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The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (2005)

The notorious fictional town of Royston Vasey is under threat and its inhabitants are forced to leave.

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Steve Bendelack
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Gatiss ... Matthew Chinnery / Hilary Briss / Mickey / Mark / Sir Nicholas Sheet-Lightning
Steve Pemberton ... Tubbs / Pauline / Herr Lipp / Steve / Lemuel Blizzard
Reece Shearsmith ... Edward / Papa Lazarou / Geoff / Bernice / Reece / Father Halfhearte / Red Devil
Michael Sheen ... Jeremy
Danielle Tilley Danielle Tilley ... Dahlia
Bruno Langley ... Damon
Alan Morrissey Alan Morrissey ... Johnny
Liana O'Cleirigh ... Claire
Philip O'Sullivan ... Vicar
Jeff Mirza ... Asian Dad
Angel Coulby ... Receptionist
Lucy Cray-Miller Lucy Cray-Miller ... Minnie (as Lucy Miller)
Liam Cunningham ... Director
Kate O'Toole Kate O'Toole ... Casting Director
Emily Woof ... Lindsay
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Storyline

The fictional world of Royston Vasey is facing apocalypse and the only way to avert disaster is for our nightmarish cast of characters to find a way into the real world and confront their creators. From present day Soho to the fictional film world of 17th Century Britain, the residents must overcome countless bizarre obstacles in their bid to return Royston Vasey to safety. Written by Press Release

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To save their world... they're coming to ours. See more »

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Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

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Country:

UK | Ireland | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 June 2005 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Gospoda Apokalipse See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

GBP4,200,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,424,174
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Two actors in the film play characters whose names are parodies of each other. Peter Kay plays "Simon Pig", a parody of Simon Pegg. Simon Pegg plays "Peter Cow", a parody of Peter Kay. See more »

Goofs

10 minutes in, a member of the crew can be seen ducking out of shot from behind the rear car window. He was pushing the car along as Reece (who plays Geoff) cannot drive. See more »

Quotes

Bernice: [inside the confessional] Sometimes do you touch yourself in a way that... seems forbidden?
Extra: [looks shame-faced at her feet]
Bernice: I'll take that as a yes. Now love, you might ask what harm can come from a young maiden such as yourself being drawn toward this... attractive Chevalier. To find yourself opening like a beautiful flower in the warmth of the morning sun; enjoying the simple blossoming of womanhood. Bullshit!
Extra: [looking panic-stricken and confused]
Bernice: You come in here with your fishy fingers all ...
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Crazy Credits

The League of Gentlemen will return in The Windmills of your Bum. See more »

Connections

References The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003) See more »

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Thank God for Herr Lipp....
3 June 2005 | by anthrax-6See all my reviews

Being a massive fan of the TV series (even to the extent of visiting Hadfield where its filmed!) I was waiting for this to come out from the second I heard about it. Perhaps my expectations were to high, but literally 30 mins into the film and I was thinking 'what have they done?'. Some of the best characters such as Tubbs n' Edward, Pauline n' Mickey n' the bizarre Papa Lazarou had about 10 minutes screen time between them, instead a lot of the film is taken up with the real life creators (aka the league of gentlemen) and some rather poor characters from their new 17th century story. I think what made the TV series so great was all the characters of Royston Vasey, this however did not feature that many in any great detail, and wasn't even really filmed in Royston Vasey for the most part. The whole cinema sat in mostly silence throughout the film, the only highlights in my opinion were the usual sexual innuendos from Herr Lipp (the best being his one involving two scouts at the start and their 'purple skins'!).


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