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The Inbetweeners 2

  • Comedy
  • 2014
  • Damon Beesley
  • 91 mins
  • 15

Summary

Awkward teenagers Will, Simon and Neil find university life does not live up to their expectations, and are insanely jealous of Jay's stories of his gap year in Australia. Heading Down Under to meet their friend, they inevitably discover he has exaggerated his escapades - so decide to go in search of a real adventure. Comedy sequel, starring Simon Bird, James Buckley, Joe Thomas and Blake Harrison.

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Review

Rating: 3 out of 5.

This follow-up to The Inbetweeners Movie sees Will (Simon Bird), Simon (Joe Thomas) and Neil (Blake Harrison) head down under to reunite with Jay (James Buckley), who boasts of his new life in Oz. Motivated by various romantic entanglements, the boys head off on a backpacking adventure that will see them flirt with disaster once again. While sticking with a familiar approach in terms of humour, creators/directors Damon Beesley and Iain Morris mix in enough freshness and conflict to guarantee this is no mere retread. Hiding just a hint of heart underneath the swearing and gross-out comedy, the film finds hilarity in new avenues while still doing the series justice. You may find yourself hiding behind your fingers at Will's fireside serenade, or Neil's dolphin encounter, but most of the film's success lies in teetering between hilarious and unbearable. The Inbetweeners 2 is unlikely to win over non-fans, but series devotees will find this a more than suitable last hurrah for the kings of uncool.

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Credits

Cast

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Will McKenzieSimon Bird
Jay CartwrightJames Buckley
Simon CooperJoe Thomas (1)
Neil SutherlandBlake Harrison
KatieEmily Berrington
Polly McKenzieBelinda Stewart-Wilson
LucyTamla Kari
BenFreddie Stroma
JaneLydia Rose Bewley
Kevin SutherlandAlex MacQueen
Mr GilbertGreg Davies

Crew

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DirectorDamon Beesley
DirectorIain Morris

Details

Theatrical distributor
Entertainment
Released on
2014-08-01
Language
English
Guidance
Swearing, sex scenes, nudity, drug abuse.
Available on
DVD and Blu-ray
Formats
Colour

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