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indieWIRE

Alan Partridge stays true to this small, very specific world of regional British radio and this class of local celebrity while also...
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80

Total Film

By James Mottram
Smartly executed, endlessly quotable and machine-gun quick, this is one of the funniest films of 2013. Accessible for Partridge novices and...
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80

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
So clear your calendar. There’s no better time to get to know a character so obnoxiously stubborn that not even his own creator can shake...
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80

The Guardian

By Catherine Shoard
The genius of Alpha Papa, then, is in remaining faithful to Partridge's small-screen soul while also managing the demands of a big-screen...
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80

Variety

A scissor-sharp comedy of ineptitude and failure.
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80

Empire

By Dan Jolin
Ruddy hilarious. Just what big-screen comedy needed.
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75

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
It’s a comedy of sight gags, zingers and awkward pauses — lots of those. Sentimental at times, yes. But funny. Always.
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Alan Partridge is the cinematic equivalent of Marmite: a much-loved condiment in Britain and a puzzlement almost everywhere else. An...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A particular strength of Alan Partridge is that the writers (Coogan among them) don't trade entirely on the audience's familiarity with the...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Stephen Dalton
Though not the finest screen outing for Coogan’s best-known alter ego, this is a worthy addition to the ever-growing Partridge archive,...
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Zero laughs in this inane and obnoxious comedy.

By rebecca280
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Subtle and hilarious

By merrittb33
Alan Patridge is one of my favorite characters in media and Steve Coogan can do no wrong in his portrayal. We laughed a lot and enjoyed this film so much....

very funny!

By dairemckenna
Classic alan partridge...

Funny and Worth Seeing

By DCLaxfan
British comedy full of non-stop riffing and jokes. DJ Alan Partridge (Coogan) is sucked into a hostage crisis at his radio station and turns it into a self-promotion opportunity. Constant quips and...

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Rated R | For Language, Brief Violence and Nudity