Noises Off... (1992)
Average Rating: 5.7/10
Reviews Counted: 21
Fresh: 12 | Rotten: 9
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Release Date: Mar 20, 1992 Limited
Average Rating: 3.8/5
User Ratings: 7,270
Michael Frayn's frantic West End and Broadway farce makes a literal transformation to the screen in Peter Bogdanoch's faithful adaptation, which is transplanted from the London suburbs to Des Moines, Iowa to accommodate the (mostly) American cast. Michael Caine stars as director Lloyd Fellowes, assigned to bring the successful British sex farce "Nothing On" to the boards in America. In an intricate technical rehearsal, Lloyd puts his cast through their paces -- Garry Lejuene (John Ritter), an
Mar 20, 1992 Limited
May 4, 2004
Buena Vista Pictures
Dotty Otley, Mrs. Cl...
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Belinda Blair, Flavi...
Frederick Dallas, Ph...
Garry Lejeune, Roger...
Brooke Ashton, Vicki
Rosie de Sanctis
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J. Christopher Sulli...
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Wendy Dawn Wilson
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one can't help laughing at at least some of the film's best gags
Extremely energetic theater farce benefits from a colorful (and inexhaustable) ensemble.
Works much better as stage vehicle, but loaded with stars and laughs.
Someone turned the farce up to eleven.
Very entertaining theater comedy. Maintains theatrical feel as the farce continues.
It was better on stage, but the movie isn't unwatchable
Okay film version of a play that probably works better onstage.
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