The Englishman Who Went up a Hill But Came Down A Mountain
The Englishman Who Went up a Hill But Came Down A Mountain (1995)

A proud Welsh community finds their civic pride and sense of community threatened by a team of surveyors in this charmingly eccentric comedy. Reginald Anson (Hugh Grant) and George Garrard (Ian McNeice) are a pair of British cartographers… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: April 3, 2001
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58%
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54%



Critic Score: 58% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mike Clark
USA Today

Though there's nothing in the film to equal the excitement of seeing a marquee collapse from the weight of its title, an attractive cast and setting turn a tired one-joke premise into an adequate view.

Karina Montgomery
Cinerina

Love hugh, the rest is passable.

Charlie Lyne
Ultra Culture

Reeks unmistakably of contractual obligation.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Irresistible comedy set in a quaint Welsh village.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Pleasant, but unexciting.

Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

The characters, while cute, were not credible enough to be believable nor humorous enough to be funny.

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Flixster Audience Score: 54% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
I found it slow and a bit boring. Sweet in places but not enough to keep me entertained.
xGary Xx
Low-key romantic comedy with a modicom of charm, Not as hateful as a lot of Hugh Grant's work, mainly because of the able supporting cast.
Ross Collins
Charming period drama with beautiful Welsh rural scenes. Despite the lead billing Hugh Grant just stands around smiling, whilst the "locals" take the… More
Doctor Strangeblog
In a word: genteel.
Luke Baldock
Perfect vehicle for Hugh Grant to prance about being charming. The story is a nice one but not for a 100 minute film. Maybe as an ITV drama premiere this would… More
Barry Lappin
We dont all love Tea!