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In the Loop

The US President and the UK Prime Minister are looking to launch a war in the Middle East. The plot follows government officials and advisers in their behind-the-scenes efforts either to promote the war or prevent it. Spinal Tap meets Strangelove. A satirical demolition of Whitehall and Washington: politically astute, hilarious and terrifyingly real.

Details

-- Box Office --
Released: Jan 22nd, 2009
Budget: N/A
Revenue: $6,149,791.00
-- General Information --
Rating:
Runtime: 106 Minutes
Genres: Comedy
-- Ratings --
IMDB: N/A
Rotten Tomatoes: N/A
Metascore N/A

In the Loop Main Cast

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Peter Capaldi
Peter Capaldi
plays Malcolm Tucker
Harry Hadden-Paton
Harry Hadden-Paton
plays Civil Servant
Samantha Harrington
Samantha Harrington
plays Malcolm's Secretary
Gina McKee
Gina McKee
plays Judy Molloy
Tom Hollander
Tom Hollander
plays Simon Foster
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • Movie Goof (factual errors): The United Nations emblem portrayed in the film is incorrect (the chief difference being the emblem's map of the world presented as a cylindrical rather than an azimuthal projection).
  • Armando Iannucci, in an interview with Terry Gross (II) on 27 July 2009, said that he at one point told his British cast members to think of "the first time you went to Hollywood", for the scenes that follow the Prime Minister's trip to Washington: "(Y)ou had all sorts of meetings, and all sorts of agents came up to you and said how great you were, and how you thought it was all going to change, and then after your stay in Hollywood for three or four days, you went home empty-handed". He described this as the experience he had when going to Los Angeles a few years before to talk about possibilities for an American version of his show The Thick of It (UK).
  • Movie Goof (revealing mistake): British outlets are seen in both the Washington hotel and United Nations scenes.
  • Movie Goof (factual errors): Toby mentions he met Liza while she was a Kennedy scholar at his college in Cambridge. In reality, Kennedy Scholarships are for British students to study at Harvard or MIT.
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