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Believe (I) (2013)

PG  |   |  Drama  |  25 July 2014 (UK)
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A young, gifted football player who gets into trouble for a petty crime is brought to the attention of former Manchester United coach Matt Busby, who comes out of retirement to help the boy and his teammates.

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Set in 1984 and inspired by true events, 'Believe' is a funny and touching fictional tale about the legendary Manchester United football manager Sir Matt Busby, who helps a wayward boy fulfill his dream. An act of petty crime by 11 year old Georgie becomes a collision of fate as Sir Matt tracks him down, only to discover that the boy is an extraordinarily gifted footballer and captain of a team of unruly talents. Having lived with football all his life and survived the tragic 1958 Munich plane disaster, in which eight of his young players were killed, Sir Matt is still committed to continue his work of 'training lads for life' and so begins a thrilling adventure as Sir Matt Busby, comes out of retirement to transform a young group of scallywags into a dream team. Written by Anonymous

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"If you believe, you can score with your eyes shut." - Sir Matt Busby

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Rated PG for thematic elements, language and smoking. | See all certifications »
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Whilst filming the twin boys Harry and Jack Armes, became attached to the Golden Retrievers 'Baz' and 'Tup' shown with the dog walker and as soon as the director shouted cut they quickly returned to petting them. See more »

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Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want
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Written by Johnny Marr/Steven Morrissey
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Very enjoyable family film.
29 August 2014 | by (Birmingham, England) – See all my reviews

Believe is a family film about a young lad whose team thanks to a chance meeting get to be managed by legendary Manchester United manager Matt Busby.

The plot is predictable and one we have all seen before however it must be watched on the basis it is a family film and meant to appeal to younger viewers as well. On this basis if like me you have children of a younger age who like football, then it is highly likely they will find this story highly engaging. With a strong British cast and references to Matt Busby and his 'Busby Babes' this is also a film that can be enjoyed by adults as well.

Brian Cox is good as Matt Busby and there is also a nice performance from Kate Ashfield (Shaun of the Dead). The young actors all do good jobs as well.

Believe works as an uplifting and at times touching family drama and as far as family films go this is a very good one. A film that all the family really can enjoy.


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