Starter for 10


Starter for 10
A British rom-com set back in the 1980s. Our hero is a young working-class man starting out at a posh university. His goal is to make it onto the ''University Challenge'' quiz show team. Along the way he gets to dabble with two very different women... one in auto-protest mode, and the other a team member.

92 minutes.
No persons under 10.
Comedy, Drama, Romance, On the art circuit
Hope my hand doesn
Hope my hand doesn't slip.....

Credits

Cast
James McAvoy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve, Elaine Tan, Rebecca Hall
Director
Tom Vaughan
ScreenplayDavid Nicholls, based on his novel
MusicBlake Neely
CinematographyAshley Rowe
EditingJon Harris, Heather Persons
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2006
Produced byBBC Films, HBO Films, Neal Street Productions, Playtone, Scamp Film and Theatre Ltd., Scion Films

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Trailer: Medium | Scroll down for embedded trailer




Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Munyaradzi Vomo quote iconA British coming-of-age tale with none of the over-the-top American brashness usually so dominant in these teen movies.
10
Cape Times
Sam Adams
10
The Citizen
Annette Bayne quote iconA light-hearted romantic comedy that doesn't get squishy.
14
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
10
24.com
Megan Kakora quote iconIf you need a break from the flashy big-budget blockbusters and are looking for a minimalist dramedy that'll tickle your funny bone, Starter for 10 is modest and unobtrusive.
10
BBC
Stella Papamichael quote iconStarter For Ten comfortably makes the grade for rib-tickling entertainment.
15
ReelViews
James Berardinelli quote iconStarter for 10 is a mildly enjoyable romantic comedy that stays within the safe bounds of the genre's formula.
13
Rolling Stone
Peter Travers quote iconDon't mind the featherweight plot. A cheeky comedy with sex and smarts earns a passing grade.
15
Metacritic.com
25 critics
14
Rottentomatoes critics
71 critics
14
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconCharming and witty, even as it veers into darker subjects.
18

What the People say

Internet
2454 Netizens quote iconUniversity Challenged - A love song to the other British Eighties...
14

Average .. 65%

13

Trailer






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