Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

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Average of 511 ratings: 3.5 Stars

2011 M Conains offensive language.

A sheik with a love for the sport hopes to introduce fly-fishing to the Middle East and turns to uptight fisheries expert Fred Jones for help. Buoyed by the sheik's enthusiasm (and his comely English aide), Fred sets out to achieve the impossible.

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103 minutes

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2.40:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
English for the hearing impaired
English Dolby Digital 5.1 & 2.0; English audio descriptive

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1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 2.35:1
English for the hearing impaired
English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; English audio descriptive

23 Member Reviews Write a review

5 by casio99

I loved this movie! I loved the dry humour, and the character ewan mcgregor plays as "Alfred (fred) Jones". Emily Blunt is great as usual. It is a very relaxed, chilled out viewing, with a fantastic... Read more

1 by FatSprat

Astoundingly awful considering the actors and the budget. Cliched, clumsy, predictable, stupid and only occasionally enjoyable. I have spoken to lots of others who enjoyed so don't listen to me if you... Read more

3 by PDWriter

by PD Writer

A "different" story. Lots of eye candy to entertain the eye. Hardly the stuff to take seriously. So sit back and enjoy.

4 by Ngozi

Most enjoyable. Great acting and development of the characters and relationships. Thoroughly entertaining.

4 by Joy

I had first read the book. I did wonder how the director/producer would turn it into a watchable film. Well, it is very good, an unusual story but well done in every way.

2.5 by ljzs

I enjoyed this moving, humorous as well as serious

4.5 by RedB

A great movie, wonderful story, 'real' characters well played. Highly reccommend it.

3 by Ganny01

Forgettable but harmless rom-com, made a bit more original because of its original storyline (though I can't say the story was all that interesting to me.) Blunt is a babe.

0.5 by hippiechic

well that's 103 minutes of cliche. the film's even worse than the book.

4.5 by Dud

An enjoyable movie. Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt team up so well, and Kristin Scott Thomas is great as a "Groucho Marx" type character if only she replaced the cigarettes with cigars! Predictable, irrational, but fun.