The Stag 2014

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Self-confessed metrosexual Fionnan doesn?t want a stag do, but would happily attend the Hen. Ruth, the now concerned bride-to-be (Amy Huberman), promptly persuades the, marginally more-macho, best man (Andrew Scott) to organise one

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1 hour 34 minutes

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The Stag

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Product Details

Genres Comedy
Director John Butler
Studio Arrow
BBFC rating Suitable for 15 years and over
Rental rights 48 hour viewing period. Details
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

Customer Reviews

3.5 out of 5 stars

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on 18 Jun 2014
Format: DVD
I didn't really know too too much going into this film.I knew that it was about a bachelor party. I really really enjoyed it. It was hilarious in a heart warming way which I think is kind of rare these days. All of the characters were fantastic. The Machine! You want to punch him in the face, but you can't help but end up loving him. It's a comedy with depth, it really touches on Human nature.

I love Andrew Scott to pieces. He has such an amazing range. Just like everything else he blew me away in this.

The ending was so perfect and funny. Definitely a movie worth owning and watching over and over.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Richard Morton on 11 Sep 2014
Format: DVD
The Stags got enough going for it to make it worth a watch - an eclectic cast of characters and some ridiculous situations raise a fair few chuckles and the odd guffaw.

The set up is quick and effective - Fionnan is about to get married and against his better judgement gets roped into a stag trip in the great Irish outdoors with a few of his best buds and one very uninvited guest.Things don't go to plan though (obviously) and various hi-jinks follow - fires, flesh hungry dogs, gun toting locals, loss of clothes and more.

The cast are good, largely led by Andrew Scott (from TV's Sherlock) and Peter McDonald as "The Machine", the previously mentioned uninvited guest who almost walks off with the entire film after his introduction. There's also a few internal struggles, emotional moments and life lessons for the boys along the way. It all bubbles along ok, like I said before, there's enough gags to keep you chuckling. The ending is pure cheese but they just about get away with it.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Searlait on 27 July 2014
Format: DVD
I love Andrew Scott as much as the next person, but despite the majority of these reviews, he isn't actually the highlight of the film. Each character has strengths and all the actors bring emotional depth and something unique to the film. Distinctly Irish, but without falling into traditional themes and tropes, The Stag is more than a few cheap laughs won over with derogatory humour. Considering it's an independent film made with a very low budget, it's an incredible film. Original, sharp, fresh and witty; I'm not sure what film the people giving one star reviews were watching, because it's hard to believe anyone could come out of this without loving it. Would definitely recommend.
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We stumbled across this film one evening after the usual protracted debate about what everyone wanted to watch - with no-one quite agreeing on anything but not wishing to reject each other's tentative suggestions... and then we went for The Stag as comedy is the compromise genre. What a lucky strike - a really funny film that somehow just manages to stay this side of credibility. Yes i know that Hangover and Bridesmaids have done the pre-wedding arena but The Stag doesn't attempt to copycat - it comes across as fresh and original with great performances from the "normal" guys who organise a stag for a groom that really doesn't want one. Not as hilarious as Hangover, less contrived than Bridesmaids and ten times funnier than Bad Neighbours.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Amy on 20 July 2014
Format: DVD
Sweet, funny and touching. A lovely little Irish film. Great use of music and beautiful cinematography
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I really enjoyed this film - had some real heart warming parts and some laugh out loud moments too. Some great characters make this film above average. You kind of know where its going half way through but its still fun to watch. Would recommend.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Amy Williams on 27 Mar 2014
Format: DVD
Brilliant film, hilarious and heartwarming. Some beautiful cinematography and fantastic casting. The sort of film you'll watch again and again.
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Absolutely super. Andrew Scott's performance is superb and what a surprisingly sweet singing voice!! The rest of the crew are also very good and it's a well-written, well-thought out script. recommend!!
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