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Alan Partridge

  R HD Closed Captioning

Declan Lowney

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Plot Summary

Steve Coogan reprises his most popular role as the iconic Alan Partridge, the famous local radio DJ and one time talk show host. Alan finds himself at the center of a siege when a disgruntled fellow DJ (Colm Meaney) decides to hold their station hostage after learning that he’s getting fired by the new management.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews

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87%
  • Reviews Counted: 98
  • Fresh: 85
  • Rotten: 13
  • Average Rating: 7.0/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: He manages, just barely, to keep the project from going soft, and to keep us perched between finding Alan Partridge unbearable and admitting that we kind of enjoy his company. – A.O. Scott, New York Times, Apr 3, 2014

Fresh: Steve Coogan's hilariously acidic creation, the buffoonish radio host Alan Partridge, is finally back. And like so many reunions, this one starts off all smiles and quickly grows tiresome. – Chris Nashawaty, Entertainment Weekly, Apr 4, 2014

Fresh: It's a silly comedy and Alan's a petty egomaniac, but Coogan is a hoot as he skewers regional British radio and sends up conceited fools. – Claudia Puig, USA Today, Apr 3, 2014

Fresh: "Alan Partridge" plays to all of Coogan's strengths and all of the character's foibles. – Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times, Apr 3, 2014

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Customer Reviews

Coogan at his best

This was the funniest movie I've seen in a long time. I'm a fan of the Alan's shows and books but this is just on another level. If you like fast paced British comedy this movie will not disappoint.

Laugh out loud funny

I discovered Steve Coogan from the movie, The Trip, which was also very funny. I suspected that he would really be in his element with the sort of slapstick British humor. I was not disappointed. After renting I watched it twice before it expired just to catch the quick lines. You have to love British humor, but this is a keeper.

Surprisingly Satisfying Comedy

I don’t know if this movie just caught me in the right mood, I thoroughly enjoyed the film. The offbeat humor Coogan delivers creates a resentful fascination with his character. You can’t stand Partridge but you want to be him too. It’s just a well written comedy that works well with its light story and a web of comedic liners and scenarios.

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  • $14.99
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Released: 2014

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