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Billy Liar

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7.3/10
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71/100
Comedy Drama 
19631h 38mOn: Kanopy Tags: Based on Books Adaptation Country: United Kingdom

A young Englishman dreams of escaping from his working class family and dead-end job as an undertaker's assistant. A number of indiscretions cause him to lie in order to avoid the penalties. His life turns into a mess and he has an opportunity to run away and leave it all behind.Billy Liar featuring Tom Courtenay and Wilfred Pickles is streaming with subscription on Kanopy, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent on Google Play, and 4 others. It's a comedy and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (5,782 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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#4,965 Ranked Movie

#534 Ranked in Based on Books Movies

#656 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

#1168 Ranked in Romance Movies

Billy Liar has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (5,782 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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