MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,498 this week

Clubbed (2008)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  16 January 2009 (UK)
6.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.9/10 from 3,029 users  
Reviews: 33 user | 34 critic

An underworld drama set in the early 1980s, about a lonely factory worker whose life is transformed when he becomes a nightclub doorman.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Leonard Nimoy: 1931-2015

Best known for his work on "Star Trek," actor and director Leonard Nimoy died on Friday in Los Angeles. Read our full story on his varied career, and view our memorial photo gallery.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 36 titles
created 20 Jan 2011
 
a list of 33 titles
created 07 Oct 2011
 
a list of 28 titles
created 26 Nov 2011
 
a list of 33 titles
created 07 Feb 2013
 
H
a list of 31 titles
created 10 Feb 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Clubbed" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Clubbed (2008)

Clubbed (2008) on IMDb 6.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Clubbed.
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Crew (2008)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

As a major heist approaches and with betrayal all around him, a respected crime boss has to summon all his street nous and killer instinct as he fights for survival.

Director: Adrian Vitoria
Stars: Scot Williams, Kenny Doughty, Cordelia Bugeja
Romans 12:20 (2008)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Malky is a tattoo covered nightclub doorman with a penchant for violence. His armour is his heavily muscled body, his weapons - his hands and his feet. He has used physical prowess to beat ... See full summary »

Directors: Ludwig Shammasian, Paul Shammasian
Stars: Luing Andrews, Craig Conway, James Ellis
Shooters (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: Dan Reed
Stars: Paul Attah, Ali Awad, Desmond Bayliss
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A loan shark gives ex-con Nick a period of 24 hours in order to pay back the money he owes. Up against it, Nick involves his best mate on a multi-part mission in order to raise the cash ... See full summary »

Director: Alex De Rakoff
Stars: Esmé Bianco, 50 Cent, Danny Dyer
Valiant II (2014)
Short | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Three wanted Air Pirates embark on a risky gamble after discovering a lost child princess who may hold the ticket to their freedom.

Director: Robin Phillips
Stars: Gil Darnell, Jason Hice, Andrew Varenhorst
Backbeat (1994)
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A dramatization of the Hamburg, Germany phase of the Beatles' early history.

Director: Iain Softley
Stars: Stephen Dorff, Sheryl Lee, Ian Hart
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Mob Boss is used to getting whatever he wants; he runs Southend, gets all the best women including the gorgeous, sought after Porsche The Sherbet Lemon and has one million pounds in dirty ... See full summary »

Director: David L.G. Hughes
Stars: Philip Barantini, Elizabeth Berrington, Adrian Bower
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

David Blair directs this powerful British Drama, loosely inspired by John Steinbeck's novel 'Of Mice and Men'. Set in Nottingham, the film revolves around the relationship between the ... See full summary »

Director: David Blair
Stars: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Maxine Peake, Stephen Graham
Blasted (2013)
Short | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

The lives of 3 men collide in a London toilet with unforeseen consequences, yet this could happen in 42 countries across the world. It's a social ticking time bomb nobody wants to discuss. Will you...?

Director: Elsa O'Toole
Stars: Duane Henry, Mel Raido, Thomas Aldridge
High Chicago (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Alfons Adetuyi
Stars: Colin Salmon, Karen LeBlanc, Fulvio Cecere
Tempesta (2004)
Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

An American art appraiser, Patrick Donovan, is sent to Venice to evaluate three paintings belonging to the famous Galleria dell'Accademia. The company that insures the paintings has hired ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Disney
Stars: Scot Williams, Natalia Verbeke, Rutger Hauer
Bouncer (2002)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Michael B. Clifford
Stars: Paddy Considine, Paul Dore, Ronnie Fox
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Rob
...
Ellen Thomas ...
Mrs. Smith
Aicha McKenzie ...
Helen
...
Billy Hennessy
...
Fidget
Charlie May-Clark ...
Illisa (as Charlie Clark)
Katherine McGolpin ...
Kay
...
Angela
Ian Ralph ...
Barney (Fatman)
...
Clinger
...
Five One (as Daniel Green)
Nick Holder ...
Mick
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Once you're in there's no way out

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 January 2009 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

A kidobóember  »

Box Office

Budget:

£2,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (European Film Market)

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

'Clubbed' is based on Geoff Thompson's book "Watch My Back", the film's lead character Danny is seen writing this book at the end of the film. Another Geoff Thompson book, "Fear - The Friend of Exceptional People", can also be seen in the film being read by the same character Danny, who is played by Mel Raido. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

CID 1: Who were you with Louis, who was the bloke in the mask?
Louis: Fucking Zorro.
See more »

Soundtracks

Anything Is Fair In Love And War
Performed by Sam Dees
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Fabulous In Every Regard
16 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Clubbed is a whopper of a big budget movie. It's many movies in one. It's a movie about boxing. It's a movie about the early eighties disco scene. It's a movie about mobsters, about the good guys and the bad guys. It's a movie about how drug dealing can destroy relationships and lives. There are some stomach churning images of violence and also some harsh language so be prepared for that, but there are also plenty of touching moments. It is about a father's relationship with his daughters, a flawed man's relationship with his pregnant wife, a fearful man's relationship with is ex-wife, and the camaraderie between grown men. Clubbed is a story about friendship, about fate, about revenge. It's a big movie in every way, as perfect as a crime epic can be. Truly great cinema!


18 of 29 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I am a fan hotmarisa58
Clubbed in Coventry segs8282
Misleading review quotes Carol780
ANY NEWS or ANY OFFICIAL SITE missesloverlover
Why is Paul Abbott not mentioned scott-law
I can't find it Qwaull
Discuss Clubbed (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?