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Mary McGuckian directs this bleak biopic about famed Manchester United soccer star George Best, who dumped his career down the drain with booze, brawling, and drugs. The film charts Best's (John Lynch) rise from Belfast, to fame, to dissipation. ~ Jonathan Crow, Rovimore
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
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Ian Bannen
as Matt Busby
Jerome Flynn
as Bobby Charlton
Ian Hart
as Nobby Stiles
Cal Macaninch
as Paddy Crerand
Linus Roache
as Denis Law
David Hayman
as Tommy Docherty/The b...
James Ellis
as Dickie Best
Roger Daltrey
as Rodney Marsh
Stephen Fry
as Frazer Crane
Clive Anderson
as Interviewer
Sophie Dahl
as Eva Haraldsted
Dave Duffy
as Limousine Driver
Lalor Roddy
as Petrol Station Atten...
Pauline Lynch
as Receptionist
Jacqueline Lynch
as Receptionist
Owen O'Neill
as Comedian
Sean Kearns
as David McCracken
Alan McClenaghan
as Man with Tattoos
Nora Connolly
as Man with Tattoo's Wi...
Tom Collins
as Concerned Man
Terence Corrigan
as Young George Best
Jim Sheridan
as Bob Bishop
Philip Madoc
as Jimmy Murphy
Robert Campion
as Eric McMordie
Mark Byrne
as Harry Gregg
Marie Jones
as Anne Best
Micha Bergese
as Portuguese Bartender
Nick Wall
as Photographer
John McCarthy
as Hairdresser
Louis Hammond
as Ken Stanley
Ray Wilkins
as Referee
P.J. Davidson
as Louis Edwards
Amanda Ryan
as Mrs. Crerand
Mary McGuckian
as Norma Charlton
Gregory Battle
as The Furrier
Sean Blowers
as The Bookie
Neil Caple
as The Barber
Ed Maddrell
as Tabloid Hack
Ronnie Fox
as Cronie in the Bar
David Corden
as Customer in Blinkers
Sarah Stockbridge
as Night Huntress
Jamie Gambell
as London Cop
Richard Leaf
as Constable Davies
Sean Wightman
as Sargent Williams
Kim Fenton
as Gerald Soames
Jason Gilroy
as Cameraman
Rob Webster
as Reporters at Chelsea...
Brian Regan
as Reporters at Chelsea...
Derek Newton
as Old Trafford Steward
David Reid
as Old Trafford Steward
Alex Best
as Himself
George Best
as Himself
Kenneth Wolstenholme
as Football Commentator
Sean Barrett
as Football Commentator
Joćo Ferreira
as Football Commentator
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Full Review… | May 7, 2009
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Full Review… | October 18, 2008
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Full Review… | November 1, 2007
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
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Full Review… | January 5, 2002
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