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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

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The Damned United

How does Clough’s inability to shake off the offense of being ignored by someone as important as Don Revie impact his whole life? Do you feel Revie really intended to snub Clough? Does Revie appear to be affected by (or even aware of) Clough’s grudge? How are other people harmed by Clough’s obsession to prove himself equal or better than this man? In what ways can real or imaged slights impact our own lives?

Click here for a brief biography of Brian Clough.

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