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I'll Be There (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 1 August 2003 (USA)
An off-beat comedy about a former 80s pop star (Craig Ferguson) whose downward spiral is halted when he discovers he has a teenage daughter (Charlotte Church), the product of a weekend love affair.

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Craig Ferguson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Craig Ferguson ... Paul Kerr
Charlotte Church ... Olivia Edmonds
Jemma Redgrave ... Rebecca Edmonds
Stephen Noonan Stephen Noonan ... Gordano (as Steve Noonan)
Ralph Brown ... Digger
Ian McNeice ... Graham
Imelda Staunton ... Dr. Bridget
Anthony Head ... Sam Gervasi (as Anthony Stewart Head)
Joss Ackland ... Evil Edmonds - The BeeLzeeBOPS
Joseph Alessi Joseph Alessi ... Enzo
Ravi Aujla Ravi Aujla ... Dr. Nahar
Marion Bailey ... Mary
Dominic Cooper ... Boyfriend
Poppy Elliott ... Girlfriend
Danny Webb ... Denny Wise
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Storyline

A washed-up 80's pop star suddenly has a new direction in life when he discovers that he has a teenage daughter, Olivia, in Cardiff, Wales. The result of a weekend affair he had back at the height of his fame produced Olivia, a newspaper delivery girl for the South Wales Echo. He arrives in the small Welsh town, unsettling the life of his ex-lover while inspiring his newfound daughter to follow in his footsteps with a musical career of her own, against the wishes of her mother. Written by Anonymous

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Olivia just met the perfect man for her Mom... Her Dad. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for drug references, some sexual humor/nudity and brief language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Warner Bros. [UK]

Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 August 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Family Business See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

'Craig Ferguson' was in a motorbike accident shortly after filming began. He broke several ribs and his collarbone. All scenes throughout the movie where you see him using his left hand while his right hand hangs nearly useless were done shortly after the accident when he couldn't move the right side of his body without considerable pain. See more »

Quotes

Paul Kerr: [learning that he has been sanctioned and has to remain in the mental hospital] Jesus Christ!
Dr. Bridget: Please don't blaspheme. Dr. Nahar is a born-again Christian.
Paul Kerr: [looks from Dr. Bridget to Dr. Nahar and back] And you're worried about me?
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Connections

References Letter to Brezhnev (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Trouble
Written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
Performed by Joss Ackland (as Evil Edmunds and The BeeLzeeBOPS)
Produced by Budd Carr and Robert Schaper (as Bob Schaper)
Courtesy of Morgan Creek Records
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One of the most enjoyable movies that I have seen in a very long time.
8 August 2003 | by tabycatSee all my reviews

This movie had all of the elements of a good time. Wonderful cast, lots of laughing, music to tap your feet and terrific scenery. Craig Ferguson, did an outstanding tour de force with writing,acting etc. He's a joy to behold. Charlotte Church, moved me, she was just right, and her voice, like an angel. It's a movie for the whole family, without being a Disney movie. I am looking forward to seeing it again and again.


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