An Awfully Big Adventure
An Awfully Big Adventure (1995)

Set in 1947 Liverpool, this intense drama follows a small theater troupe as it prepares for a production of "Peter Pan." Hired as an assistant stage manager, 16-year-old Stella falls in love with theater manager Meredith Potter.… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 19, 2005
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

Star Hugh Grant and director Mike Newell reteam in this bitter-sweet backstage melodrama, set in Liverpool after WWII; it's a disasppointing follow-up to their smash comedy hit Four Weddings and a Funeral.

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Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

Wow, is this depressing.

Christopher Null

Newell at his nastiest

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Strange compelling film with strong performances

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
Alan Rickman was the reason I saw this movie, and he's great in it, but that's not the only reason it's good. The story is realistic, dramatic,… More
Marion Ravenwood
There isn't anything really terrible about his film is a well done and I liked the protagonist. I watched the film because of Rickman and I wasn't… More