Mike Bassett: England Manager
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Mike Bassett: England Manager   Mike Bassett: England Manager  

Mike Bassett: England Manager is an hilarious British Comedy that stars Ricky Thomlinson. Featuring Cameos from Barry Venison, Gabby Yorath, Atomic Kitten and Pele.When the England manager has a heart attack, footballs' top brass turn to Mike Bassett (basically no one else wanted the job). England lose Mike's first two games in charge. His team struggles to a goal-less draw in the final qualifying match but, thanks to a fluke result elsewhere, England qualify for the finals in Brazil.In South America things go from bad to worse. Pressure is mounting for Mike. An embarrassing drunken performance caught by a new photographer seals his fate as the most unpopular Englishman ever.However, Mike makes an impassioned plea for the country to get behind him - fans, press, players.... even his wife. Can Mike turn the tide and bring football home ? .. 

genre:
Comedy and Sports Film
director:
Steve Barron 
stars:
Ricky Tomlinson;Amanda Redman;Philip Jackson; 
year:
2001
runtime:
89 
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Runtime: 282 min