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The Parole Officer ()


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A failed parole officer framed for murder must enlist the help of his former clients to clear his name.

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Simon Garden
Emma Gilmour ...
Secretary
Susan Jane Tanner ...
Stern Woman
Iain Mitchell ...
Tribunal Chairman
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Tribunal Man
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George
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Jeff
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Colin
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Kirsty
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Inspector Burton
Bruce McGregor ...
First Policeman
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Emma
Justin Burrows ...
Mills
Marc Goodhall ...
Death / Student (as Marc Goodall)
Clive Kneller ...
Deacon
John Henshaw ...
Cochran
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First Hardman
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Second Hardman (as Brian 'Sonny' Nickels)
Terence Mann ...
Desk Sergeant
Jake Abraham ...
Seedy Bloke
Jo-Anne Knowles ...
TV Interviewer (as Jo Anne Knowles)
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Japanese Businessman
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Japanese Businessman
Kate Deakin ...
Club Receptionist
David J. Nicholls ...
Bill (as Dave Nicholls)
Francesca Hall ...
Club Manageress
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Jeff's Mam
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Victor's Wife
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Old Lady in Art Gallery
Victoria Gould ...
First Security Guard
Natasha Alexander ...
Second Security Guard
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Deflated Husband
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Insinuating Wife
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Bike Group Leader
Alan Clarke ...
Lycra Crusty
Kevin Malloy ...
Alarm Company Operator
Richard Sinnott ...
Bank Manager
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Second Policeman
Peter Rylands ...
Third Policeman
Donna Henry ...
WPC at Service Station
Sue McCormick ...
Garage Customer
Elaine Barnett ...
Sales Assistant
June Broughton ...
Old Lady
Amy Shaw ...
Old Lady
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Mayor
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Chief Constable
Andrew Norris ...
Fourth Policeman
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Victor in Disguise
Will Tacey ...
Fifth Policeman
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Victor
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Barman
Sarah Desmond ...
Zoe (uncredited)
Steve Farrell ...
Extra (uncredited)
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Protester (uncredited)

Directed by

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John Duigan

Written by

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Steve Coogan ... (written by) and
Henry Normal ... (written by)

Produced by

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Duncan Kenworthy ... producer
Andrew Macdonald ... producer
Callum McDougall ... producer

Music by

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Alex Heffes

Cinematography by

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John Daly ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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David Freeman

Editorial Department

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Marcus Alexander ... assistant conforming editor
Steve Farman ... negative cutter
Steve Harrow ... post-production consultant
Anthony Houghton ... assistant editor
Angelica Landry ... first assistant editor
Andrew Melhuish ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Michelle Guish

Production Design by

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Tom Brown

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Sue Booth
Ricky Eyres

Set Decoration by

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Shelly Pond

Costume Design by

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Alexandra Caulfield ... (as Alex Caulfield)

Makeup Department

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Janita Doyle ... makeup artist
Emma Ferguson ... makeup artist
Jill Sweeney ... hair designer / makeup designer

Production Management

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Robert How ... production supervisor
Clare St. John ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Jane Burgess ... third assistant director
Sean Guest ... first assistant director
James Andrew Haven ... second assistant director (as James Haven)

Art Department

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Dion Banner ... stand by painter
Stuart Hudson ... chargehand
Tony Rycyk ... stand-by propman
Kevin Waite ... construction manager

Sound Department

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Sandy Buchanan ... adr mixer / foley mixer
Rudi Buckle ... additional sound
Gillian Dodders ... adr editor / dialogue editor
Glenn Freemantle ... supervising sound editor
Susan French ... adr editor / dialogue editor
John Hayward ... re-recording mixer
Alex Hudd ... sound consultant: dolby
John Midgley ... sound
Richard Pryke ... re-recording mixer
John Rodda ... sound mixer
Tom Sayers ... sound effects editor
Sven Taits ... sound effects editor
Kevin Tayler ... adr recordist
Andrew Caller ... sound technician (uncredited)

