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The Inbetweeners Movie (2011)

R | | Comedy | 17 August 2011 (UK)
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Four socially troubled 18-year-olds from the south of England go on holiday to Malia.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Simon Bird ... Will MacKenzie
James Buckley ... Jay Cartwright
Blake Harrison ... Neil Sutherland
Joe Thomas ... Simon Cooper
Emily Head ... Carli D'Amato
Lydia Rose Bewley ... Jane
Laura Haddock ... Alison
Tamla Kari ... Lucy
Jessica Knappett ... Lisa
Theo Barklem-Biggs ... Richard
Theo James ... James
Anthony Head ... Will's Dad
Victoria Willing ... Mrs. Cartwright
Greg Davies ... Mr. Gilbert
Henry Lloyd-Hughes ... Mark Donovan
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Storyline

Best friends Will McKenzie, Simon Cooper, Jay Cartwright and Neil Sutherland - who are not among the social outcasts, but also not cool enough to hang out with the cool kids who they aspire to be - have just graduated from their suburban London high school. Simon has finally been able to get Carli D'Amato, who he has been in love with since they were children, to be his girlfriend. Largely because they will be going away to different schools in the fall, Carli breaks up with him. To get Simon's singularly focused mind off Carli, his three best mates decide to take him on vacation for two weeks to get some sun, sand and girls before they move onto the next chapter of their lives in the fall. Neil makes the decision for them to go to Malia on the isle of Crete, a popular summer tourist destination for many a Brit. Jay, with inheritance money in hand, believes he can have the pick of any girl he wants. Neil has to decide what constitutes not cheating on his girlfriend, Nicole. Will wants... Written by Huggo

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Out of school. Out of the country. Out of their league. See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong crude and sexual content, some graphic nudity, language, alcohol and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 2011 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Inbetweeners Movie See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

GBP3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$36,000, 9 September 2012

Gross USA:

$36,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$88,025,781
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Originally, Mark Donovan; who bullied the Inbetweeners in the TV series, was to have a larger role in the film where he would follow the lads to Malia, but the writers couldn't fit it into the script so the idea was scrapped. See more »

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After Jay and Simon argue and attempt to fight, Jay walks away and kicks a nearby metal bench. The bench is empty when he kicks it, but in the next zoomed-out shot a man is seen sitting on the bench. See more »

Quotes

Middle-Aged Woman: [a woman who is at least in her fifties leaves the group's hotel after sleeping with Neil]
Middle-Aged Woman: Don't worry lads, kitty won't bite. Not now she's been fed.
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Alternate Versions

There is an extended version with roughly 4 minuets of extra footage. This includes alternate narration by Will, Will, Simon and Neil going to the toilets before meeting the girls after the dance, Simon and Will spotting Mr Gilbert at a drinking contest, Simon and Jay fight again after finding out Jay ripped the cruise tickets. See more »

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The Inbetweeners Movies Is The Funniest Film Of Year By A Clear Mile
17 August 2011 | by ThomasamillsSee all my reviews

If you are like me and you love the inbetweeners television show, then the movie will have been much anticipated. I am pleased to report that the movie is not a disappointment. Will, Simon, Jay and Neil are all together as the group head out to Malia for a lads holiday after leaving school. It is meant to be the holiday of a life time, but in classic inbetweeners style not everything goes to plan.

The film is meant to be a fair well to the guys after three very successful TV series and the lads go out in style. The opening of the film sees Simon being dumped by Carli, which gives Jay the idea that the group should leave their troubles behind and have a holiday full of drink, girls and many other things. The holiday shows the boys at the highest of highs and the lowest of lows, but in the end having the time of their lives.

These characters have made me laugh for the past couple of years on television and I was sad to hear that the third series would be the last. However I was pleasantly surprised when I heard about the movie being made. It would be a final send off to four of the funniest faces on TV. The film (just like the show) gives each character their own problems and triumphs as the film goes on and as we expect, some very embarrassing moments. The film is very funny and has numerous laugh out loud moments, but the great thing is the spirit of the film. It has a good heart and a script that gives the characters we care about fitting conclusions.

The credit has to be given to the writers Ian Morris and Damon Beesley who wrote the show as well. This is more then just a spin off from the show, it is a uplifting tale for the four boys full of plenty of laughs. I hope the film receives praise from the critics as it is more then just the comedy of the year, but in my mind one of the best films of the year.

Never disappointed or bored at any point in the film, the inbetweeners movie is a wonderful tale of coming of age. You will be pushed to find a more entertaining and funny film all year. I loved it!


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