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My Name Is Lenny (2017)

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The life story of one of Britain's most notorious bare-knuckle fighters, Lenny McLean, also known as "the Guv'nor".

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Ron Scalpello
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josh Helman ... Lenny McLean
Michael Bisping ... Roy Shaw
Chanel Cresswell ... Valerie McLean
John Hurt ... Leslie Salmon
Nick Moran ... Johnny Bootnose
Charley Palmer Rothwell ... Carrots McLean
Rita Tushingham ... Reenie Joyce
George Russo ... Frank Warren
Martin Askew ... Jim Irwin
Jennifer Brooke Jennifer Brooke ... Trixie Marks
Nicola Duffett ... Ethel
Ruth Alfie Adams Ruth Alfie Adams ... Mrs. Anderson
Robert Goodman Robert Goodman ... Bobby Sunlight
Decca Heggie ... Blockie Johnson
Dean Christie ... Alan Draper
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The life story of one of Britain's most notorious bare-knuckle fighters, Lenny McLean, also known as "the Guv'nor".

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No guts. No Glory. See more »

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Biography | Drama | Sport

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 June 2017 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Guv'nor See more »

Filming Locations:

Islington, London, England, UK See more »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Salon Pictures See more »
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Color
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Trivia

Nick Moran, who played Lenny's cousin and boxing trainer in this movie, appeared with the real Lenny McLean in Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998). See more »

Goofs

The knife in Lenny's leg is different then the one shown in john john hand. Its a round butt in his leg but a square one in the hand. See more »

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On the verge of being great
9 July 2017 | by jeneve-06408See all my reviews

This was a really entertaining movie with good acting all round, If i have any gripes it's because it could have been a terrific film if it had dug a bit deeper as in Lenny's enforcing days and some of the gangsters he mixed with, I thought the weird scene with him singing wild thing could have been put to better use but British directors like to do this kind of thing for some unknown reason and it kind of spoils things a bit.That said it's well worth watching and even Michael Bisping was good.


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