Absolutely Anything. Neil Clarke (Simon Pegg). Copyright: Bill And Ben Productions
Absolutely Anything

Absolutely Anything

  • 2015 film

Sci-fi comedy from Terry Jones, starring Simon Pegg and Kate Beckinsale, about a teacher who discovers he has magical powers. Stars Simon Pegg, Kate Beckinsale, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Rob Riggle, Robert Bathurst and more.

Absolutely Anything. Image shows from L to R: Neil Clarke (Simon Pegg), Grant (Rob Riggle), Catherine (Kate Beckinsale). Copyright: Bill And Ben Productions

Key details

Genre
Film
Released
2015
Stars
Simon Pegg, Kate Beckinsale, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Rob Riggle, Robert Bathurst, Eddie Izzard, Joanna Lumley, Emma Pierson and more
Writers
Terry Jones and Gavin Scott
Director
Terry Jones
Producers
Bill Jones, Ben Timlett, Mike Medavoy, Mark Sandell and Chris Chesser
Companies

Absolutely Anything tells the tale of a disillusioned schoolteacher, Neil Clarke, who is suddenly granted the ability to do anything he wishes.

These powers are bestowed upon him by a group of aliens, who are watching him from outer space. Unbeknown to Neil, how he employs his newfound powers will dictate the fate of mankind. One wrong move and the aliens will destroy Earth forever.

While struggling with these miraculous powers, Neil is also bidding to win the heart of the girl who lives in the flat downstairs, Catherine, and he calls upon his loyal canine companion Dennis to help him along the way. Catherine's former boyfriend, meanwhile, appears on the scene to prove an exacting nemesis.

Will Neil do the right thing and use his powers properly? Will he get the girl of his dreams? And will Dennis help him achieve his dreams, or just dream about dog biscuits? The fate of the planet depends on Neil's actions...

Additional details

Tagline
What would you do if you could do...; Great power. Total irresponsibility.
UK certificate
12A
Duration
86 minutes
UK cinematic release
Friday 14th August 2015
Produced
2014
Distributors

Lionsgate

Production
Location
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour

Website links

Recording details

  • Pinewood Studios

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