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Stan & Ollie (2018)

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Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song - a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain.

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Jon S. Baird

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Jeff Pope
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What Coogan & Reilly Learned From 'Stan & Ollie'

Stan & Ollie stars John C. Reilly and Steve Coogan reveal what they learned about comedy legends Laurel and Hardy, and share their comic inspirations.

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Cast

Credited cast:
John C. Reilly ... Oliver Hardy
Steve Coogan ... Stan Laurel
Shirley Henderson ... Lucille Hardy
Stephanie Hyam
Nina Arianda ... Ida Kitaeva Laurel
Danny Huston ... Hal Roach
Rufus Jones ... Bernard Delfont
Susy Kane ... Cynthia Clark
Richard Cant Richard Cant ... Harry Langdon
Ella Kenion ... Holiday Camp Organizer
John Henshaw John Henshaw ... Nobby Cook
Sanjeev Kohli Sanjeev Kohli ... Manager of Glasgow Empire
Lucy Appleton ... Audience Member
Bentley Kalu ... Elephant Wrangler
Keith MacPherson Keith MacPherson ... James Finlayson
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Storyline

The true story of Hollywood's greatest comedy double act, Laurel and Hardy, is brought to the big screen for the first time. Starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as the inimitable movie icons, Stan and Ollie is the heart-warming story of what would become the pair's triumphant farewell tour. With their golden era long behind them, the pair embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland. Despite the pressures of a hectic schedule, and with the support of their wives Lucille (Shirley Henderson) and Ida (Nina Arianda) - a formidable double act in their own right - the pair's love of performing, as well as for each other, endures as they secure their place in the hearts of their adoring public.

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The untold story of the world's greatest comedy act.


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UK | Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 2019 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Helan & Halvan See more »

Filming Locations:

Bristol, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$78,104, 30 December 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$807,993, 21 January 2019
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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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Dedicated to the memory of Lois Laurel, Stan Laurel's daughter, who died in 2017. See more »

Goofs

In the 1930s County Hospital scene, Stan brings Ollie some white hard boiled eggs. The reproduced 1953 scene on the English stage tour uses brown eggs. Brown hens eggs were rarely seen in the UK before the late 1960s. See more »

Quotes

Oliver Hardy: You're not leaving, are you, Stan? The show must go on.
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A Fine Mess..? Not at all
18 December 2018 | by kirklairdSee all my reviews

I've just had the rare pleasure of watching a film that can be classed as truly remarkable at an Unlimited Cineworld screening. This will be a future classic with The Godfather Part 2, Raging Bull, Lincoln etc. John C Reilly IS Oliver Hardy. A possible awards contender? Most definitely. Steve Coogan I think is Stan Laurel's Love child. Both remarkable and thoroughly believable performances. Being a lifelong fan of Laurel & Hardy, this could quite easily be the two men themselves. I read another review mentioning the first 4 or 5 minute shot. Beautifully woven and assembled. As good as La La Land. If you like L&H, even if you don't, this film will surely make you smile and quite possibly cry too. I didn't.....honest..!


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