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      Bullshot

      PG 1983 1 hr. 25 min. Comedy List
      Reviews 69% 100+ Ratings Audience Score Capt. Hugh "Bullshot" Crummond (Alan Shearman) and his dogfighting foe (Diz White) meet again, this time on land. Read More Read Less

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      Audience Member A funny film in and of itself very ott. Even better if your familiar with Bulldog Drummond,Biggles and the like. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/15/23 Full Review Audience Member This is not a typical parody in the Airplane variety, it's more subtle. You must be a fan of all things British to completely enjoy this film. Some really good laughs, but you have to pay close attention. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/31/23 Full Review Audience Member An absolutely hilarious film - a MUST see ! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/13/23 Full Review Audience Member Initially panned and mauled by critics on its release, which meant audiences missed out, 'Bullshot' is one of those oft-forgotten films that needs re-appraisal and has the ability to turn into a 'cult classic'. The fact that it was a successful theatre play, written by the three main actors who write and star in the film version too, is an interesting fact as it really doesn't feel like that watching the film. Most stage plays that have been turned into movies have their theatrical roots showing but this one is quite the opposite. Alan Shearman, Diz White and Ron House have created a stand-alone film that is witty, fast-paced and over-the-top silly. A parody of 'Bulldog Drummond' (s series of novels with the main character akin to a 1930s James Bond), this hits the mark in every aspect. The pace never slackens, the editing is sometimes a bit choppy, the performances are all heightened, and there is a nice through-line of satire as well as love for the era they are parodying. The extended cameos by the more well-known Billy Connolly and Mel Smith are well-crafted and don't detract from a cast that won't be recognised by Joe Public. Nowadays, I'm sure, this would've led to the inevitable sequel and it's a real shame there wasn't another Shot of Bull to be injected into the audience's funny bones. Silly, fun, and surreal; it's just been released on DVD, so pick yourself up a copy. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/05/23 Full Review Audience Member One of the funniest films ever made Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/14/23 Full Review Audience Member I love the movie, the stage show with the same cast is amazing as well. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/13/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times Material like this is so zany, so willfully implausible, that unless the actors play it with reckless abandon, it looks odd, not funny. Rated: 1.5/4 Oct 23, 2004 Full Review Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.Com Rated: 2/5 Aug 17, 2005 Full Review Read all reviews

      Movie Info

      Synopsis Capt. Hugh "Bullshot" Crummond (Alan Shearman) and his dogfighting foe (Diz White) meet again, this time on land.
      Director
      Dick Clement
      Executive Producer
      George Harrison
      Screenwriter
      Ron House
      Rating
      PG
      Genre
      Comedy
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (DVD)
      Feb 1, 2011