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United (I) (2011)

 -  Drama | History | Sport  -  24 April 2011 (UK)
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United is based on the true story of Manchester United's legendary "Busby Babes", the youngest side ever to win the Football League and the 1958 Munich Air Crash that claimed eight of the ... See full summary »

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United is based on the true story of Manchester United's legendary "Busby Babes", the youngest side ever to win the Football League and the 1958 Munich Air Crash that claimed eight of the their number. The film draws on first-hand interviews with the survivors and their families to tell the inspirational story of a team and community overcoming terrible tragedy. Written by Production Company

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Rated PG-13 for some disturbing images, smoking and brief strong language | See all certifications »
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In the long shots of the Airspeed Ambassador outside the terminal the propellers can be seen slowly turning. The Ambassador was a piston engined aircraft, the props would not rotate slowly like a turbo-prop engine. See more »

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United damn good
25 April 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I was once in a play about Hillsborough and that started my interest in foot ball a bit morbid i know but you have to start somewhere.I new nothing of the details about the 1958 air disaster in Munich and i feel after see this nostalgic drama i should. While watching United there was a wonderful reminiscence rather than a desperate pot boiler the plot and performances led you by the hand and cared for you throughout the hour and a half. The only thing i could relate this to would be Dead Poets Society or Remember The Titans. I did feel that David Tennant was far better than anything i have seen him in before and Dougary Scot should not only have played wolverine but is the only choice for a Sean Connery the life of film.


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