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Once Upon A Time In The Midlands

1 h 44 min200315
Rhys Ifans, Shirley Henderson and Robert Carlyle star in Shane Meadows' charming spaghetti-western style comedy. A criminal returns to his hometown in Nottingham and tries to win back his ex, but he's got competition. 2002
Rhys IfansRobert CarlyleRicky Tomlinson
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Shirley HendersonKathy Burke
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498 global ratings

  1. 55% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 15% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 14% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 9% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 6% of reviews have 1 stars
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Tommy WReviewed in the United Kingdom on 17 August 2021
1.0 out of 5 stars
Utter Garbage
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Watched 15 minutes of this trash, very dated, not very funny but it does have a good cast, all of them must regret being involved with this project of ineptitude apart from Robert Carlyle who has specialised in poor quality 2nd rate projects for many years. I begrudge it every penny of the 99p I spent renting it.
Carol T.Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 14 January 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Very good film, well worth watching.
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This is such a good film, I'm so glad I bought it! I've watched it over and over again, and I still laugh every time I watch it. All the actors in it are brilliant, and give a very convincing performance, definitely worth watching!
Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United Kingdom on 10 August 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
A less known little beauty
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This film is a hidden gem , it’s got brilliant British actors in , it’s well made it’s funny it’s touching also
What is real love? Fireworks? excitement ? Or stability presence , reliability, ? Find out .., rent the film
LindanReviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 June 2021
3.0 out of 5 stars
A great cast could not save the poor script
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The storyline seemed a bit week. Didn’t seem to be going anywhere . Only watched first half, it may have picked up later but we lost interest.
NormanReviewed in the United Kingdom on 14 August 2021
4.0 out of 5 stars
A decent comedy
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A nice easy going funny at times comedy film and we thought it was worth paying to watch it , kept us awake and interested .
Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United Kingdom on 08 September 2018
2.0 out of 5 stars
Same actors, same characters bah blah blah
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Cliche characters, some going through the motions acting from too familiar faces and quite a disappointing failure compared with many of Mr Meadows other films..
jacqui weirReviewed in the United Kingdom on 28 June 2017
5.0 out of 5 stars
Well worth watching!
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Loved this when I first saw it on television and it is a cracking story. Robert Carlyle plays a real waster in this and as always is a brilliant actor.
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Mrs J A KempReviewed in the United Kingdom on 08 August 2021
2.0 out of 5 stars
Big names in a mediocre film
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This film was mildly amusing but with the well known cast, we were expecting more.
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