The Parole Officer (2001)
Average Rating: 6/10
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Release Date: Jan 1, 2001 Wide
Average Rating: 3.4/5
User Ratings: 6,090
British television comic Steve Coogan made his first bid for a big-screen career in this comedy, in which he plays Simon Garden, a singularly inept parole officer who has not had terribly good luck with his clients -- after many years on the job, only three of the former prisoners he's been looking after have avoided returning to a life of crime. Garden is transferred from his post in Blackpool to a new assignment in Manchester, and it isn't long before he finds himself in hot water. Garden
Jan 1, 2001 Wide
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Coogan é um comediante excepcional - assim, mesmo trabalhando com um roteiro mediano (de sua própria autoria), consegue arrancar algumas boas risadas.
Combining all the best elements of home-grown rom-coms and gangster capers, this breathes fresh life into both genres.
Audience Reviews for The Parole Officer
- Detective-Inspector Burton: I won't lay a finger on you. But you'll go to prison. And when those nonces and those perverts get hold of a clever boy like you - and I'll make sure they do - they'll be queueing up round the block. You're going to end up with an arsehole like a clown's pocket.
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