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Neal Champion ... special effects supervisor
James Francis Jr. ... special effects technician
Jim Francis ... special effects supervisor
Nick P. Phillips ... special effects technician (as Nick Phillips)
Ed Smith ... senior special effects technician
Chris Trice ... special effects props

Visual Effects by

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Tabitha Dean ... visual effects editorial: CFC
Robert Duncan ... visual effects supervisor: CFC
Julia Egerton ... digital lab operator: CFC
Ian Fellows ... digital paint artist: CFC
Ruth Greenberg ... visual effects line producer: CFC
Darrel Griffin ... data wrangler: CFC
Jan Hogevold ... digital lab producer: CFC
Adam Inglis ... digital lab operator: CFC
Merrin Jensen ... digital lab coordinator: CFC
Drew Jones ... visual effects executive producer: CFC
Penny Leyton ... CG animator: CFC
Scott Marriott ... digital paint artist: CFC
Jolene McCaffrey ... digital compositor: CFC
Chad Rogers ... data wrangler: CFC
Jennifer Simonds ... digital lab operator: CFC
Maria Stroka ... digital lab operator: CFC (as Maria Stroka-Robinson)
Matthew Twyford ... digital compositor: CFC
Victor Wade ... digital paint artist: CFC
Corrina Wilson ... digital paint artist: CFC
Ziggy Zigouras ... flame artist

Stunts

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Joss Gower ... stunt double
Rowley Irlam ... stunt driver
Gareth Milne ... stunt coordinator
Peter Pedrero ... stunt driver
Andreas Petrides ... stunt driver
Buster Reeves ... stunts
William Willoughby ... stunt double

Camera and Electrical Department

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Phil Brookes ... rigging gaffer
Dave Fowler ... electrician
Graham Frake ... additional camera operator
Lee Howarth ... stand-by rigger
Gary Hymns ... grip / key grip
Dominic Hyndman ... camera car: driver
Howard Smith ... steadicam operator
Roger Tooley ... steadicam operator
Steve Wallace ... first assistant camera
Ken Westbury ... additional camera operator
Vince McGahon ... steadicam operator (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Louis Elman ... adr voice casting
Gaby Kester ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Zoe Morris ... costume

Location Management

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Beverley Lamb ... location manager

Music Department

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Isobel Griffiths ... orchestra contractor
Michael Higham ... music editor
Andy Richards ... score mixer
Adam Tudhope ... music clearances

Other crew

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Candice Fonseca ... production coordinator
Jane Houston ... script supervisor
Sarada McDermott ... production secretary
Cherry Parker ... crowds coordinator
Joanne Smith ... general manager
Adam Tudhope ... assistant to producer
Dean Williamson ... floor runner
Jeremy Pelzer ... studio manager 3 Mills (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Failed parole officer Simon Garden (Coogan) is framed for a murder committed by one of Manchester's leading police officers. The only evidence proving his innocence is a CCTV video tape locked inside a bank vault. With the help of four inept ex-criminals and token love interest Emma (Lena Headey), Garden must break into the bank and steal the CCTV footage in order to clear his name. Written by Anon

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Taglines Steve Coogan Is....[The Parole Officer] See more »
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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • Das B-Team: Beschränkt und auf Bewährung (Germany)
  • El agente de la condicional (Spain)
  • Un'insolita missione (Italy)
  • Инспекторът (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
  • Széfbe zárt igazság (Hungary)
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Runtime
  • 93 min
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Budget $6,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United Kingdom GBP902,028, 12 Aug 2001

Did You Know?

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Trivia Stephen Dillane (Inspector Burton) and Lena Headey (Emma) went on to star in Game of Thrones (2011) as Stannis Baratheon and Cersei Lannister respectively. See more »
Goofs CMT buses operate in Liverpool, not Manchester. See more »
Movie Connections Features Trumpton (1967). See more »
Soundtracks Dreamer See more »
Crazy Credits During the first part of the credits there is footage showing the cast dancing to "Heroes" by David Bowie See more »
Quotes [after seeing Emma in the mirror naked]
Simon Garden: You've got a lovely little pu... cat
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