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The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)

3 Ratings: 4.0
Comedy movie directed by Christopher Monger

Item Name: The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain; Studio: Miramax      Comedy favorite Hugh Grant (BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY) stars as a young man who offends an entire town by declaring their mountain -- a prized … see full wiki

Director: Christopher Monger
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 12, 1995
MPAA Rating: PG
3 reviews about The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came...
review by . November 20, 2011
Gentle comedy
The year is 1917, and two English mapmakers come to a tiny Welsh village to survey its so-called 'mountain.' With the war taking all the young men and the harsh life in the coal mines, the locals have little to be proud of except their peak, but cartographer Anson (Hugh Grant) doubts that it reaches the minimum height required to be officially deemed a mountain and may, in fact, be merely a hill. Rallied by their minister, the entire town sets about making sure it's tall enough.   …
review by . August 27, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Don't be put off by the title - The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain is a funny movie with a lot of soul. It's about a Welsh town that wants their local hill to be recorded as a mountain on the official cartographers' maps. So, what do they do? Pile a bunch of dirt on it until it becomes high enough to be considered a mountain!      The story is heart-warming and light-hearted at the same time. There are humorous moments (such as various plots …
review by . August 26, 2010
Don't be put off by the title - The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain is a funny movie with a lot of soul. It's about a Welsh town that wants their local hill to be recorded as a mountain on the official cartographers' maps. So, what do they do? Pile a bunch of dirt on it until it becomes high enough to be considered a mountain!    The story is heart-warming and light-hearted at the same time. There are humorous moments (such as various plots to delay the …
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