The Boat That Rocked (2009)


The Boat that Rocked is an ensemble comedy, where the romance is between the young people of the 60s, and pop music. It's about a band of DJs that captivate Britain, playing the music that defines a generation and standing up to a government that wanted control of popular culture via the British Broadcasting Corporation. Loosely based on the events in Britain in the 60's when the Labour government of Harold Wilson, wanted to bring the pirate stations under control, enough to see the passage of the Marine Broadcasting Offences Act on 15 August 1967

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Movie Score: 7.3/10 from 1283 votes
Release Date: 2009-04-01
Status: Released
Run time: 135 min / 2:15
Production Studio : Universal Pictures, Working Title Films, Medienproduktion Prometheus Filmgesellschaft, Portobello Studios, Tightrope Pictures, StudioCanal
Production Countries: Germany, United Kingdom, France
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The Boat That Rocked Casts

Tom Sturridge
as Carl
Philip Seymour Hoffman
as Le Comte
Rhys Ifans
as Gavin
Bill Nighy
as Quentin
Emma Thompson
as Charlotte
Nick Frost
as Dave
Kenneth Branagh
as Dormandy
January Jones
as Eleonore
Gemma Arterton
as Desiree
Jack Davenport
as Twatt
Rhys Darby
as Angus
Chris O'Dowd
as Simon
Katherine Parkinson
as Felicity
Katie Lyons
as Angus' Boat Girl
Tom Wisdom
as Mark
Will Adamsdale
as News John
Tom Brooke
as Thick Kevin
Ralph Brown
as Bob
Ike Hamilton
as Harold
Sinéad Matthews
as Miss C
Talulah Riley
as Marianne
Michael Hadley
as Mr. Roberts
Charlie Rowe
as James
Lucy Fleming
as Mrs. Roberts
Ian Mercer
as Transfer Boatman
Francesca Longrigg
as Mrs. Dormandy
Poppy Delevingne
as Model
David Sterne
as Marianne's Captain
Olivia Llewellyn
as Margaret
William Ilkley
as Commanding officer

The Boat That Rocked Crew

Directing Richard Curtis Director
Writing Richard Curtis Writer
Production Hilary Bevan Jones Producer
Production Tim Bevan Producer
Production Eric Fellner Producer
Production Ronaldo Vasconcellos Producer
Production Emma Freud Producer
Production Liza Chasin Executive Producer
Production Richard Curtis Executive Producer
Production Debra Hayward Executive Producer
Camera Danny Cohen Director of Photography
Editing Emma E. Hickox Editor
Production Fiona Weir Casting
Art Mark Tildesley Production Design