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)

In this charmingly old-fashioned British comedy, the residents of a Welsh village endeavor to convince a stuffy British official that they do indeed live in the shadow of a mountain, not a hill. The trouble begins in 1917 when cartographer… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 12, 1995
DVD Release Date: April 3, 2001
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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

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
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
Jesse Ortega
Pretty good movie all things considered. It's somewhat on the light side with very little substance but it does offer a fun take on how this little Welsh… More
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
Doctor Strangeblog
In a word: genteel.
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.
Barry Lappin
We dont all love Tea!