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Overall C

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.

Violence C
Sexual Content C
Profanity D-
Substance Use D

MPAA Rating: R for language.

Why is The Damned United rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: The Damned United is rated R for for language.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

The sexual expletive is pervasively used, along with other mild and moderate profanities. Many characters smoke and engage in drinking, often to the point of drunkenness. Sports violence is seen in both newsreels of real sporting events and game-play choreographed for the movie. Some blood is shown during the hard-hitting action. The bare buttocks of men in a shower room are briefly shown.

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