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Eaten by Lions (2018)

When Pete and Omar lose their beloved Gran they go in search of Omar's estranged father, confronting him on the day of his daughters engagement party.

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Jason Wingard
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Antonio Aakeel ... Omar
Jack Carroll Jack Carroll ... Pete
Asim Chaudhry ... Irfan
Johnny Vegas ... Ray
Vicki Pepperdine Vicki Pepperdine ... Ellen
Kevin Eldon ... Ken
Sarah Hoare ... Amy
Nitin Ganatra ... Malik
Tom Binns Tom Binns ... Fortune Teller
Stephanie Fayerman ... Gran
Hayley Tamaddon ... Sara
Darshan Jariwala ... Saftar
Natalie Davies Natalie Davies ... Parveen
Christopher Hollinshead ... Mike
Ali Kahn Ali Kahn ... Ray's Wife
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Storyline

Omar and Pete are half brothers. When their parents are eaten by lions they embark on a journey to find Omar's real father. What follows is a funny, heart-warming journey of self-discovery for both boys...in Blackpool. The Choudray family represents a truly contemporary example of modern multicultural Britain - but what will the brothers make of their eccentric newfound family? Will they be going to Mecca or Mecca bingo? In contrast to the old fashioned stereotypes about Blackpool, the comedy is sharp, current and non-stop.

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Two boys...three dads

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Comedy

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Official Sites:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

29 March 2019 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Eaten by Lions See more »

Filming Locations:

Manchester, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$99,276
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Company Credits

Production Co:

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

An aerial shot of Blackpool Tower shows the scaffolding around the 'neck' from when it was being painted, but in the next shot (from ground level) the scaffolding has gone. See more »

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References Hospital People (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Ride of the Valkyries
Composed by Richard Wagner
Performed by The Prague Symphony Orchestra
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19 November 2019 | by donnaguinivanSee all my reviews

Love British films and this is one of those feel good films that we do well. Loved the great cast and Johnny Vegas was super as usual. I liked the fact that for once someone with special needs was featured as a real character.


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