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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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Mrs. Smith
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Billy Hennessy
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Charlie May-Clark ...
Illisa (as Charlie Clark)
Katherine McGolpin ...
Kay
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Ian Ralph ...
Barney (Fatman)
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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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What a great British film
1 March 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I'll be honest, I wasn't expecting much from this one, but I thought it might be o.k - So I was pleasantly surprised, as I found myself gripped within the first 10 minutes.

This film is fast paced, so you won't get bored. It just gets on with it and flows nicely throughout. No filler, no overly long dialogue, and no corny subplots.

Not one for the faint hearted, as adrenaline is sure to pump throughout. Not many movies manage to hit the right spots at the right time, so these guys did a good job.

The soundtrack is great, and really compliments the action. The acting is realistic, and the casting was superb. You become quite attached to the characters throughout this short journey.

With action, violence, drama, crime, comedy, and touching moments, this film should appeal to a wide range of people.

As far as British film goes, this movie is right up there, and possibly in a league of its own.

A very enjoyable and touching flick, which I'd recommend to anybody - especially fans of British cinema.

9/10


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