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United (2011)

PG-13 | | 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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James Strong

Writer:

Chris Chibnall
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dean Andrews ... Bert Whalley
Kate Ashfield ... Alma George
Natalie Burt ... Marion Bent
David Calder ... Harold Hardman
Sam Claflin ... Duncan Edwards
Werner Daehn ... Professor Maurer
Shirley Dixon ... Mrs. Watson
John Draycott ... Journalist
Neil Dudgeon ... Alan Hardaker
Bill Fellows ... Robert Charlton
Faton Gerbeshi Faton Gerbeshi ... Customs Officer
Tim Healy ... Tommy Skinner
Daniel Hill ... British Consul
Melanie Hill ... Cissie Charlton
Philip Hill-Pearson ... Eddie Colman
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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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Drama | History | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for some disturbing images, smoking and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

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English | German

Release Date:

24 April 2011 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

United: The Legend of the Busby Babes See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Filming took place during the winter of 2010 and was hampered by the heavy snowfall that year. Only on the two days when the scenes of the plane crash in the snow were filmed, there was no natural snow and snow machines had to be employed. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Jimmy Murphy: Football is a simple game. You win the ball, you pass the ball, you score a goal. All else is embellishment.
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Connections

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

Soundtracks

Manchester United Calypso
Words & music by Jones & Watterson
Performed by Edric Connor
Published by EMI Blackwood Music Inc OBO
Robbins Music Corp Ltd (BMI)
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This is why I love British movies.
25 April 2011 | by batudinginSee all my reviews

Great movies does often set itself on great story. even then it might not do the movie justice. But this one do.

Motivational movie is something else. But at the end of the day it is a genre. I do hate people that categorizes things like art. But it does happens.

Justify the feeling. Being chosen for something. The thrill of something new. Tragedy of a situation that is uncontrollable. Human spirit is a presence that is most likely a compelling presence.

I love Man United. For obvious reasons. But this one opens my eyes on the history. Bobby is a legend. But Then, they were not as much known as today. The richest FC in the world for pete's sake..

I love the movie. The acting is Humanic. No overacting even in corny moments. I do hope more British movies follows suit and with more publicity.


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