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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12 May 2000 (UK)  »

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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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Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me)
Written & Performed by Steve Harley
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Unlike the name, this is not the Best
14 May 2000 | by (Yateley, England) – See all my reviews

Dissapointing telling of Georges life. It is just montages of him being drunk interwoven with his skills on the footy field. No character is really explored, we see Bobby Charlton recounting the Munich disaster, but that is as far as any characterisation goes. Decent performances, especially Lynch as when he plays the older George Best. The film is not Man United, more like Luton Town Reserves. Shame because it could of been so much more.


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