Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?

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Run time: 95 mins

In Theaters: Friday 10th March 2000

Distributed by: USA Films

Production compaines: October Films, Arts Council of England, Intermedia Films


Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 40%
Fresh: 4 Rotten: 6

IMDB: 6.5 / 10

Cast & Crew


Starring: Tom Courtenay as Harold Smith, Michael Legge as Vincent Smith, Laura Fraser as Joanna Robinson, Lulu as Irene Smith, Stephen Fry as Dr. Peter Robinson, Charlotte Roberts as Lucy Robinson, Amanda Root as Margaret Robinson, David Thewlis as Nesbit, Charlie Hunnam as Daz, James Corden as Walter

Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? Movie Review

This strange and compelling Brit-flick has two disparate tales that surprisingly intersect when the father (Harold Smith) of one boy manages to stop the pacemakers of three elderly audience members during his attempt at mentally stopping the watches in the crowd. Whoops. In his defense is a scientist he refutes such mental powers, and his daughter and the Smith boy turn out to be semi-secret lovers. Well-acted and full of droll humor, and worth a look if you can find it for rent or on cable. Unfortunately, it has perhaps the worst movie title I've ever heard (and it makes me not want to see it again, just thinking about that title!)... except, of course, for this movie.


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