General Information

Glossary: S
Released Year: 2018
Runtime: 98 minutes
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Directors: Jon S. Baird
Writers: Jeff Pope
Casts: Nina Arianda, Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly, Danny Huston, Stewart Alexander, Shirley Henderson, Joseph Balderrama, John Henshaw, Sanjeev Kohli, Rufus Jones, Susy Kane, Stephanie Hyam, Richard Cant, Danny Scheinmann
IMDB: Stan & Ollie (2018)

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Ratings


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IMDB Rating: 7.5

Reviews

95
IGN - William Bibbiani
Stan & Ollie muddles up the history a bit, as all biopics do, but it’s a film without any meaningful flaws. Every character is wonderfully realized, every performance is spectacular. You’ll laugh all the way through, you’ll cry by the end, and you’ll see the brilliance of Laurel & Hardy come back to life via the very same cinematic magic that made them legends in the first place.
87
TheWrap - Alonso Duralde
It gives Steve Coogan one of his finest screen roles to date and for Reilly, it’s another triumph right on the heels of “The Sisters Brothers.” Whether you adore Laurel and Hardy or have never seen them in action, this film celebrates both the artist and the tenacity it takes to remain one.
80
The Telegraph - Robbie Collin
It is eccentric, sad and stirring to the core. Oh yes – and incredibly funny, too.
80
Screen International - Demetrios Matheou
Featuring uncanny and hugely personable performances by Steve Coogan as Stan Laurel, and John C. Reilly as Oliver Hardy, and a smart script by Jeff Pope (Coogan’s co-writer on Philomena) that delivers laughs from both familiar and unexpected quarters, this is a fond, frequently very funny homage to an act that has lost none of its genius.
80
Variety - Guy Lodge
The film’s confidence falters only when it transposes the hapless slapstick of the duo’s screen act to their everyday reality. If a couple of labored gags around hauling luggage don’t fully land, that rather proves how much more art went into Laurel and Hardy’s craft than they ever chose to let on.

Stan & Ollie (2018)



With their golden era long behind them, comedy duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland. Despite the pressures of a hectic schedule, and with the support of their wives Lucille and Ida – a formidable double act in their own right – the pair's love of performing, as well as for each other, endures as they secure their place in the hearts of their adoring public