Shooting Fish
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Calling to mind the whimsical, swinging London comedies of the 1960s, such as the Blake Edwards Pink Panther films and the collaborations of The Beatles with director Richard Lester, this frantic romantic comedy is an airy, pop example of the British New Wave. Dylan Dan Futterman and Jez Stuart Townsend are friends from opposite sides of the Atlantic using their special skills -- Dylan is a slick-talking American, while Jez is a humble British computer expert -- to bilk England's wealthy. Both orphans, they plan to accumulate enough pounds to buy the luxurious mansion home they never had… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 57%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The chemistry between the leads is undeniable"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"A fast-paced English comedy that sparkles thanks to the performance of Kate Beckinsale."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Dan Futterman, Stuart Townsend and, especially, Kate Beckinsale have enough charisma for this film and a sequel or two."
‑ Jeffrey Westhoff, Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
"A diabolically clever caper film that moves at a whiz-bang pace."
‑ David Noh, Film Journal International
"A good, old-fashioned romantic comedy."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
"A light, easy-going fluff piece."
‑ Michael Dequina,
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