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When Saturday Comes (1996)

Jimmy Muir is a hard-drinking brewery worker in the city of Sheffield, with an arrogant lack of respect for authority. His entire life has been orientated by football and he possesses the ... See full summary »

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Russell Muir
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Joe Muir
Ann Bell ...
Sarah Muir
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Mary Muir
Chris Walker ...
Mac
John Higgins ...
Rob
Tim Gallagher ...
Steve
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Tommy
Nick Waring ...
Gary
James McKenna ...
George McCabe
Tony Currie ...
Tony Currie
Mel Sterland ...
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Jimmy Muir is a hard-drinking brewery worker in the city of Sheffield, with an arrogant lack of respect for authority. His entire life has been orientated by football and he possesses the potential, but has never had the courage or discipline to make anything of it. Jimmy is spotted by Ken Jackson, whilst playing for his pub team. Ken is the manager of Hallam football club, a local non-league team. After continually playing brilliantly for Hallam, Jimmy gets offered a trial at Sheffield United. The evening before the trial he gets drunk, and wakes up feeling very rough. Consequently he fails to impress the Sheffield United manager. Jimmy then has to consider his future and his choices and if he has the self discipline to succeed! Written by Antony Annunziata <annunzia@phymat.bham.ac.uk>

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1 March 1996 (UK)  »

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Camino a la gloria  »

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Sean Bean's character is based on writer-director Maria Giese's husband who also hails from Bean's hometown of Sheffield in the north of England. See more »

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At the movie's end, during the toast it is raining behind Kat, not raining behind Amy and Ed , and then raining and not raining. See more »

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A nice, light, feel-good movie with good acting.
23 August 2000 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

This is "Rocky", English football style. The plot is predictable, but so what? It is about doing the best that you can, learning from your mistakes, and having courage to change things for the better. A good flick and well worth watching.


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