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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

Writer:

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

Jeff Pope has described Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy as his heroes. See more »

Quotes

Stan Laurel: [sees Tower Bridge] There it is, the Eiffel Tower.
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Referenced in Granada Reports: 1 October 2018: Lunchtime Bulletin (2018) See more »

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A gem of a movie
17 December 2018 | by neill-dunwoody-807-181790See all my reviews

To be honest I knew very little about Laurel and Hardy before seeing this movie, but from old clips and maybe then occasional reruns of their movies on tv in 80s when I was a kid, John C Reilly and Steve Coogan we're perfect for the roles. It's a great movie and beautifully shot with some heartfelt laughs. As for the ladies who played their wives you could easily give them a stand alone movie they were brilliant.


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