PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Set in 1985, working-class student Brian Jackson (McAvoy) navigates his first year at Bristol University.
Are you shagging her then?
Brian Jackson: It's platonic.
Spencer: What does that mean?
Tone: Means she won't let him shag her.
The single 'Pictures of You' by the Cure was not released until 1990, the film is set in 1985
During the opening credits the theme music from the BBC program University Challenge (1962), which the title of the film refers to, is played.
£207,345 (UK) (12 November 2006)
$210,128 (USA) (23 March 2007)