MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 264 this week

The Firm (2009)

 -  Drama  -  18 September 2009 (UK)
5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 3,406 users  
Reviews: 17 user | 35 critic

Football hooligans organize themselves into firms that represent their favorite team.

Director:

Writers:

(original screenplay), (adaptation)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 27 titles
created 03 Nov 2011
 
a list of 28 titles
created 23 Mar 2012
 
a list of 46 titles
created 11 Oct 2012
 
a list of 43 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 32 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Firm" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Firm (2009)

The Firm (2009) on IMDb 5.7/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Firm.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Awaydays (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

On the Wirral in the grim early years of Margaret Thatcher's premiership, the opportunities for thrill seeking young men looking to escape 9 to 5 drudgery are what they've always been: sex,... See full summary »

Director: Pat Holden
Stars: Nicky Bell, Liam Boyle, Stephen Graham
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Charlie is a London youngster who,with his friends,indulges in streaking and petty crime. However he aspires to better himself though his reckless friend Justin ruins his chances of working... See full summary »

Director: Nick Love
Stars: Paul Nicholls, Roland Manookian, Phil Daniels
The Business (2005)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Set in the Thatcher era with the cool sounds of the 80's, THE BUSINESS is an action packed gangster flick set in Spain's sun drenched Costa Del crime. Frankie (Danny Dyer), is on the run ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Love
Stars: Danny Dyer, Tamer Hassan, Geoff Bell
Cass (2008)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

An orphaned Jamaican baby is adopted by an elderly white couple and brought up in an all white area of London and becomes one of the most feared and respected men in Britain. Based on a true story.

Director: Jon S. Baird
Stars: Nonso Anozie, Gavin Brocker, Leo Gregory
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Rise of the Footsoldier follows the inexorable rise of Carlton Leach from one of the most feared generals of the football terraces to becoming a member of a notorious gang of criminals who ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Gilbey
Stars: Ricci Harnett, Terry Stone, Craig Fairbrass
I.D. (1995)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Four policemen go undercover and infiltrate a gang of football hooligans hoping to root-out their leaders. For one of the four, the line between 'job' and 'yob' becomes more unclear as time... See full summary »

Director: Philip Davis
Stars: Reece Dinsdale, Richard Graham, Perry Fenwick
Crime | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Following the deadly climax of "Green Street Hooligans," several members of the West Ham firm and numerous members of Millwall end up in jail. The GSE quickly discover the brutality of life... See full summary »

Director: Jesse V. Johnson
Stars: John Bariamis, Nicola Bertram, Matt Candito
The Firm (TV Series 2012)
Action | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Defense Attorney Mitch McDeere is targeted for execution by the Chicago Mob in retaliation for bringing down a profitable Mob-operated Memphis law firm ten years earlier.

Stars: Josh Lucas, Callum Keith Rennie, Molly Parker
Hooligan II (2012)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Sean Bean (Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings series) presents one of the hardest hitting films on football violence ever made.

Director: Donal MacIntyre
Stars: Sean Bean, Jamie Dorrington, Tamer Hassan
Outlaw (2007)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society.

Director: Nick Love
Stars: Sean Bean, Danny Dyer, Rupert Friend
Ultrà (1991)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The "Brigatte Veneno" is a fan group from the soccer club "AS Roma". The next match is against "Juventus Turin", the classic prestige duel. Principe, the former leader of the group, has ... See full summary »

Director: Ricky Tognazzi
Stars: Claudio Amendola, Ricky Memphis, Gianmarco Tognazzi
Crime | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A wrongfully expelled Harvard undergrad moves to London, where he is introduced to the violent underworld of football hooliganism.

Director: Lexi Alexander
Stars: Elijah Wood, Charlie Hunnam, Claire Forlani
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Bex
Calum MacNab ...
Dom
...
...
Joe Jackson ...
Jay
...
James Kelly ...
Beef
Jaf Ibrahim ...
Tommy Nash ...
Nunk
Eddie Webber ...
Bob
...
Shel
Billy Seymour ...
Terry
Joanne Matthews ...
Ebony Gilbert ...
Justine
Michael Davis ...
Johnny
Edit

Storyline

Set in the 1980s, Dom is a teenager who finds himself drawn into the charismatic world of football 'casuals,influenced by the firm's top boy, Bex. Accepted by the gang for his fast mouth and sense of humor, Dom soon becomes one the boys. But as Bex and his gang clash with rival firms across the country and the violence spirals out of control, Dom realizes he wants out - until he learns it's not that easy to simply walk away. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Release Date:

18 September 2009 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

A Sociedade  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£310,060 (UK) (18 September 2009)

Gross:

£686,502 (UK) (25 September 2009)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When the hooligans arrive in Portsmouth, automatic door locking lights can be seen on the side of the train cars (the blue and white livery is correct though) - automatic train door locks were not introduced until 20 years later. Also, the locomotive pulling the train is sporting WEST COAST RAIL colors which were not around until 2004. See more »

Quotes

Bex: [Terry bumps into Bex on the dance floor] Whoa. Sorry mate.
Terry: It's alright mate. Teach you to dance like a fucking melt though, won't it?
Bex: Slow down. I'm just cutting a rug with me wife.
Terry: [Terry looks at Bex' wife] What that?
Bex: No, you don't wanna make one with me mate. I'll fucking leave you behind.
See more »

Connections

Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #12.29 (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Put Our Heads Together
Written by Burke And Gamble
Performed by The O'Jays
Published by Warner-Ta Merlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
Courtesy of Philadelphia International Records, Assorted Music Inc.
(c) 1982
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Bollicks!!!
4 February 2010 | by (Edinburgh, Scotland) – See all my reviews

first of all, the original firm is impossible to top, to start with - so why remake it in the first place?

this film is predictable, as is the message, but its also boring! i gave it 3 stars for the music, the cool clothes and that danny dwyer wasn't in this one (probably turned it down though)! nick love should have just tried and make a documentary about firms in the 80s, instead of remaking the same film over and over again. in my opinion, the only reason why he made this film is so that he could keep all the denim in the end. they should have made a film about the German world cup, when lots of frustrated wannabee hooligans started beating up each other when there was just no one to fight with...I'd like to see that!

please no more films about guy-love by nick love! thanks


5 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
ok Green Street Hooligans courtcass
The Original Jinky67
Yeti... chelseamal
Great film Nogz
Nick Love - so near yet so far Flexed_Inertia
New images and teaser trailer released BarneyRubble
Discuss The Firm (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?