Green Street Hooligans
Green Street Hooligans (2005)

After being wrongfully expelled from Harvard University, American Matt Buckner flees to his sister's home in England. Once there, he is befriended by her charming and dangerous brother-in-law, Pete Dunham, and introduced to the… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: June 13, 2006
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
47%
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User Score
88%



Critic Score: 47% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: When it comes to the subculture of soccer thugs, Green Street Hooligans lacks sufficient insight, and instead comes off as a Fight Club knock-off.

Bob Longino
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

It swims and sinks in melodrama.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Soccer needs this movie like Georgia needed Deliverance.

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Hunnam e Wood exibem imensa segurança ao carregarem o filme, que também desperta nosso interesse através da análise dos motivos que levam pessoas comuns à violência das torcidas organizadas.

John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press

There's a good movie to be made about the violent world of British soccer, or football, as it's called on the other side of the pond. This isn't it.

Kerry Lengel
Arizona Republic

It's what you thought Fight Club was going to be, before it went in a whole other (and far more interesting) direction.

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Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

Green Street Hooligans loses any credibility it might have had the minute it tries to pass off Elijah Wood as a tough guy.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

The script is a jumble of caricatures and cliches.

Joe Leydon
Variety

Pic amply demonstrates that Alexander -- director of Johnny Flynton, 2003 Oscar nominee for dramatic short -- has the chops to bring a fresh take to onscreen rough stuff.

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Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

Nothing hits harder, or with less tact, than the overriding message, that Matt is really looking for a surrogate family.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Along the same kinda lines as 'The Football Factory' but nowhere near as gritty and in your face, this film suffers from a slight case of Hollywood… More
Eric Alvarez
Being a FOOTBALL fan, I love this movie; tt's Fight Club meets football. The only flaw of this film is Elijah Wood. His acting skills are very poor and I… More
Mike S
Superb acting and very emotional drama. You immediately get sucked into the story. Additionally, it also has great pacing and a highly intriguing storyline.… More
Thomas Johnston
Combining a passion with sports with a taste for violence. Fight Club combined with sports fanatics! lol Great movie! Very powerful story supported with… More
Jim Careter
Green Street Hooligans is one of those rare films where we get are glad we watched it and is probably Elijah Woods best performance (besides LOTR).
Randy Tippy
If you're looking for a film about football (or soccer) you're going to be severely disappointed. <i>Green Street Hooligans</i>… More

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