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St. Trinian's (2007)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Family | 21 December 2007 (UK)
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In order to save their bankrupt school, a group of troublesome girls stage a robbery with a group of geniuses on their backs

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Piers Ashworth (screenplay), Jamie Minoprio (additional material) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Talulah Riley ... Annabelle Fritton
Rupert Everett ... Carnaby Fritton / Camilla Fritton
Jodie Whittaker ... Beverly
Gemma Arterton ... Kelly
Kathryn Drysdale ... Taylor
Juno Temple ... Celia
Antonia Bernath ... Chloe
Amara Karan ... Peaches
Tamsin Egerton ... Chelsea
Lily Cole ... Polly
Paloma Faith ... Andrea
Holli Mckee ... Tara (as Holly Mackie)
Cloi Mckee ... Tania
Esme Thompson Esme Thompson ... 1st Year Bookie
Bel Parker Bel Parker ... Aerial Girl
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Storyline

St Trinians proudly continues to represent the unacceptable face of British education. When the new Minister of Education announces he will personally sort the place out he doesn't realise either the enormity of the task or that the headmistress is an old flame. The school is anyway threatened with closure by their bank; with the staff clearly a waste of space the girls realise the responsibility to save the day falls on them. Perhaps ripping off the girl with the pearl earring (a painting by Johannes Vermeer) might be the way out? Written by J-26

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Taglines:

School Can Be A Riot.

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, drug and alcohol content, sexual material and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The concept and name for St Trinian's was originally taken by Ronald Searle from St Trinnean's school in Edinburgh, which was established by Miss C. Fraser Lee and opened on 4 October 1922 with sixty girls, at 10 Palmerston Road. The school has since closed down, and is now Edinburgh University's Pollock Halls (of Residence). The school's existence became widely known when it advertised a reunion coffee party for old girls in The Scotsman in September 1955. By this time the fictional school was very well-known; the typesetter incorrectly used Searle's spelling in the advertisement. In an interview with the "Sunday Express" the headmistress firmly denied that her girls were anything like their fictional counterparts. See more »

Goofs

When Flash comes to see what the girls are selling, the number plates on the car say GU06 SBX, but when he leaves the number plates read BN 0413. The new plates are German short time plates (registered in the city of Bonn) and they expired in April 2003. See more »

Quotes

Chelsea: Oh my god! You want us to steal Scarlett Johansson?
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Crazy Credits

In the end credits, there is a credit which reads "MISS EVERETT'S COSTUMES BY..." See more »

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References Apollo 13 (1995) See more »

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Love Is In The Air
Written by Harry Vanda, George Young
EMI Music Publishing, Ltd.
Performed by Colin Firth, Rupert Everett
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Good in parts
31 December 2007 | by ic2See all my reviews

Mixed views like the mixed reviews really.

Firstly this is a film for the tweenies (12-15 I would have thought) though on the night we went despite the 12a certificate there were 5 and 6 year olds there. Most of the humour was for kids, though there were enough references to amuse adults and lots of references to other films.

Everett was superb as a the headmistress, and remembering that this was slapstick, absolutely fine. Not so convinced by Colin Firth, but he was OK. Russell Brandt seemed nervous. Otherwise everone else played their roll perfectly. The young actors were splendid.

As stated, a good film for young teenagers who can identify with the schoolgirl antics, and in our cinema they were laughing from the beginning.

Not a patch on the originals? Well different. The originals were 40 to 50 years ago and they were made in a different age. I like them, but do they appeal to 12 and 15 year olds today? This is the problem with remakes, we always compare them with the "classic" and find them wanting.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 December 2007 (UK) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

GBP7,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$29,066,681
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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