Shooting Fish (1998)



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Calling to mind the whimsical, swinging London comedies of the 1960s, such as the Blake Edwards Pink Panther films and the collaborations of The Beatles with director Richard Lester, this frantic romantic comedy is an airy, pop example of the British New Wave. Dylan Dan Futterman and Jez Stuart Townsend are friends from opposite sides of the Atlantic using their special skills -- Dylan is a slick-talking American, while Jez is a humble British computer expert -- to bilk England's wealthy. Both … More

Rating: PG (For thematic elements, suggestive humor and language)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Stefan Schwartz, Richard Holmes
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 19, 1999
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

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as Mr. Gilzean

as Mr. Ray

as Mrs. Cummins

as Dylan's Headmistress

as Mrs. Ross

as Jez's Teacher

as Samuel (age 8)

as Antonia (age 8)

as Jez (age 8)

as IRS Man

as Dylan (age 8)

as Mr. Greenaway

as Bank Clerk

as Mrs. Stratton-Luce

as Car Park Attendant

as Mrs. Furnival-Jones

as Vigilante

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as Bandaged Baby

as Gasometer Foreman

as Boy with Tennis Ball

as Chauffeur

as Detective

as Mr. Collyns

as Magistrate

as Church Vicar

as Bridesmaid

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as Panfield

as Weighing-in Official

as Race Commentator

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Critic Reviews for Shooting Fish

All Critics (41) | Top Critics (10)

Full Review… | April 12, 2002
Globe and Mail
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
San Francisco Chronicle
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Detroit News
Top Critic

The chemistry between the leads is undeniable

June 11, 2005

Dan Futterman, Stuart Townsend and, especially, Kate Beckinsale have enough charisma for this film and a sequel or two.

| August 16, 2002
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

A good, old-fashioned romantic comedy.

Full Review… | March 17, 2002
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Audience Reviews for Shooting Fish


It was alright...

Leigh Ryan

Super Reviewer

Brilliant film and very funny.

Barry Lappin

Super Reviewer

One of the funniest british comedies I ever saw. A very young Kate Beckinsale. A great young cast. Watch this and thank me later.

Tim Salsgiver

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