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The People Under the Weather  (1997)

Alternative Titles: Sick People, Lazy Bastards, Will You Please Tell Mr Trimble I Won't Be Coming in Today?

Genre: Horror

A couple lying in bed on a cold and rainy Monday morning decide to throw a sickie from work and stay in bed watching TV.

While watching Robert-Killjoy-Silk, the doorbell rings. The husband loses the coin toss and goes down to answer the door. Preoccupied with the fact that he's missing the juicy confessions of aged lesbians on TV, he fails to notice that the visitor is carrying a knife... until it's too late.

Starring: Shaz Batt, Alexander Backhander and Much Wenlock.

Joanne: "Have you farted?"

Most Helpful User Review:
The best home invasion film ever! The way he tortures the couple by switching off the telly and making them read books until five o'clock is priceless.

BIFTA Winner: Best Excuse for Staying Off Work (1998)

Directed by: John Craven. UK. Colour.