Alan Partridge

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6.91 h 30 min2014R
Steve Coogan reprises his most popular role as the iconic Alan Partridge, the famous local radio DJ and one time talk show host. Alan finds himself at the center of a siege when a disgruntled fellow DJ (Colm Meaney) decides to hold their station hostage after learning that he's getting fired by the new management.
Directors
Declan Lowney
Starring
Steve CooganColm MeaneyFelicity Montagu
Genres
ComedyActionSuspense
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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Supporting actors
Simon Greenall
Producers
Kevin LoaderHenry Normal
Studio
Magnolia Pictures
Rating
R (Restricted)
Content advisory
Alcohol usefoul languagenuditysexual contentsubstance useviolence
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4.4 out of 5 stars

263 global ratings

  1. 69% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 15% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 11% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 4% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 2% of reviews have 1 stars
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Yuna MarielReviewed in the United States on March 1, 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
Lovely film. Only wish there was more Partridge to go around/that it wasn't content-locked to UK!
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What a truly wonderful romp. The shotgun gag gave me nightmares, but the rest was perfect, and I'm so happy to see Colm Meaney in just about anything. The ending with its multiple fakeouts was and will always be almost perfect in its execution, and there really is nothing like the scene where they escape and are broadcasting mobile.

If you're not familiar with Alan Partridge, he's kind of a "forced meme" personified. He keeps getting new shows and movies mostly because people want him to, and they follow his life as he makes tumbles and turns through broadcasting media, as an overconfident twit you love to see in denial about his own irrelevance. The closest American character I can think of is Jack Donaghy from 30 Rock. If you love seeing white men lampooning white men, this is about as good as it gets.
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CFReviewed in the United States on July 24, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
If you like Shaun of the Dead. or Hot Fuzz, you'll enjoy this movie.
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Going into it, I'd thought it'd be just another British comedy based around a nonsensical situation, yet it does that point to another level; Slapstick British comedy, in it's purest form, where the jokes aren't so obviously setup for modern appeasement.

Every scene is worth watching again, because it has subtle notes of comedy that might not be apparent through the first watch through.
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lmReviewed in the United States on April 18, 2022
5.0 out of 5 stars
If you have not seen this...I need to ask your excuse!
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I cannot grovel enough like in the holy grail, but Steve Coogan, and I must research more on the credits...go see this immediately. No, I have no feedback, until it has been memorized, along with the Roachford opening commute, the rhythm track, anything Lyn does, all 3 Jason references, and how did Alan fall asleep watching his mate beg for help while duct taped...please give Norfolk Digital or Shape the credit it deserves! Then watch everything Steve Coogan has ever done.
Daniel CascaddanReviewed in the United States on August 13, 2021
4.0 out of 5 stars
A Lot of Fun
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I really enjoyed this movie, and one particular aspect aside (fortunately), it was a LOT more like my experience several years working in commercial radio than my beloved WKRP in Cincinnati ever was. This movie is funny and very entertaining. There is one tiny part that is different from the rest of the movie, but is my favorite. It is such good contrast. Pay particular attention to the main character while he is driving to work.
Daniel GenisReviewed in the United States on August 8, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Funny work for anglophiles like me!
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Excellent comedy; as often, the British version is dry and for high-IQ audiences. Most of the humor depends on class conflict. If you don't understand why something is in bad taste and repeat platitudes like 'different strokes for different folks' or some such nonsense, this is not for you. Although anyone would find the tupperwear box of feces being treated like a bomb hilarious.
Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United States on July 8, 2021
3.0 out of 5 stars
amusing running around
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sort of a cross between Ricky Gervais and Chevy Chase. In any case, fun to watch this self-centered egomaniac run around and interacting with people in a ludicrous way. amusing character, with some amusing situations.
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Georgia HollingerReviewed in the United States on December 8, 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
Interesting AND funny!!
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I liked this movie, and Alan Partridge never disappoints me. I rarely rent a movie, but this was worth it.
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Kindle CustomerReviewed in the United States on July 11, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Very funny
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There's a lot of hilarious dialogue in this. No message here, just funny characters acting "above their station."
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