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Blackball (2003) Poster

(2003)

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Mel Smith confessed that five minutes before they started filming they realized everyone was absolutely useless at playing lawn bowls.
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Based on a true story of Griff Sanders who was thrown out of the Torquay Bowls Club for "improper conduct" (including writing "tosser" on the back of a score card).
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'Johnny Vegas' is the only cast member who can actually play bowls and does not do so in the film.
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The bowling green used is actually in Torquay, where the film is mostly set. It is famous for being one of the few actually placed between a cultivated gardens behind it and the sea in front.
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The tagline "At last a sportsman the British can be proud of..." is actually written "aT last a spOrtSman the britiSh can bE pRoud of..." the capitalised letters spelling the word 'Tosser' which is a word frequently used in the film.
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The "supercar" that Cliff and pals test out is the TVR Tuscan.
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