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Mean Machine

Rating:R (for language and some violence)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:February 22, 2002
Running time:99 minutes
Cast:Vinnie Jones, Vas Blackwood, Danny Dyer, Jason Flemyng, David Kelly
Director:Barry Skolnick
Producer:Matthew Vaughn, Georgia Masters, Guy Ritchie
Writer:Chris Baker, Andy Day
Distributor:Paramount Classics

Description: Once a major football hero, but now famously degenerate after seeming to have thrown a crucial international match, Danny Meehan is arrested for drunk driving and assaulting an officer. He is sentenced to prison where he becomes involved in coaching a prisoner's football team. Danny relearns the joy of victory and reclaims his sense of himself as a man by coaching convicts on the prisoners team, which is eventually pitted against a team of the hated guards.

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