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The Rise & Fall of a White Collar Hooligan (2012)

R | | Crime | 7 May 2012 (UK)
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When unemployed soccer hooligan Mike Jacobs encounters an old friend during a bloody pregame brawl, he finds the answer to his problems - credit card fraud. But before long, the fast paced ... See full summary »

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Katie
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Nicey Pricey
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When unemployed soccer hooligan Mike Jacobs encounters an old friend during a bloody pregame brawl, he finds the answer to his problems - credit card fraud. But before long, the fast paced world of easy money and beautiful women descends into a violent struggle for survival. Written by Anonymous

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This beautiful game isn't life or death... it's more important than that.

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Rated R for pervasive language, some violence, drug use and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Typical Englosh Crime Movie? 3/10
3 August 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Review: I was really expecting this movie to be about football violence, but it turned out to be about credit card fraud, which was a bit strange. The acting wasn't the best but the storyline wasn't too bad. I liked the chemistry between the 2 main characters, but it was boring in parts. In all, the movie was pretty average and totally nothing to so with football.

Round-Up: I wasn't impressed with Nick Nervern's acting in G.B.H. and I personally think that the film would have been much better if they would have chosen a different leading actor. Simon Phillips, who plays his partner in crime, played his part well, but it still has that East End feel with all of the swearing and crime. I hope that the sequel brings more substance and originality.

Budget: $1million Worldwide Gross: N/A

I recommend this movie to people who like there English crime movies with a touch of violence. 3/10


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