Bright Young Things (2003)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, War

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An adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's novel "Vile Bodies," is a look into the lives of a young novelist, his would-be lover, and a host of young people who beautified London in the 1930s.


  • Emily Mortimer and Stephen Campbell Moore in Bright Young Things (2003)
  • Stephen Campbell Moore at an event for Bright Young Things (2003)
  • Stephen Fry at an event for Bright Young Things (2003)
  • Stephen Campbell Moore at an event for Bright Young Things (2003)
  • Stockard Channing in Bright Young Things (2003)

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Director Stephen Fry commissioned two contemporary songs from The Pet Shop Boys for the movie - a cover version of Noël Coward's "The Party's Over Now" and a Pet Shop Boys-penned title track. The title track was written and recorded but the director elected not to use ... ...


Miles: Oh my dears, listen. This is the this-most of them all.


An issue of "The Daily Express" from October 1931 refers to Adolf Hitler as "the new German Chancellor." However, Hitler did not become Chancellor of Germany until January 30, 1933.

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The end credits list the actors one or two at a time, showing pictures of their characters in the film along with their names.


Plot Summary


Comedy | Drama | War


Release Date:

3 October 2003



Country of Origin


Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£327,293 (UK) (3 October 2003)


$931,755 (USA) (12 November 2004)

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