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A Shot at Glory (2000)

R | | Drama, Sport | 12 July 2002 (Italy)
Gordon McLeod is the manager of a second tier Scottish football team. Faced with pressure from his American owner, he is forced to bring on a marquee player to improve the fortunes of the ... See full summary »

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Andy Gray ...
Commentator 1
Finlay MacDonald ...
Eric the Bagpiper
Sheila Latimer ...
Widow Wilson
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Gordon McLeod
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Peter Cameron
Ally McCoist ...
Jackie McQuillan
Ida Schuster ...
Wee Brenda
Alex Howden ...
Horace
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Desmond
John McVeigh ...
Ian McVeigh
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Alan Barnes
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Kelsey O'Brian
John Martin ...
Brian Burns
Paul Agnew ...
Kilnockie Football Team
Ian Constable ...
Kilnockie Football Team
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Gordon McLeod is the manager of a second tier Scottish football team. Faced with pressure from his American owner, he is forced to bring on a marquee player to improve the fortunes of the team and prevents its being moved from the fiercely loyal town it's been for a century. Along the way, McLeod must battle his own demons, including long-standing tiffs with both his daughter and a former colleague who betrayed him. Written by Chris Neuman

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Sometimes in life you only have one chance to win. See more »

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Rated R for language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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Road to Glory  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)
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Ally McCoist is depicted as an ex Celtic player in the film but in reality he played for their fierce rivals Rangers in real life. See more »

Quotes

Gordon McCloud: You give me the heart, I'll give you the lungs, and together we'll work on the head.
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23 August 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is the worst film of all time. Its so crap its actually funny. Robert Duvall's accent is ridiculous. The acting is horrific. Anyone seeing this rubbish who didn't know better would have an extremely tainted view of life in Scotland. We don't all live in a Broons cartoon for god sakes. I actually support Raith Rovers (many of whose players and John 'Gie the lads a slap, Allegedly' McVeigh, feature) and thats the only highlight for me, i never thought Steve Tosh would have his own IMDb page. The mind boggles!!!!!

This is a horrible horrible piece of cinema, if its playing at a theater near you, burn the place down, if its in a video shop, burn it down, if its in your house, burn it down (just in case). All memory of this must be destroyed.

Duvall, McCoist, McVeigh, Agathe, Smith, Tosh your boys took one hell of a beating, one hell of a beating.


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