The life and imprisonment of Glasgow hard man and gangster Jimmy Boyle.

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Jimmy Boyle
Jake D'Arcy ...
Robbie
Sean Scanlan ...
Jackie (as Sean Scanlon)
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Malkie
John Murtagh ...
Piper
Roy Hanlon ...
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Martin Black ...
Bobbie Dugan
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Inspector Davidson
Hector Nicol ...
Uncle Jody
Bill Barclay ...
Bill
Alexander West ...
Ben
Lesley Mackie ...
Malkie's Wife
Frank Welshman ...
Barman
Kate Gardiner ...
Boyle's Mother
Jan Wilson ...
Mrs. Docherty
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The life and imprisonment of Glasgow hard man and gangster Jimmy Boyle.

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18 October 1985 (USA)  »

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Miss it at your peril
14 December 2002 | by (manchester England) – See all my reviews

A brutal Man. A brutal system. This is the true story of hardman Jimmy Boyle based on the tough streets of the Gorbals in 1970,s Glasgow. A hard hitting story of a man who,s loan sharking and racketeering eventually leads him to prison where his anti authoritarianism is met with rough justice by the prison wardens. This low budget film proves that money and special effects need not be the key in mastery


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