Gridiron UK (2015)

 |  Comedy, Drama, Sport  |  2015 (UK)
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Based on a true story in 1985. Derek is a dreamer and a loser. No matter how hard he tries he fails at everything he attempts. Determined to show the world he can succeed at something he ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dorsey Levens ...
Coach James
Kym (as Rebecca Pitkin)
Council Guy
Russell Floyd ...
Derek's Father
Helen Lederer ...
Derek's Mother
Hard Nut
Dan McSherry ...


Based on a true story in 1985. Derek is a dreamer and a loser. No matter how hard he tries he fails at everything he attempts. Determined to show the world he can succeed at something he forms an American Football team in a country dominated by Soccer, Rugby, Cricket and Fish & Chips. His desire to succeed consumes his life and he is blind to see that his success will lead to him losing everything. Written by Anonymous

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In 1984 in a country dominated by Soccer, Rugby and Cricket, one man risked everything to play American Football.


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