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Clubbed (2008)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  16 January 2009 (UK)
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An underworld drama set in the early 1980s, about a lonely factory worker whose life is transformed when he becomes a nightclub doorman.

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Ellen Thomas ...
Mrs. Smith
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Billy Hennessy
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Fidget
Charlie May-Clark ...
Illisa (as Charlie Clark)
Katherine McGolpin ...
Kay
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Angela
Ian Ralph ...
Barney (Fatman)
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Clinger
Danny Green ...
Five One (as Daniel Green)
Nick Holder ...
Mick
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Danny - a lonely factory worker, intimidated by life - is battered and humiliated in front of his kids in a random act of violence. His already bleak existence sinks further into the abyss. On the verge of total breakdown he decides to fight back. He meets a group of night-club doormen who take him in and give him the confidence to stand his ground. As he is drawn deeper into their world he becomes embroiled with the local gangland boss, setting in motion a chain of events with shockingly brutal consequences. Written by Formosa Films

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Geoff Thompson:  the writer of Clubbed and who's life story it is based upon, appears in the film as a Boxer. See more »

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When Danny (Mel Raido) comes to pick up the girls for the first time, as they leave the window to open the door a camera can be clearly seen in the window reflection. See more »

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CID 1: Who were you with Louis, who was the bloke in the mask?
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An intensely engaging film
28 September 2008 | by (Malta) – See all my reviews

It is impossible to pigeonhole this film. It is gritty but more engaging than the Lock Stock ilk. The characters are so rich and interesting that you really end up caring about all of them. Rarely does a film draw you in like this.

Based on the amazing life story of a truly inspired man (Geoff Thompson), you can't help but be deeply moved and in my case very inspired by the story.

A truly great example of what great film making should be. A tribute to British cinema. Pin sharp script, brilliant acting and hugely engaging. A future classic.


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