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Best (2000)

 -  Biography | Drama  -  12 May 2000 (UK)
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The life story of former Manchester United football legend, George Best.

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The life story of former Manchester United football legend, George Best.

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With the world at your feet, what is there left to tackle?

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one of the "worst" film I've ever seen
12 May 2002 | by (Rome, Italy) – See all my reviews

Best is a very very boring film. There isn't any reason to watch it: even if you like football you are not interested in this character (I mean just the movie character, not the real George Best). You can't understand, during the film, the reason of his alcohol addiction, of his rebellion to every rules... So this George Best looks like a dumb guy, a star without a brain, able just to throw away all he owns.

Even the other characters are just masks: the good trainer and the bad trainer, the girl who tries to exploit him and the football player who hates him just because he is, above all, the best.

I think that both writers and director thought that would be very simple make a movie from a famous and scandalous football player as George Best, but movies are different from real life. It's not enough saying: things went this way. You might create something different...

I hope to see, soon, a good film about football.


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