Stan & Ollie

Opens Friday, February 1
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1hr 38mins // directed by:Jon S. Baird // featuring:Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly, Shirley Henderson, Nina Arianda // CC, AD, Assisted Listening

The untold story of the world's greatest comedy act.

Laurel & Hardy, one of the world’s great comedy teams, set out on a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953. Diminished by age and with their golden era as the kings of Hollywood comedy now behind them,they face an uncertain future. As the charm and beauty of their performances shines through, they re-connect with their adoring fans.

The tour becomes a hit, but Stan & Ollie can’t quite shake the specter of Laurel and Hardy’s past; the long-buried ghosts, coupled with Oliver’s failing health, start to threaten their precious partnership. A portrait of the most tender and poignant of creative marriages, they are aware that they may be approaching their swan song, trying to rediscover just how much they mean to each other.

"Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly do such phenomenal, studied work in donning the bowlers of Laurel and Hardy" — Tom Russo, Boston Globe


"Thanks to the subtle brilliance of Reilly and Coogan, even someone who's never heard of Laurel and Hardy would likely see how magical these two were together." — Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times


"Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly are the heart and soul of this great tribute to iconic film comedy team." — James Verniere, Boston Herald