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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.

MPAA Rating R for language.
Theatrical Release October 9, 2009
Director Tom Hooper
Cast Michael Sheen, Timothy Spall, Colm Meaney
Run Time 98
2009 Sony PIcture Classics Official Movie Website

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