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The 51st State

The 51st State

Year
Genre
Personal Score
Public Score
   5.9 / 10 (173 votes)
MPAA Rating
Running Time
93 mins
Media Type
Animated?
No
Country
Production Companies
Film Council,
Alliance Atlantis Communications,
The Film Consortium,
Focus Films,
Momentum Films,
National Lottery,
Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit (CPTC),
Artists Production Group (APG),
Fifty First Films
Budget
$28
Revenue
$14
Release Date
December 7, 2001
Info
aka Formula 51
Director
Ronny Yu
Producers
Malcolm Kohll,
Seaton McLean,
David Pupkewitz
Writer
Stel Pavlou

Summary

Elmo McElroy is a streetwise American master chemist who heads to England to sell his special new formula - a powerful, blue concoction guaranteed to take you to 'the 51st state.' McElroy's new product delivers a feeling 51 times more powerful than any thrill, any pleasure, any high in history. But his plans for a quick, profitable score go comically awry when he gets stuck in Liverpool with an unlikely escort and his ex-girlfriend and becomes entangled in a bizarre web of double-dealing and double-crosses.
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