Stan & Ollie Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 5944

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 11

Theatrical Release Date: 12/28/2018

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 03/26/2019

Language: English

Genre: Biography, Comedy

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Jon S. Baird

Actors: John C. Reilly, Steve Coogan, Nina Arianda, Danny Huston, Shirley Henderson, Rufus Jones

Plot: Long after their golden age has passed, the world famous comedic duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy reunite for their final act: a hectic theatre tour of post-war Britain. With the support of their respective wives, Lucille Hardy and Ida Kitaeva Laurel, the pair will solidify their place in history as they embark on one, last adventure for their adoring fans. -- Chris Kavan

Quick Movie Reviews

Rating of
2/4

Indyfreak - wrote on 05/13/2019

Uncanny resemblances to the actual Laurel & Hardy. Too bad the movie isn't that funny. It's certainly affectionate and well acted.

Full Movie Reviews

Rod
Rod
Producer

Rating of
3.5/4

A different kind of "FUNNY"

Rod - wrote on 07/28/2019

I was born in the 90s and therefore didn't know and had no clue of who these two comedians were. But I find this film really striking and moving. Some might be complaining it wasn't really funny, but that's what I appreciate about this. The film didn't need to be BIG FUNNY to capture the real joy and complicated relationship between two friends and partners. I like how it was effortlessly heartwarming, my god, I was crying on their final dance act. The ensemble delivered well. The cinematography did it really magically and the editing (plus the musical score) was on point. AGAIN, the last sequence capped it all really brilliantly! "Was it funny?!" HELL YES! Funny for the people who got real problems with genuine affection to the real stuff they do.

ikkegoemikke
ikkegoemikke
Movie God

Rating of
2.5/4

The resemblance is stunning. Loved it.

ikkegoemikke - wrote on 04/01/2019



I thought you’d retired.
No, we’re-we’re...
we’re getting older, but we’re not done yet.

Simply nostalgia. “Stan & Ollie” is a trip to a bygone era when I was a little boy. When I returned from school on Friday afternoon, I threw my schoolbag somewhere in a corner and turned on the television. Then I changed the channel (in those days it meant getting up and pressing a button) to ARD (or ZDF? I can’t remember) to watch “Schweinchen Dick”. And after that, there were always black and white films with Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd, and Laurel & Hardy. I can safely say that this was the highlight of the week. Something I was looking forward to, after a whole week at school. And with this movie about the legendary “Stan & Ollie” I was once again that little kid …

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