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In the Loop
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7.5 IMDB rating

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Peter Capaldi

Peter Capaldi

Malcolm Tucker
Harry Hadden-Paton

Harry Hadden-Paton

Civil Servant
Samantha Harrington

Samantha Harrington

Malcolm's Secretary
Gina McKee

Gina McKee

Judy Molloy
Tom Hollander

Tom Hollander

Simon Foster
Chris Addison

Chris Addison

Toby Wright
James Smith

James Smith

Michael Rodgers


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Jesse Armstrong

Jesse Armstrong

(screenplay)
Simon Blackwell

Simon Blackwell

(screenplay)


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Comedy gold!

4 years, 1 month ago at Mar 4 13:16
2 votes
This is absolute comic genius and has to be one of the most hilarious British films in years. The script has to be one of the funniest in cinema you're ever likely to see and hear and easily containing some of the most quotable lines too.

In The Loop's attention to detail is really the driving force in the film. Every segment about the upcoming war is spoken about and brilliantly wri... read more

Splendid

1 year, 7 months ago at Sep 24 22:10
2 votes
A richly comic example of what can be done when portraying the ludicrous tribalism and confusion that is the hallmark of modern politics.

The core topic was a little late to the table since the invasion it alludes to had already taken place and that topic was so complicated that it could barely be fit into a series of films let alone one.

Iceman, the alcoholic source ... read more

A great movie

2 years, 4 months ago at Nov 30 15:14
1 vote
I heard many good things about this movie so I was really curious about it but, honestly, I didn't expect it to be that good. Indeed, it is the most hilarious movie I have seen in years, it is that good. I'm usually really critical about comedies but this one was just a real riot, especially the first 30 minutes. There are some familiar faces (Tom Hollander, James Gandolfini, Steve Coogan) and som... read more
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Description: IN THE LOOP is a smart new comedy and Sundance Film Festival hit from the acclaimed team behind the award-winning BBC TV comedy series THICK OF IT. The film is drawing instant comparisons to great political and absurdist comedies like DR. STRANGELOVE, WAG THE DOG, THANK YOU FOR SMOKING and MONTY PYTHON. With razor-sharp, truly laugh-o ... (more)
Release date: 17 April 2009
Comedy (13), Politics (9), War (8), Satire (8), British (8), 2009 (7), Diplomacy (5), Military (4), 2000s (4), UK (3), Bbc (3), Political (2), 2000's (2), Comedies (2), London (2), "War On Terror" (2), SnP (2), Great Britain (2), Action/adventure (2), New York (2)
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"First viewing - April 16th Freaking hilarious. This film has what are now some of my favorite lines from a movie ever. It could be a little more consistently funny, but that's a minor complaint given how hard I laughed at some parts. Thank you fellow Listalites for putting this one on my radar. Currently streaming on Netflix"


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Hilarious gold! Strictly for adults (good taste)

“'In The Loop' is one of the most adult movies rated 15 and it should be rated 15. It's got tons of adult content and is full of non-stop laughter, hilarious dialogue and pop culture references! It comes up with genius jokes (unlike those lame jokes with farting and someone losing their pants) including the whole fax machine scene and the dialogue is full of golden showcase jokes! Hilarious gold! Strictly for adults with good taste only!” read more

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