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Four policemen go undercover and infiltrate a gang of football hooligans hoping to root-out their leaders. For one of the four, the line between 'job' and 'yob' becomes more unclear as time... See full summary »

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Phil Davis (as Philip Davis)

Writers:

James Bannon (original story) (as James Bannon), Vincent O'Connell (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Reece Dinsdale ... John
Richard Graham Richard Graham ... Trevor
Perry Fenwick Perry Fenwick ... Eddie
Philip Glenister ... Charlie
Warren Clarke ... Bob
Claire Skinner ... Marie
Saskia Reeves ... Lynda
Sean Pertwee ... Martin
Charles De'Ath ... Nik
Lee Ross ... Gumbo
Terry Cole Terry Cole ... Puff
Steve Sweeney ... Vinny
Nicholas R. Bailey ... Micky (as Nicholas Bailey)
Nick Bartlett ... David Daley
David Schaal ... Paul Funnell
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Storyline

Four policemen go undercover and infiltrate a gang of football hooligans hoping to root-out their leaders. For one of the four, the line between 'job' and 'yob' becomes more unclear as time passes . . . Written by Mark Harding <mah@imdb.com>

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When you go undercover, remember one thing: who you are.

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

Germany | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 1995 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Hooligans See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The plot of the film is loosely based on "Operation Full-Time", a Scotland Yard undercover operation which attempted to identify the leaders of West Ham United F.C.'s firm, the Inter City Firm (ICF). However, none of the real life officers suffered John's (Reece Dinsdale) fate in the film. See more »

Quotes

John: You know me, yes you do. Honest John, milk monitor, prefect... Could've made head boy if I stayed on.
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Connections

Edited into Screen Two: I.D. (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Night Fever
Written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb & Maurice Gibb (as The Bee Gees)
Recording courtesy of Polydor
Published by Gibb Brothers Music/BMG
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A great movie
8 December 2002 | by abel-16See all my reviews

This is one of the best English movies I have ever seen.

The story is good, but the actors really do this movie.

Although this movie is about football hooligans it doesn't have one single scene of a football game.

I give this breathtaking drama full score. 10/10.


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