One Chance Movie

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Who's Involved:

James Corden, David Frankel, Julie Walters, Justin Zackham, Mackenzie Crook, Alexandra Roach, Colm Meaney, Michael Menchel, Jemima Rooper, Steve Whitney

Release Date:

Friday, October 10, 2014 (Limited)

some language and sexual material

Runtime: 1 hr, 40 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

True story of amateur opera singer and mobile-phone salesman Paul Potts, who was riddled by a streak of bad luck when, on a lark, he auditioned for "Britain's Got Talent" in 2007. His on-air performances ended up bowling over audiences and judges, including Cowell. He went on to win the show and become a media and YouTube sensation, eventually going on a global music tour and releasing an album.

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Who stars in One Chance: Cast List

... Paul Potts

"Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway" , "Cinderella"  

... Roland Potts

"Seberg" , "Pixie"  

"The Adventures of Tintin" , "Solomon Kane"  

"The Secret Garden" , "Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool"  

... Hydrangea

"A Sound of Thunder"  

... Julie-Ann Cooper

"Cuban Fury" , "Trap for Cinderella"  

Who's making One Chance: Crew List

A look at the One Chance behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director David Frankel last directed Collateral Beauty and Hope Springs. The film's writer Justin Zackham last wrote Second Act and The Big Wedding.


Justin Zackham


Michael Menchel
Steve Whitney

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Production: What we know about One Chance?

Key Facts

  1. Based on true story of "Britain's Got Talent" winner Paul Potts.

Filming Timeline

  1. October 2013: The film was in Completed status.
  2. December 2012: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. Finished lensing at the end of November 2012 after seven weeks in Italy and the U.K.

  4. November 2010: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  5. Aiming for April 2011 start

One Chance Release Date: When was the film released?

One Chance was released in 2014 on Friday, October 10, 2014 (Limited release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including Addicted, Dracula Untold and Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.

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