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The Full Monty

7 Ratings: 4.1
A movie directed by Peter Cattaneo

In hopes of raising a few quid after their steel factory shuts down, a desperate group of working-class blokes in Sheffield decide to form an exotic male dance troupe, a la Chippendales, with one difference--despite their, well, average-at-best physiques, … see full wiki

Director: Peter Cattaneo
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: August 13, 1997
MPAA Rating: R
3 reviews about The Full Monty
review by . September 04, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Six men who were laid off when their Yorkshire steel mill closed are desperate for money. When a one-night Chippendales show comes to town and is a big hit, they decide to make their own strip show, and to make it more interesting, they'll go completely nude! The men are neither big and buff nor good dancers, but they put their hearts into preparing for the big night.      This absolutely charming comedy has many touching moments, thanks to the well-developed and sympathetic …
review by . January 28, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
There are now people who use the phrase `the full monty' who have never heard of, much less seen this witty, low-key film. The expression means `to do something completely and without reserve'. It originates in the story line: a group of recently-unemployed men in sooty olde England decide to form a Chippendales style dance troupe. Their plan, at the end of their act, is to remove the last velcroed jock-strap and expose `the full monty'.   The story line is crowded with the usual film …
review by . September 22, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Story line, music and of course, the Monty     Cons: English slang     The Bottom Line: "You give me reason to live.   You can leave your hat on!"   Tom Jones     The basic story line is great in this movie - a half dozen men, out of work, decide to go where no man has gone before - The Full Monty.      The ring leader of this doubtful group of strippers is Gaz. A bit of a showoff, someone that …
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