• Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016)

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

Release Date: July 22nd, 2016

DVD Release Date: November 29th, 2016

R |1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary

Publicist Edina Monsoon and best friend Patsy Stone are still shopping, drinking and clubbing their way around London's trendiest hot spots. While attending an elite party, they wind up knocking supermodel Kate Moss into the River Thames. Her untimely demise creates a media firestorm, leading the paparazzi to relentlessly pursue the hapless duo. Seeking refuge, the gals flee to the French Riviera where they hatch a plan to make their escape permanent and live the high life forever.

Cast: Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, Indeyarna Donaldson-Holness, Jane Horrocks, June Whitfield, Chris Colfer, Celia Imrie

Director: Mandie Fletcher

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: BBC Films, DJ Films

Keywords: Hotel, Hilarious, London, Best friend, Temptation, Friendship, 2010s, Cheeky

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Bill ZweckerChicago Sun-Times

    This is a very silly film, but one that will keep you laughing — or at least loudly chuckling — from start to finish. show more

  • 70
    Leslie FelperinThe Hollywood Reporter

    Stuffed to its statement earrings with celebrities, fashion folk and comedian chums making cameos, this breezy blast of bawdy jokes and Bollinger product placement should lift spirits in a post-Brexit Britain. show more

  • 70
    Fionnuala HalliganScreen International

    Amidst an orgy of cameos and spiked with more than a few stinging gags, the further travails of Patsy and Edina as they battle irrelevancy is bright, light entertainment, even though it never quite makes a convincing case for itself cinematically. show more

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