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The Hooligan Factory (2014)

Danny wants something more. Expelled from school and living in his grandfathers flat, he longs to live up to the image of his estranged father Danny Senior. Sent to prison for force feeding... See full summary »

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Nick Nevern
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Maza ... Danny
Nick Nevern ... Dex
Tom Burke ... Bullet
Ray Fearon ... Midnight
Steven O'Donnell ... Old Bill
Morgan Watkins ... Trumpet
Josef Altin ... Weasel
Ronnie Fox ... Danny Snr
Leo Gregory ... Slasher
Keith-Lee Castle ... The Baron
Lorraine Stanley ... Sharon
Craig Fairbrass ... Mickey
Neil Large Neil Large ... Manchester's Top Boy
Juliet Oldfield ... Karen
Billy Matthews Billy Matthews ... Danny JNR
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Storyline

Danny wants something more. Expelled from school and living in his grandfathers flat, he longs to live up to the image of his estranged father Danny Senior. Sent to prison for force feeding a judge his own wig Danny Senior was a legend and Danny is looking for a way to emulate his father's achievements and rise to be "top boy". Meanwhile in Wormwood Scrubs prison legendary football hooligan Dex is about to be released. Dex is on a quest of his own, one of vengeance against his nemesis and rival firm leader Yeti. But when Danny and Dex's paths cross they embark on a journey as old as hooliganism itself. Dex, Danny and The Hooligan Factory travel the length of the country on a mission to re-establish their firm's glory days. However, the police are closing in and we get a sense that the Hooligan Factory's best days may be behind them, but with Danny on their side, and Dex finding his old form who knows where this may lead. After all... Its a funny old game. Written by Anonymous

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Football Violence, So funny...it hurts.

Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 June 2014 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Huligán háború See more »

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Budget:

GBP1,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,060
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Dex has the same prison number as Carlin in Scum, 4737 See more »

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Funny how?
10 November 2014 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

The poster should be an indicator! While this is dealing with real life events, it does make fun of them (and the people involved). If you didn't get the message then, you might get it with the movies intro. A very well known British actor has a cameo (actually you get more than one and you could ask, how they got involved in this, but it seems to have been one day of shooting and a lots of fun) were he's making fun of his image and how people perceive him.

Still not sure? The movie is filled with weird and strange humor. Not everything is a hit, but there's enough here to enjoy if you let yourself. Plus it does have violence thrown in there for good measure (in other words, does not shy away from it). It might have a very strange moment towards the end, that does break the comedy a bit, when it gets serious, but the movie almost even pulls that off. Decent enough, especially if you think there have been enough movies about Hooligans already ...


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