Two teenage boys will do anything to get money to buy season tickets for their local team.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Beattie ...
Gerry McCarten
Greg McLane ...
Sewell
Charlie Hardwick ...
Mrs. McCarten
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Mr. Sewell
Tim Healy ...
Mr. McCarten
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Mr. Caird
Jody Baldwin ...
Gemma
Kerry Ann Christiansen ...
Bridget
Tracy Whitwell ...
Clare
Kate Garbutt ...
Baby Sheara
Laura Garbutt ...
Baby Sheara
Su Elliot ...
Mrs. Brabin (as Su Elliott)
Daniel James Lake ...
Matthew Brabin
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Mrs. Caird
Libby Davison ...
Miss Warren
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Two teenage boys will do anything to get money to buy season tickets for their local team.

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They're a couple of zeros short of a grand

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3 November 2000 (UK)  »

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£289,571 (UK) (3 November 2000)
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Trivia

Though in the movie Gerry McCarten is a die-hard Newcastle fan, in real life 'Chris Beattie' supports Sunderland. See more »

Goofs

When the boys enter Mrs. Brabbin's backyard after she calls them over, there are dogs running everywhere. She says that there are at least fourteen of them. They load up the refrigerator and, while Mrs. Brabin watches them, they leave the backyard. Suddenly all the dogs are gone. See more »

Quotes

Sewell: Well which do you want man, the dearest or the cheapest?
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DREAMS
Written by Gabrielle (as Gabriella Bobb) & Timothy Laws
Published by Perfect Songs Ltd. / Period Music
(administered by Zomba Songs Inc.) (BMI)
(administered by Zomba Music Publishers Ltd. in the UK and Eire)
Performed by Gabrielle
Courtesy of Go! Beat / Polydor UK Ltd.
Licensed by kind permission from The Film and TV Licensing Division, part of the Universal Music Group
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British Films Rule!
30 January 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I cannot understand the numptees that have given a low rating to this film - it's quite simply British film making at its best.

What really enhances this for me is the films raw honesty. There's no frills to this and it pictures lower class British life as it is - with a touch of humour too! The cast are (to me) unknown and Chris Beattie who plays the lead role is a cracking actor with a big future I hope.

A movie debut by Geordie legend, Alan Shearer, does not impact on tghe plot line or the viewer enjoyment either.

This is never going to be the best film you ever watch, but I emplore you to obtain a copy and enjoy what I think's a fantastic film!

Cheers, GE


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