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The Boy Friend (1971)

G
137 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

When the leading lady of a low-budget musical revue sprains her ankle, the assistant stage manager is forced to understudy and perform in her place, becoming a star and finding love in the process.
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Ken Russell (screenplay) | Sandy Wilson (musical)
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Dec 16, 1971 (United States)

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Twiggy
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Murray Melvin
Alphonse Alphonse   See fewer
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Moyra Fraser
Mme. Dubonnet Mme. Dubonnet   See fewer
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Vladek Sheybal
De Thrill De Thrill   See fewer
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Tommy Tune
Tommy Tommy   See fewer
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Graham Armitage
Michael Michael   See fewer
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Antonia Ellis
Maisie Maisie   See fewer
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Caryl Little
Dulcie Dulcie   See fewer
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Anne Jameson
Mrs. Peter (as Ann Jameson) Mrs. Peter (as Ann Jameson)   See fewer
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Catherine Willmer
Catherine Catherine   See fewer
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Robert La Bassiere
Chauffeur (as Robert La'Bassiere) Chauffeur (as Robert La'Bassiere)   See fewer
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Barbara Windsor
Hortense Hortense   See fewer
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Imogen Claire
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Susan Claire
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Peter Greenwell
Pianist (uncredited) Pianist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cheryl Grunwald
Cameo (uncredited) Cameo (uncredited)   See fewer
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Glenda Jackson
Rita Monroe (uncredited) Rita Monroe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steven Longhurst
Theatre Worker (uncredited) Theatre Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Petra Siniawski
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 2,744 votes