I Want Candy (2007)

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Tom Riley, Tom Burke, Carmen Electra and Michelle Ryan co-star in British director Stephen Surjik's smutty sex comedy I Want Candy. The picture concerns two film students Baggy (Burke) and Joe (Riley), enrolled at a university in Leatherhead, England. The pair just recently completed a script that they plan to shoot for their graduation thesis, and want to use it to break into the British movie industry. Alas, their professor informs them of a two-minute imposition on the length of the thesis film. Discouraged, Joe and Baggy head off on a trip to London, where they attempt to solicit the interest of producers in the script - but they only succeed in catching the eye of a porn mogul, Doug Perry (Eddie Marsam) who agrees to finance the project if and only if they will turn it into a porno feature and talk ingénue Candy Fiveways (Electra) into starring. Undaunted, the boys set off to locate Candy and convince her to perform in their movie.
Rating: R (for sexual content and language)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By: Stephen Surjik
Written By: Piers Thompson , Peter Hewitt , Phil Hughes , Jamie Minoprio , Jonathan M. Stern
In Theaters: wide
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Magnolia Home Entertainment

Cast

Tom Burke
as Baggy
Carmen Electra
as Candy Fiveways
Jimmy Carr
as Video Store Clerk
Nick Nevern
as Angry Mourner
Miranda Hart
as Working Title Receptionist
Molly Hallam
as Smashing Films Receptionist
David Armand
as Clive Purves
Tom Meeten
as Sergeant Major
Irene Alano
as Mai Ling
Richard Glover
as Professor
Simon Woods
as Film Actor
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Critic Reviews for I Want Candy

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (1)

Ropey bit-part actors - this cheerful exploitation of The Full Monty formula still entertains.

Full Review… | March 23, 2007
Time Out
Top Critic

Billed as 'The British American Pie', a label applied apparently without irony.

Full Review… | November 2, 2012
TheShiznit.co.uk

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Full Review… | July 4, 2012
Shadows on the Wall

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Full Review… | December 6, 2007
Eye for Film

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Full Review… | August 20, 2007
BBC.com

A crude, leering, poorly timed farce.

Full Review… | March 30, 2007
Observer (UK)

Audience Reviews for I Want Candy

A pretty good English attempt at a teen comedy. Quite similar to The girl next door, Weird Science in idea. Low budget but with a pretty strong cast, it has it share of funny moments. The award ceremony part was filmed across the road from where I live!

Dean King
Dean King

Fine sexy UK comedy of two would-be filmmakers making a porn film with a famous porn actress. So hilarious since Barely Legal. GOD, Cameron Electra looks more sexy in the scenes - WHOOO! And I was surprised by seeing British actress Michelle Ryan (New Bionic Woman TV series) appeared in this movie at the first time I ever saw.

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

Was hoping for more but this was a watchable, well rounded comedy with some great lines.

Barry Lappin
Barry Lappin

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