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15th May 2019

11 movies we’ve drastically improved by giving Gail Platt the lead role

Now Platt's What I Call Content

Ciara Knight

Now Platt’s What I Call Content

2019 has been a big year for movies so far, but they’ve all been missing one crucial thing: Gail Platt (née Rodwell, McIntyre, Potter, Tilsley and Hillman).

You see, I’ve got a lingering hunch that every single movie in existence could be drastically improved with the addition of Weatherfield’s #1 E.T. lookalike in the starring role.

We’ve seen how well Les Battersby fits in as the lead character in any film, so the next logical step is to give Gail Platt a go.

Her entirely fictional life may be in turmoil 90% of the time, but that doesn’t mean her career trajectory has to be.

Allow yourself to lose several braincells as you peruse the fruits of a hypothetical world in which Gail Platt is Hollywood’s biggest movie star.


Jurassic Park

Batman Returns

You’ve Got Mail

My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo


A Knight’s Tale

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

She’s All That

The Cat In The Hat