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Take It or Leave It (1982)

87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

Autobiographical account of the cult 80's British pop group 'Madness (II)', with members of the group playing themselves, charting their rise from humble beginnings as pub band The Invaders to chart success and their first overseas tour. ...See moreAutobiographical account of the cult 80's British pop group 'Madness (II)', with members of the group playing themselves, charting their rise from humble beginnings as pub band The Invaders to chart success and their first overseas tour. The film follows the ups and downs of individual members of the group, and features all of their early hits including "The Prince", "One Step Beyond", "Baggy Trousers" and "Night Boat to Cairo". Written by Anonymous See less
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Nicholas D. Knowland (lighting cameraman) (as Nic Knowland)
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Updated Jan 29, 1982

Release date
Jan 29, 1982 (Sweden)

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39 cast members
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Suggs
Suggs (as Graham McPherson) Suggs (as Graham McPherson)   See fewer
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Mark Bedford
Bedders (Mark) Bedders (Mark)   See fewer
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John Hasler
Hasler Hasler   See fewer
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Andrew Chalk
Chalky Chalky   See fewer
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Sandra Barson
Barso's Girlfriend Barso's Girlfriend   See fewer
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Polly Perkins
Mark's Mum Mark's Mum   See fewer
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Sue Foreman
Chris's Wife Chris's Wife   See fewer
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Clive Langer
Clive Langer Clive Langer   See fewer
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Carl Howard-Walsh
Dole Clerk Dole Clerk   See fewer
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Wilfred Grove
Post Office Supervisor Post Office Supervisor   See fewer
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Gerard Kelly
Dick the Ted Dick the Ted   See fewer
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Oswald Lindsay
Rasta Guy Rasta Guy   See fewer
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Arthur Whybrow
Foreman No.1 Foreman No.1   See fewer
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Keith Bell
Foreman No.2 Foreman No.2   See fewer
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G.B. Zoot Money
Publishing Executive (as Zoot Money) Publishing Executive (as Zoot Money)   See fewer
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Barry Linehan
Manager Dublin Castle Manager Dublin Castle   See fewer
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Doreen Keogh
Manager's Wife Manager's Wife   See fewer
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Bob Curtiss
Saxophone Teacher Saxophone Teacher   See fewer
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Sean Curry
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Charles Cork
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Mike Smart
Skinhead Skinhead   See fewer
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John Simpkin
Pathway Engineer Pathway Engineer   See fewer
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Simon Bates
Radio One DJ (voice) Radio One DJ (voice)   See fewer
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Steve Holloway
Record Shop Manager Record Shop Manager   See fewer
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Dave Cooper
Doorman (uncredited) Doorman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ian Stuart
Skinhead (uncredited) Skinhead (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.3 / 10 | 188 votes