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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Patsy Kensit, who plays Anna, is one of the housemates in Big Brother (UK) along with Callum Best, George Best's real life son. See more »

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Performed by Roger Daltrey
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A Film doomed from the start
18 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

Neither the script, nor the acting did anything to endear new audiences to George Best in this film. It portrayed him as a sad loser with no sex appeal who was driven to the bottle, and even when he was playing football, his portrayal did not display any impressive skills. By the end of the film, I was not any the wiser about Best than I was before I watched the film. Adrian Lester plays the nightclub owner with the false afro hair style which did nothing for his acting career. The film was a doomed project from the start, and needed some further development at the script stage.


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