a successful comedian but his Las Vegas debut is a failure. He goes back to Blackpool, UK, where his father, also a comedian started and where he spent the summers of his childhood. He starts to search for a partner, a comic relief, with whom he can be famous. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Taglines A Zany Look at Two Comedians Who'll Do Anything for a Laugh! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Les drôles de Blackpool (France)
  • Funny Bones - Tödliche Scherze (Germany)
  • Los comediantes (Spain)
  • Nevess, ha fáj! (Hungary)
  • Il commediante (Italy)
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Runtime
  • 128 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Joanna Lumley was cut out of this film. See more »
Goofs During the final scene, while the camera is showing the police at the base of the pole, a spotlight is throwing a very clear shadow of the camera, complete with 'rubber ducky' antenna on the actors. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Dolores Claiborne/Funny Bones/Major Payne/Circle of Friends/Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of Pecos Bill (1995). See more »
Soundtracks La Mer See more »
Quotes Nicky: Where were you born?
Jack Parker: Blackpool.
Nicky: Why Blackpool?
Jack Parker: I wanted to be near to my mother.
Nicky: Have you lived in Blackpool all your life?
Jack Parker: Not yet.
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