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The Damned United

Based on a true story (and a novel by David Peace), this movie follows the 44 day-long term of cocky football coach Brian Clough (Michael Sheen) when a was given the chance in 1974 to manage England's top club, Leeds United. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: C
Violence: C
Sexual Content: C
Language: D-
Drugs/Alcohol: D
Run Time: 98
Theater Release: 09 Oct 2009
Video Release: 23 Feb 2010
MPAA Rating: R
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Michael Sheen has played other real life personalities, like British Prime Minister Tony Bennett in The Queen and journalist David Frost in Frost/Nixon. The screenplays for these two films, as well as The Damned United, were penned by writer Peter Morgan. Actor Timothy Spall takes on the role of another right hand man in the Harry Potter Franchise.

Home Video Extra Features

Release Date: 23 February 2010
The Damned Untied comes to DVD and Blu-ray with the following bonus materials:
- Commentary with Director Tom Hooper, Michael Sheen and Producer Andy Harries
- Cloughisms with Optional Director’s Commentary
- Deleted Scenes with Optional Director’s Commentary
- Featurettes: Perfect Pitch: The Making Of The Damned United, Creating Clough: Michael Sheen Takes on ‘Old Big ‘Ead’, Remembering Brian and The Changing Game: Football in the Seventies.

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