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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 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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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 21 April 2011 (2011) See more »

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good sports inspirational movie
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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.

It's a good story and another inspirational sports story. It doesn't play as well in US. Nobody cares about "FootttBall". But I'm sure it's incredibly powerful in UK. It's like a Hockey movie in Canada or a Baseball or Football movie in US. I don't see anything exceptional here. Just a well done inspirational movie. Certainly I don't know anybody portrayed in this. Afterwards, I don't necessarily care much more about what happened.


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