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Up 'n' Under (1998)

The Cobblers Arms have been the best and most feared Amateur Rugby League team for the past ten years. Ex-pro Arthur bets their boss that he could train a bunch of deadbeats to defeat them ... See full summary »

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The Cobblers Arms have been the best and most feared Amateur Rugby League team for the past ten years. Ex-pro Arthur bets their boss that he could train a bunch of deadbeats to defeat them in a local rugby sevens tournament. But to do so he must first get them into shape with the help of the very attractive Hazel Scott. Written by John M Doyle

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rugby | bet | gym | pub | seven a side | See All (101) »

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They've got to be taking the pith. See more »

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23 January 1998 (UK)  »

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Up and Under  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)

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£663,157 (UK) (25 January 1998)
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Trivia

The phrase "up 'n' under" (a catchphrase of real-life rugby commentator Eddie Waring) is a term used in rugby. An "up 'n' under" is a high kick angled so that the catcher, while looking skyward at the descending ball, receives at the same time as the ball, one or more chasing players travelling at speed, into his abdomen. The intention is to dislodge the ball, or even persuade the catcher to not bother making the catch. See more »

Crazy Credits

This film is dedicated to the memory of 'Brian Glover' (Jack) 1934-1997. See more »

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References Rocky V (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

I'll Sail This Ship Alone
Performed by The Beautiful South (as Beautiful South)
Written by Paul Heaton (as Heaton) and Dave Rotheray (as Rotheray)
Published by Island Music
Courtesy of A&M Records Ltd
By kind permission of Polygram Commercial Marketing Division
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Fantastic Rugby League Film
12 September 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film is only for the people who live north of Birmingham, and the few thousand people who support the London broncos. this is a quality film for all rugby league fans, a must have!! if you don't like rugby league then this film is not for you.

its all really northern, and a lot of the southerners will not understand what is going on and some of the language in the film.

a good film to watch after coming in from a rugby league game, weather your team has lost or won, it doesn't matter, its a heart warming story one that not many people will have heard as rugby league isn't a huge sport. should be re-released as the sport is getting bigger and bigger!!

i say it again FANTASTIC!!!


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