TwentyFourSeven (1997)

R   |    |  Comedy, Drama, Romance

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In a typical English working-class town, the juveniles have nothing more to do than hang around in gangs. One day, Alan Darcy, a highly motivated man with the same kind of youth experience,... See full summary »

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  • Bob Hoskins in TwentyFourSeven (1997)
  • Bob Hoskins and Shane Meadows in TwentyFourSeven (1997)
  • Bob Hoskins in TwentyFourSeven (1997)
  • Bob Hoskins in TwentyFourSeven (1997)
  • Bob Hoskins and Mat Hand in TwentyFourSeven (1997)
  • Justin Brady, Darren Campbell, James Hooton, and Jimmy Hynd in TwentyFourSeven (1997)

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10 June 2001 | chinaskee
| A Real Treat
Shot in sumptuous black and white,this is one the most energetic films I've seen in a very long time.Bob Hoskins(in the kind of role Robin Williams can play in his sleep,and often does)is at times funny,at other times dead serious,but always real in this story that centers around the boxing club he has built to give the young men in his small town something to do instead of sitting around feeling sorry for themselves and throwing their lives away.All the performances are first-rate,but the family unit of Danny Nussbaum,Bruce Jones and Annette Badland are particularly strong.If this movie had been made in Hollywood it would have been over-produced,over-cast and overdone.The film never lowers itself into the cheap sentimentality that this genre of film often falls into.The way that Bob Hoskins brings these guys into his confidence one by one by convincing them they're the ones keeping the other guys in line is awe-inspiring.And there's a great soundtrack to boot.Mr Meadows,I know the money can be very tempting but resist the call of Hollywood as long as you can.The concessions you'll have to make to get your work produced just aren't worth it.Bravo,Shane,you're one helluva filmmaker.

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Plot Summary


Comedy | Drama | Romance | Sport

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£43,339 (UK) (17 April 1998)

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