Three young men unwittingly become involved in an underground pool tournament.

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Jack
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Thomas
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Wayne
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Karen
Anne Nordhaus ...
Sara
Kirk Torrance ...
Holden
John Leigh ...
Dave
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Daddy
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Lulu
Matthew Chamberlain ...
Hugh (as Matt Chamberlain)
James Coleman ...
Graham
Rhys Morgan ...
Jimmy
Victor Rodger ...
Eric
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Father Benton
Shane Bartle ...
Father Carhill
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Jack, Thomas and Wayne are the Stickmen. They like nothing more than to have a beer in one hand, a pool cue in the other, a coin on the table and their mates around them. They play pub pool for fun and money at Dave's bar. Desperate to get out of debt, Dave gets the Stickmen entered into a high stakes pool tournament run by vicious crime boss "Daddy". He also gets them into a whole rack of trouble. Can the Stickmen beat the odds, pocket the money, win the girls and save Dave? You rack 'em, they crack 'em. And never take your eye off the ball. Written by Evan Yates <yates@hnpl.net>

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Playing the Shots. Covering the Angles. Waiting for the Big Break.

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Rated R for strong sexual content, language and some violence | See all certifications »
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The last line of credits shows the production year as MCMX (1910). It should say MMI. See more »

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Jack: There are two types of women, Sluts and Bitches. A Slut sleeps with everyone. A Bitch sleeps with everyone but you.
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References RoboCop (1987) See more »

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The Devil Went Down To Georgia
Written by Charlie Daniels, Tom Crain, Taz Di Gregorio, Fred Edwards, Charlie Hayward and James W. Marshall
Performed by HLAH
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"Pub pool has to be the ultimate game, its got everything"
30 November 2004 | by (Sheffield, England) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie late on a Saturday night on T.V and hadn't even heard of it. I was thoroughly surprised and uplifted by the whole thing. I play pub pool and a lot of the dialogue and circumstances made me chuckle in my armchair. E. g when Thomas (Paulo Rotondo) says "I mean as long as i have got a pool cue in one hand, a beer in the other, coin on the table and my mates by my side I'll be happy". That is me all over. I bought this movie straight after I watched it but had to wait 2 weeks for my local video store to order it in. A film like this should not be one to be forgotten on the shelf never mind not even find it. One of my favourite films of today. With no well known actors this film wouldn't appeal to most, but seriously don't judge a book by its cover, or a video or a CD. 9 out of 10 a must see for the pub sportsman.


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