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The Harry Hill Movie 2013

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Surreal comedy starring award-winning British comedian, author and TV presenter Harry Hill. Featuring machine gun-toting chickens and a terminally ill hamster, the film follows Harry and his Nan (Julie Walters) as they travel to Blackpool while being pursued by a mentally unstable veterinarian (Simon Bird). While on the journey, the pair are met with a whole host of other weird and wonderful characters including Harry's long-lost twin Otto (Matt Lucas) and Michelle (Sheridan Smith), an underwater shell person.

Starring:
Harry Hill
Rental Formats:
DVD, Blu-ray

Product Details

Discs
  • Feature parental_guidance
Runtime 1 hour 28 minutes
Starring Harry Hill
Director Steve Bendelack
Genres Comedy
Studio ENTERTAINMENT IN VIDEO
Rental release 14 April 2014
Main languages English
Hearing impaired subtitles English
Discs
  • Feature parental_guidance
Runtime 1 hour 28 minutes
Starring Harry Hill
Director Steve Bendelack
Genres Comedy
Studio ENTERTAINMENT IN VIDEO
Rental release 14 April 2014
Main languages English
Hearing impaired subtitles English

Customer Reviews

Top Customer Reviews

By Ian Armer VINE VOICE on 29 Mar. 2014
Format: Blu-ray
Okay, I concede - it probably shouldn't have been a cinema release, but did it really deserve the amount of vitriol poured over it? Some people obviously think so, because The Harry Hill Movie took a royal bashing by the critics and quite a few audience members. Why? Well, it's blatantly obvious why - the movie is a 70's throwback (Replace Harry, Nan and Abu with The Goodies) that tries to please the whole family but is possibly too genteel for modern tastes yet too post-modern surreal for the older generations.

Well, I really liked it, but you sort of have to tune in to the wavelength in order to fully appreciate it. The humour is genuine Harry Hill - not the mainstream TV Burp - and more akin to his stage shows than his more well-known TV series. The acting is very good, the songs are great, it's certainly not 'boring' and even if it is slightly hit and miss, the hit ratio is certainly higher than the misses.

Maybe it's not nasty enough? It's lacking the more explicit vicious streak that creeps into Hill's comedy, but I quite liked Harry's almost uncaring nonchalance about anything in the story that didn't directly affect himself. His constant dismissal of Abu (and the pay off) is gleefully rotten and Harry comes across as a selfish (if strangely likeable) caricature of his comedy creation.

The film refuses to pander to the TV Burp crowd (no Knitted Character here) but maybe that link to past glories might have anchored the movie as it feels quite adrift in a free-form comedy universe that seems to be finding its feet.

I can't say you'll enjoy it as much as I did. Maybe you will, maybe you won't - but if you are willing to go with the flow and plug into the humour, there's a lot of fun to be had here.
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Format: Blu-ray
I have just finished watching this on a streaming service, and came here immediately to buy the Blu Ray! I absolutely loved it,didn't know what to expect, but was hooked in minutes. It's a combination of slapstick and surreal humour that gels wonderfully.If like me you'd been put off by all the negative reviews, give it a go you maybe surprised!
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Format: DVD Verified Purchase
Best kids movie I have ever seen - if you've got slightly alternative humour this will be right up your street. If not, you may not get it. Jim Broadbent's cameo role was comedy gold, the Magic Numbers were hilarious and Julie Walters was sensational. "What's Jesus backwards?" is one of my favourite comedy lines of all time. Watch it!
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If you don't like Harry's daft humour you wouldn.t buy this anyway. My wife and daughter (13) saw this at cinema and both enjoyed it, so got DVD for Christmas. As mad as you would expect, and probably funnier.
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This is Harry Hill at his bonkers best. Bought this after my 5 year old son watched it at a friend's house, and now he can watch it again and again. He loves Harry and now quotes him for comedy effect!
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Format: DVD
It's rare for me to review a movie but I felt compelled to warn other potential viewers to steer clear of this one. Okay, it's a Harry Hill movie so one should rightly expect and hope for hilarious off the wall comedy......but I was hugely disappointed. The plot is mindless, the brightly coloured sets/locations nauseating and the humour, though incredibly childish, would even bore a young child to death within minutes. Even the amazing talents of Julie Walters could not save this self-indulgent nonsense. Don't go there...
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Format: DVD
This is a really good family film, especially if you're a fan of the man himself.

It stars Harry Hill, Julie Walters, Matt Lucas, Jim Broadbent, Simon Bird, Sheridan Smith and a few other well known British faces and it is essentially a road movie involving a hamster (voiced by Jonny Vegas). If you like slapstick and one liners (usual of Hill's TV shows You've Been Framed and TV Burp) then you will probably like this as well.

It is aimed at kids but a few of the innuendous adult reerences are funny, and Walters steals the show as Hill's zany Nan.
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Format: DVD
The only way I can describe this is it's so bad it's great I really like it no idea why just a happy feel good film in a crappy sort of way.
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