The Firm
The Firm (1988)

The Firm, acclaimed British television director Alan Clarke's last feature film, deals with the football hooliganism that was such a serious problem in England during the 1980s. Gary Oldman stars as Bex, a real estate agent whose true… More

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Josh Slater-Williams
The Skinny

Gary Oldman's give one of his finest performances as Bex, who projects outward respectability under which lurks a creature of fragile masculinity and senseless rage.

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Derek Smith
Cinematic Reflections

A jarring exploration of the male psyche and the devastating consequences of pride and uncontained machismo in a society where men's lives have lost meaning.

Josh Ralske
All Movie Guide

Clarke's specialties are anger and violence, and he captures them with a brutal precision that belies the inherent messiness of the action.

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Eric Broome
I'm rating "The Firm" as high as three stars mostly because of Gary Oldman's fiery performance, but the sports-goon mentality depicted in… More
Marcus Woolcott
There are a lot of football-violence films, but they're all Spurs, Villa, et al. This film is the Manchester United treble-winning team of '99 -… More
Barry Lappin
Extremely good view of the early eighties firms.