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Stan & Ollie (2018)

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Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song - a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain.

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Jon S. Baird

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Jeff Pope
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
John C. Reilly ... Oliver Hardy
Steve Coogan ... Stan Laurel
Shirley Henderson ... Lucille Hardy
Stephanie Hyam
Danny Huston ... Hal Roach
Nina Arianda ... Ida Kitaeva Laurel
Rufus Jones ... Bernard Delfont
Susy Kane ... Cynthia Clark
Ella Kenion ... Holiday Camp Organizer
Harry Hepple ... Wally Brady
Bentley Kalu ... Elephant Wrangler
Sanjeev Kohli Sanjeev Kohli ... Manager of Glasgow Empire
Lucy Appleton ... Audience Member
Roger Ringrose ... Doctor
Joseph Balderrama ... James Horne
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Storyline

The true story of Hollywood's greatest comedy double act, Laurel and Hardy, is brought to the big screen for the first time. Starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as the inimitable movie icons, Stan and Ollie is the heart-warming story of what would become the pair's triumphant farewell tour. With their golden era long behind them, the pair embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland. Despite the pressures of a hectic schedule, and with the support of their wives Lucille (Shirley Henderson) and Ida (Nina Arianda) - a formidable double act in their own right - the pair's love of performing, as well as for each other, endures as they secure their place in the hearts of their adoring public.

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The untold story of the world's greatest comedy act.


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Rated PG for some language, and for smoking | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 2019 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Bristol, England, UK See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Laurel & Hardy also visited the Republic of Ireland on their final tour where they were warmly greeted by hundreds of people. See more »

Quotes

Oliver Hardy: You're not leaving, are you, Stan? The show must go on.
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Referenced in Granada Reports: 1 October 2018: Lunchtime Bulletin (2018) See more »

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Laurel and Hardy are alive and well
27 October 2018 | by deanokSee all my reviews

I've been a massive Laurel and Hardy fan been since I was a kid....... and I've watched their films over and over again through the years so I am very familiar with how they talk ,move and dance... which makes Steve Coogan and John C Reillys' performance even more amazing. They 100% nail their performances.... Even if you haven't heard of Laurel and Hardy (where have you been ??)...you should still enjoy this for film as it's a great look behind the scenes of early hollywood and a really touching story.. I must stress this is a drama not a comedy film although there are some comic moments....( surprisingly a lot of the comedy comes from the boys wives who also were played to perfection ) Basically it's a Love Story between two good friends. Stan and Ollie... It's beautifully shot and hopefully it will bring L and H to a new generation of fans


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