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The Firm (2009)

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Football hooligans organize themselves into firms that represent their favorite team.

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Nick Love

Writers:

Al Ashton (original screenplay), Nick Love (adaptation)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Anderson ... Bex
Calum MacNab ... Dom
Daniel Mays ... Yeti
Doug Allen ... Trigger
Joe Jackson Joe Jackson ... Jay
Richie Campbell ... Snowy
James Kelly James Kelly ... Beef
Jaf Ibrahim Jaf Ibrahim ... Usef
Tommy Nash Tommy Nash ... Nunk
Eddie Webber ... Bob
Camille Coduri ... Shel
Billy Seymour ... Terry
Joanne Matthews ... Suzy
Ebony Gilbert ... Justine
Michael Davis Michael Davis ... Johnny
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Storyline

Set in the 1980s, Dom is a teenager who finds himself drawn into the charismatic world of football 'casuals, influenced by the firm's top boy, Bex. Accepted by the gang for his fast mouth and sense of humor, Dom soon becomes one the boys. But as Bex and his gang clash with rival firms across the country and the violence spirals out of control, Dom realizes he wants out - until he learns it's not that easy to simply walk away.

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Drama

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Country:

UK

Release Date:

18 September 2009 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A Sociedade See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,094,777
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Vertigo Films See more »
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Bex's estate agents is called Hunter Ashton & Clarke. Which is a nod to both the writer and the director of the 1989 original movie. See more »

Goofs

The main characters Bex and Dom are seen sat inside of a white 'scaffolding' van and visibly seen on the van's interior by the passenger seat belt is a modern L.E.D touch light gadget. This typical modern technology was not developed during the decade in which the film is set. See more »

Quotes

Bex: [Terry bumps into Bex on the dance floor] Whoa. Sorry mate.
Terry: It's alright mate. Teach you to dance like a fucking melt though, won't it?
Bex: Slow down. I'm just cutting a rug with me wife.
Terry: [Terry looks at Bex' wife] What that?
Bex: No, you don't wanna make one with me mate. I'll fucking leave you behind.
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Connections

Remake of Screen Two: The Firm (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Stop The Music
Written by Jonah Ellis, Lonnie Simmins, Alisa Yarbrough
Performed by Yarbrough & Peoples
Published by Minder Music Limited
Courtesy of Island Def Jam
(c) 1980
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Bollicks!!!
4 February 2010 | by BitoqueSee all my reviews

first of all, the original firm is impossible to top, to start with - so why remake it in the first place?

this film is predictable, as is the message, but its also boring! i gave it 3 stars for the music, the cool clothes and that danny dwyer wasn't in this one (probably turned it down though)! nick love should have just tried and make a documentary about firms in the 80s, instead of remaking the same film over and over again. in my opinion, the only reason why he made this film is so that he could keep all the denim in the end. they should have made a film about the German world cup, when lots of frustrated wannabee hooligans started beating up each other when there was just no one to fight with...I'd like to see that!

please no more films about guy-love by nick love! thanks


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