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St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold (2009)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Comedy | 18 December 2009 (UK)
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The girls of St. Trinians are on the hunt for buried treasure after discovering headmistress Miss Fritton is related to a famous pirate.

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After their infamous Headmistress Miss Fritton is arrested, the girls are horrified to discover the new Headmaster is turning the school co-ed. Boys at St Trinian's! Can the girls face down this latest threat to the school?

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rupert Everett ... Camilla Fritton / Captain Archibald Fritton / Fortnam Fritton
Colin Firth ... Geoffrey Thwaites
David Tennant ... Captain Lord Pomfrey / Sir Piers Pomfrey
Talulah Riley ... Annabelle Fritton
Jodie Whittaker ... Beverly
Juno Temple ... Celia
Tamsin Egerton ... Chelsea
Toby Jones ... Bursar
Sarah Harding ... Roxy
Zawe Ashton ... Bianca
Montserrat Lombard ... Zoe
Ella Smith ... Lucy
Celia Imrie ... Matron
Clara Paget ... Bella
Gabriella Wilde ... Saffy
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Storyline

After wealthy philanthropist Piers Pomfrey has expressed an unusual interest in a ring found by her niece Annabelle, Miss Fritton explains that she is descended from a pirate who, in 1598, stole treasure from another pirate: Pomfrey's ancestor. The location of the treasure is to be found when the ring and its double are put together. Felonious ex-pupil Kelly and Miss Fritton's former lover Geoffrey are brought in to help the school steal the second ring from the evil Pomfrey's misogynistic secret society, leading to a showdown at the Globe Theater, and an amazing revelation as to the identity of pirate Captain Fritton, as well as that of William Shakespeare. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Adventure | Comedy

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 December 2009 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Kick Ass Girls 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,198,830
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Toby Jones, the Bursar was also in Doctor Who, he played the Dream Lord in Amy's Choice. so 4 cast of this movie and 3 of the prior who were, or are in Doctor Who. David Tennant, Jodie Whittaker 2018's New Doctor, Talulah Riley (Miss Evangelista) in forest of the dead / silence in the library. See more »

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The clothes Lord Pomfrey is wearing at the start of the are in the style of the mid to late 17th century. That section is supposed to take place in 1589, therefore the clothes and wig are completely wrong for the time period. See more »

Quotes

Annabelle Fritton: Treasure Hunter, Come for naught, It seems your dreams have fallen short.
Chelsea: For pirate though I may have been, I ventured for a change of scene.
Chelsea: Resolving to change my ways, From sailing seas to mounting plays.
Lucy: Writing many in this room, With Shakespeare as my on-De-ploom.
Lucy: In you of gold I humbly pray, You'll kindly take my final play.
Annabelle Fritton: Anound did you find it hard, to credit that I was the bard.
Annabelle Fritton: The timely truth may now unfold, That all the while I was... a girl.
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Up And Away
Performed by The Banned Of St Trinians
Written by Miranda Cooper (as Cooper), Brian Higgins (as Higgins ), Nick Coler (as Coler), Giselle Sommerville (as Sommerville) and John Shave' (as Shave)
Published by Xenomania / Warner / Chappell Music Publishing Ltd
Ealing Studios Music (CAS)
Licensed courtesy of Xenomania & Ealing Studios
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A Horrible Misfire
18 December 2010 | by gary-444See all my reviews

The St Trinians stories are good ones. I feared the worst with the first remake, and was pleasantly surprised. I watched this second "reimagining" - and was very disappointed. So, what went wrong? Three things, Russell Brand was missing, Sarah Harding is not good enough to carry a female lead, and too much of the action was out of school.

I suspect that the budget was bigger for this one, but it was wasted off premises. The charm is "the school" in the broadest sense, and this was lost in a bizarre plot focusing on lost pirate treasure. No St Trinians story is complete without "Flash", yet he is missing. David Tennant is lost in the strangely written role of Lord Pomfrey, Rupert Everett and Colin Firth reprise their roles in the first film, but to much less effect.

Previously Stephen Fry was brought in to boost the final act- and it worked, together with Girls Aloud as the School Band. This time around there is no such imagination or stardust. To mess up what is fundamentally such a strong concept takes some doing – but that is exactly what Directors Oliver Parker and Barnaby Thompson do. Most damning for a comedy – it isn't funny.


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