Friday, December 23, 2016

First Day Box Office Collection Of Dad's Army Movie

Dad's Army is a 2016 British war comedy film, based on the BBC television sitcom Dad's Army. Directed by Oliver Parker, set in 1944, after the events depicted in the television series. The story sees Catherine Zeta-Jones play an elegant journalist, who is sent to report on the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon. This is all before MI5 discovers that there is a German spy hiding in the fictional British town.
The production design was by Simon Bowles, and the cinematography by Christopher Ross. The film was released on 5 February 2016 in the United Kingdom by Universal Pictures. DVD and Blu-Ray released in the United Kingdom on 13 June 2016. It received negative reviews from critics.



First Day Box Office Collection Of Dad's Army Movie:



Dad's Army is a 2016 British war comedy film, based on the BBC television sitcom Dad's Army. Directed by Oliver Parker, set in 1944, after the events depicted in the television series. The story sees Catherine Zeta-Jones play an elegant journalist, who is sent to report on the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon. This is all before MI5 discovers that there is a German spy hiding in the fictional British town.
The production design was by Simon Bowles, and the cinematography by Christopher Ross. The film was released on 5 February 2016 in the United Kingdom by Universal Pictures. DVD and Blu-Ray released in the United Kingdom on 13 June 2016. It received negative reviews from critics.
Contents  [hide]
1 Plot
2 Cast
3 Production
4 Reception
5 References
6 External links
Plot[edit]
It is the summer of 1944 and the Invasion of Normandy is coming soon. In Walmington-on-Sea, Captain Mainwaring's Home Guard is suffering from a lack of luck and appreciation, as well as feeling useless. This is until an elegant journalist, Rose Winters (Catherine Zeta-Jones) arrives to cover a report on the platoon's motives and activities. All the men are charmed by her presence, especially Captain Mainwaring and Sergeant Wilson, causing a feud with the townsfolk, especially the platoon's wives. Meanwhile, MI5 have detected a radio signal transmitted from Walmington towards Berlin, believed to be the work of a Nazi spy. MI5's Major Cunningham (Mark Tandy) and Captain Meeks (Andrew Havill) locate Captain Mainwaring and inform him of the enemy presence, stating that "it could be anyone". This news gives the Home Guard a chance to make a real difference in the war. The troop begin to search for the spy, until Rose informs them that it is Sergeant Wilson.
Captain Mainwaring believes Rose and arrests Wilson. Meanwhile, Private Godfrey's sisters (Julia Foster and Annette Crosbie) speculate from their investigative evidence that Rose is the foreign agent among them. Winters records the information that the base set at Dover is a dummy one for German aircraft. The platoon and their wives rally to stop Winters and they engage in dangerous cross-fire with a German U-boat and a bunch of Wehrmacht soldiers who are helping Winters escape. The U-boat flees without Winters boarding. Mainwaring arrests Winters and hands her over to MI5. The troop then parade through Walmington, having fought off the Nazis, and are congratulated by Colonel Theakes. Mainwaring and Wilson reconcile. Theakes congratulates the platoon further by telling them that they have played a prominent part in the war effort.
Cast[edit]
Toby Jones as Captain Mainwaring
Bill Nighy as Sergeant Wilson
Catherine Zeta-Jones as Rose Winters
Tom Courtenay as Lance Corporal Jones
Blake Harrison as Private Pike
Michael Gambon as Private Godfrey
Bill Paterson as Private Frazer
Daniel Mays as Private Walker
Sarah Lancashire as Mrs Pike
Mark Gatiss as Colonel Theakes
Mark Tandy as Major Cunningham, MI5
Andrew Havill as Captain Meeks, MI5
Emily Atack as Daphne
Alison Steadman as Mrs Fox
Holli Dempsey as Vera Shilton
Annette Crosbie as Cissy Godfrey
Ian Lavender as Brigadier Pritchard
Frank Williams as The Reverend Timothy Farthing (Credited only as 'The Vicar')
Felicity Montagu as Mrs Mainwaring
Martin Savage as Warden Hodges
Oliver Tobias as Admiral Canaris
Julia Foster as Dolly Godfrey
Jacqueline Tong as Mrs Todd
Ian Lavender makes a cameo as Brigadier Pritchard, providing a link with the original series,[3] Frank Williams reprises his role as the Vicar.[4] The regular series character of the Verger Maurice Yeatman was not recreated for the film.[citation needed] Mrs. Mainwaring, who was a completely unseen character for the whole of the original series, now has a prominently visible role in the film, where she is portrayed as a Chief Volunteer of the local Auxiliary Territorial Service, and is even more pompous, domineering and vociferous than her husband.[5]
Production[edit]

Filming began in Yorkshire in October 2014.[6][7] Principal photography took place at North Landing, Flamborough Head and Bridlington. The East Riding Theatre in Beverley was used for Church Hall/Parade room and Captain Mainwaring's office. Sections of the film were also captured in Leeds and Pickering.[8] Jones' van from the original television series, on loan from the Dad's Army Museum, was used in the film.

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