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The Rise & Fall of a White Collar Hooligan (2012)

R | | Crime | 7 May 2012 (UK)
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When unemployed soccer hooligan Mike Jacobs encounters an old friend during a bloody pregame brawl, he finds the answer to his problems - credit card fraud. But before long, the fast paced ... See full summary »

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Paul Tanter

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Raheel Riaz (original story), Paul Tanter
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Credited cast:
Nick Nevern ... Mike Jacobs
Simon Phillips ... Eddie Hill
Rita Ramnani ... Katie
Peter Barrett ... Topbeef
Rebecca Ferdinando ... Nicey Pricey
Ricci Harnett ... D.S. McCartney
Roland Manookian ... Rusty
Billy Murray ... Mr. Robinson
David Tremaine David Tremaine ... Jamie
Amed Hashimi ... Dan
Emile Jansen ... French Detective
Charlie Bond Charlie Bond ... Sylvia
Robert Stone Robert Stone ... Alec
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stuart Bailey Stuart Bailey ... Football hooligan
Rudy Barrow ... Riot Police Officer
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When unemployed soccer hooligan Mike Jacobs encounters an old friend during a bloody pregame brawl, he finds the answer to his problems - credit card fraud. But before long, the fast paced world of easy money and beautiful women descends into a violent struggle for survival. Written by Anonymous

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This beautiful game isn't life or death... it's more important than that.

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Rated R for pervasive language, some violence, drug use and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

7 May 2012 (UK) See more »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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A crime story, nothing to do with hooligans
27 February 2015 | by deloudelouvainSee all my reviews

"The rise and fall of a white collar hooligan". When you read a title like that, and with a movie poster of a hooligan holding a baseball bat then you obviously think you are going to watch a hooligan movie. So I was surprised it was not that at all. The only thing that can be matched to hooliganism in this story is that two of the main characters know each other from football. You only see like one or two fights, even if those scenes I would not call them hooligan fights. The movie is just a crime story about credit card fraud and gangster stuff in London. The story is actually not that bad, and the actors neither, it's just that I was expecting something else. All in all it's worth a watch but just don't expect hooligan stuff.


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