The Parole Officer
The Parole Officer (2001)

British television comic Steve Coogan made his first bid for a big-screen career in this comedy, in which he plays Simon Garden, a singularly inept parole officer who has not had terribly good luck with his clients -- after many years on… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 2001
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Coogan é um comediante excepcional - assim, mesmo trabalhando com um roteiro mediano (de sua própria autoria), consegue arrancar algumas boas risadas.

Neil Smith
BBC.com

An intermittently hilarious vehicle for British TV star Steve Coogan.

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Ian Waldron-Mantgani
UK Critic

It's watchable.

Caroline Westbrook
Empire Magazine

Combining all the best elements of home-grown rom-coms and gangster capers, this breathes fresh life into both genres.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
One of the better not great English comedies of the late 90's early 00's. The Parole Officer doesn't pander to the American audiences too much… More
Steven Vincent Gee
Such a funny film and one of Steve Coogan's good films. Steve Coogan plays loveable loser Simon Garden who is rubbish at his job as a parole officer.
Film Crazy
i like it this is a proper british comedy steve coogan is the parole officer and needs to break into a bank to retrieve the tape that proves a curupt cop murder… More
Stephen Earnest
Steve Coogan is comedic gold, but "The Parole Officer" is a completely sub-par film. Granted, Coogan has a couple of funny moments here and there, but… More
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It's got a few funny moments - But overall nothing special.
Barry Lappin
Wasnt a big Coogan fn until this but he is really good, as is the film.