Why to Watch - The Damned United

Don’t think of this as your classic “I’ve seen this uplifting inspirational sports movie before”. “The Damned United” has a style and fuck the system aspect to it, that you don’t need to be a soccer fan to enjoy.



The Damned United Biography, Drama, Sport | March 27, 2009 (United Kingdom) 7.5
Director: Tom HooperWriter: Peter Morgan, David PeaceStars: Colm Meaney, Henry Goodman, David RoperSummary: Taking over England's top football club Leeds United, previously successful manager Brian Clough's abrasive approach and his clear dislike of the players' dirty style of play make it certain there is going to be friction. Glimpses of his earlier career help explain both his hostility to previous manager Don Revie and how much he is missing right-hand man Peter Taylor who has loyally stayed with Brighton & Hove Albion. —J-26


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