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Run For Your Wife (2013)




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John Smith is a taxi driver and the happiest man in the world. He loves his job, he loves his wife and he loves South London where they live and he also loves North London where he lives with his other wife. And his wives love him because he's the sweetest, most lovable, most cheerful husband in the world. Perfect! Until one day he does something heroic by saving an old bag lady from two young muggers. John's ideal existence is immediately threatened by the press, the police and his best friend Gary, who, in attempting to help John cover up his marital deception, only achieves further mayhem.


Critic Reviews for Run For Your Wife

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (1)

Run for the exit.

February 14, 2013 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

It's hard to believe that the play could have warranted a 9-year theatrical run in 1983. I guess the past really is a foreign country. One populated exclusively by toddlers.

February 19, 2013 | Full Review…

Truly dire. An offensive, witless farrago... The film's social attitudes - to homosexuality, women, marriage - appear to have been preserved in mothballs since the 1970s. Given air now, they give off an offensive odour.

February 16, 2013 | Full Review…

British farces work on stage, but usually feel agonisingly stupid on screen. And this is a worst-case scenario, as playwright Cooney adapts his classic 1983 farce without even the slightest adjustment for the cinema.

February 15, 2013 | Rating: 1.5/5 | Full Review…

Unfortunately, there's no irony or retro self-awareness about this adaptation, which is played as if the last 30 years simply haven't happened.

February 15, 2013 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

It is abysmal, dealing in outdated stereotypes that will leave you in a state of appalled amazement.

February 15, 2013 | Rating: 0/5 | Full Review…

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