The Parole Officer
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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 the job, only three of the former prisoners he's been looking after have avoided returning to a life of crime. Garden is transferred from his post in Blackpool to a new assignment in Manchester, and it isn't long before he finds himself in hot water. Garden happened to be on hand when Burton (Stephen Dellane), a crooked cop, murdered a drug dealer with… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Coogan é um comediante excepcional - assim, mesmo trabalhando com um roteiro mediano (de sua própria autoria), consegue arrancar algumas boas risadas."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"An intermittently hilarious vehicle for British TV star Steve Coogan."
‑ Neil Smith, BBC.com
"It's watchable."
‑ Ian Waldron-Mantgani, UK Critic
"Combining all the best elements of home-grown rom-coms and gangster capers, this breathes fresh life into both genres."
‑ Caroline Westbrook, Empire Magazine
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