Must Watch: New Trailer for The Boat That Rocked!

February 18, 2009
Source: MSN

The Boat That Rocked Trailer

We've been following Richard Curtis' The Boat That Rocked for quite some time now, even though Universal still hasn't set a US release date. We even debuted an early trailer for it back in December, but I wasn't too excited by what I saw. Today MSN debuted the newest trailer and it's a vast improvement over that first one. So much so that this has been reinstated on my short list of films that I'm anxious to see even though they don't have a US release date. This really does look fantastic, probably even more so because I finally watched Curtis' Love Actually for the first time a few months ago. Get this over here now!

Watch the new trailer for The Boat That Rocked:

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For more fun, head over to the official website:

The Boat That Rocked is both written and directed by British filmmaker Richard Curtis, who only last directed Love Actually, but has written and produced numerous British hit TV series and movies, including Notting Hill and Bridget Jones. The film stars an incredible array of actors, including Bill Nighy, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Kenneth Branagh, Nick Frost, Rhys Ifans, Gemma Arterton, and January Jones. It's being distributed by Universal Pictures in the US. The Boat That Rocked will hit theaters in the UK in early April, but does not have an official release date for the US just yet. Stay tuned for more in 2009!

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I kind of like it. It has a cool vibe to it, especially Hoffman and Nighy who seem to really give the film a spice of character, I'll be there, most defiently!

xerxex on Feb 18, 2009


Nick Frost is gonna kick ass in this!!!

teyhtr on Feb 18, 2009


This cast is too good. The big screen is unworthy. So psyched for this.

Stryker on Feb 18, 2009


Must must must watch.

Pebbles on Feb 18, 2009


LOVE IT.. I am sold... Get me a US date, don't hold out on me Univ. P

Dusty on Feb 18, 2009


Philip Seymour Hofman looks like a fat fuck version of Bill Murray.

Roberto Dinamite on Feb 18, 2009


This looks spectacularly groovy!

Scott McHenry on Feb 18, 2009


Im so fucking stoked!

CSpuppydog on Feb 18, 2009


so excited about this film. this trailer is much better than the first one

Bianka on Feb 18, 2009


an epic improvement over the horrific first trailer... so excited for this now it's gonna be the first film in a while that hoffman's been in without being oscar bait. he deserves it!

avant576 on Feb 18, 2009


This movie looks fucking stellar.

Samma on Feb 18, 2009


Duck tales!

The_Phantom on Feb 19, 2009


Looks great. Fantastic vibe, looks like its in the 60s/70s while still having that modern touch. Cant wait!

Marcus on Feb 19, 2009


that trailer was awful. gonna be cheap and dumb. love hoffman and frost tho

Allen Sharpe on Feb 19, 2009


@12: I don't know why, but this made me think of Duck Tales too.

b on Feb 19, 2009


Can't wait!!!!

D-9 on Feb 19, 2009


Wow. That last scene reminded me of a wet dream I had. Universal, release this sweetness, which reminds me of "MASH", "Private Parts" and "Good Morning Vietnam".

Roy on Feb 19, 2009


Ooo. Edgy. A bunch of free thinkers standing up to the establishment. I bet there's a scene where an old couple gasps at a ribald display from a young revolutionary. Why hasn't anybody ever made a movie like this before?

Nick on Feb 21, 2009


looks cool i still have a pissed off hangover from seeing the international time for some good movies

neonblue on Feb 21, 2009


AGH!!! This looks amazing. As a big fan of non conformity, the plot has me all excited. I first heard about this last night from the footage on the Oscars credits. I saw Phillip Seymour Hoffman and was intrigued. Then I saw Bill Nighy and it was a wrap for me!! I HAD to find a trailer for this movie! Lo and behold, here it was, and I'm loving it!

Maria on Feb 23, 2009


#18 - hahahaa This movie looks....what's the word...lame. Pump Up The Volume 2009

normf on Feb 24, 2009


Looks like a boring piece of shit about some burn-outs who just want to play their rock and roll. The "man" won't let them play it so they broadcast from a "boat that rocks". Wow! Another hokey commentary on free speech with a bunch of cute jokes and shit music from a shit time. Let me guess, Philip Seymour Hoffman will play the zany DJ who is the true symbol of the movie's message. Crap.

Jimmy Marione on Feb 26, 2009


1. England 2. English accents 3. English Men 4. 60/70s Costuming 5.60/70s Music I'm dying to see this, looks Fanstatic.

Stacey J on Mar 3, 2009

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