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Added on: 30/7/2001 06:20
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There`s Only One Jimmy Grimble (UK)

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and no substitute for life
Certificate: 12
Running Time: 101 mins
Retail Price: £19.99
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As a city fan in a school full of Manchester United supporters, life is far from easy for teenager Jimmy Grumble. Bullied at school by Gorgeous Gordon Burley, Jimmy also struggles at home as his single mother Donna takes up with the Harley-riding loser Two Dogs.

Jimmy still wishes that things would work out between his mum and her ex-boyfriend Harry, the only drawback being that Harry`s married to someone else. On top of all this, a new girl at school called Sara renders Jimmy tongue-tied, threatening all chances of a romance and adding even further misery to his life. Then he meets an old bag lady in a condemned building who gives him a pair of magic boots.

Special Features:
Interactive Menus
Scene Access
Theatrical Trailer
Director`s Commentary
Deleted Scenes
Casting Tapes

Video Tracks:
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

Audio Tracks:
Dolby Digital 5.1 English

Subtitle Tracks:
CC: English

Directed By:
John Hay

Written By:

Anthony Marsh
Samia Ghadie
Bobby Power
Ciaran Griffiths
Wayne Galtrey
Ben Miller
Jane Lapotaire
Lewis McKenzie
Gina McKee
Ray Winstone
Robert Carlyle

Casting By:
Suzanne Smith

Soundtrack By:
Alex James
Simon Boswell

Director of Photography:
John de Borman

Oral Norrie Ottley

Costume Designer:
Mary-Jane Reyner

Production Designer:
Michael Carlin

Sarah Radclyffe
Alexis Lloyd
Alison Jackson
Claire Hunt
Bill Godfrey
Andrea Calderwood
Jeremy Bolt


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9 / 10
I loved this film, especially the football scenes which were the most realistic and exciting that I have seen. This is the first football film that I have seen where you actually feel like you are watching real football! Some of the skills are amazing, they must have searched very hard to find actors who were also excellent footballers - either that or they must have had a very good football trainer.

Definetly one to watch!
posted by Will Bicheno on 2/9/2001 17:21