Clubbed (2008)

Danny - a lonely factory worker, intimidated by life - is battered and humiliated in front of his kids in a random act of violence. His already bleak existence sinks further into the abyss. On the verge of total breakdown he decides to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 2, 2008
DVD Release Date: January 18, 2011
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Critic Score: 27% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Below-average British geezer-crime flick with poor performances, direction and writing throughout.

David Jenkins
Time Out

It's a comically inept and unfocused piece of filmmaking, with 'This Is England'-lite period detail attained by what looks like a bring-your-own-costume policy.

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Wendy Ide
Times (UK)

It's a dreadful piece of writing, compounded by an array of shockingly poor performances.

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Chris Hicks
Total Film

Though predictable, the attention to period detail makes this a Brit-flick rather like its hero - an intelligent little scrapper.

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Anna Smith
Empire Magazine

Overcomes its low budget suspenseful story, sympathetic leads and cracking '80s soundtrack.

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Peter Bradshaw

A piece of violent geezer-porn.

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The Sun (UK)

It left The Sneak wishing the cinema doorman had said his name wasn't on the list and he wasn't coming in to see Clubbed.

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Ali Catterall

It's surprisingly good: well written, nicely acted and beautifully scored.

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Tim Evans
Sky Cinema

Director Neil Thompson's literally hardhitting tale of a turning worm who transforms himself from meek factory drone to strutting nightclub doorman doesn't cast a light on anything.

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Neil Smith

The swaggering acting and profanity-rich dialogue, alas, make Neil Thompson's film feel little more than an excuse for Guy Ritchie-esque posturing.

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