Twentyfourseven (1998)

In this debut feature film from young British writer-director Shane Meadows, an unemployed ex-boxer, Alan Darcy (Bob Hoskins), borrows money from a gangster to set up a boxing club in his small, gritty English city. Darcy narrates the story… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: May 1, 1998
DVD Release Date: November 7, 1998
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Critic Score: 35% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It follows the familiar formulaic path of Brit working-class films of the 60s, but has less edge than those films.

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Kevin Lally
Film Journal International

Certainly worth seeing for its understated portrait of working-class alienation and for the enthusiasm and soul Hoskins brings to his goodhearted, hopeful character.

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Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Hoskins dominates with bulldog power.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Conveys the challenges and difficulties faced by all who dare to make the world a better place.

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Flixster Audience Score: 81% Flixster User Reviews
Gordon Anderson
Touching performance from Bob Hoskins and a witty script make for a low key gem.
Marcus Woolcott
Fucking fuck! Why, Shane Meadows, why? This film was outstanding, it was on course for an easy 4.5 stars. I was loving it: brilliant use of music, great pace… More
xGary Xx
Twentyfourseven is another gritty urban tale from Shane Meadows, and tells the story of Darcy, a man trying to organize a small inner city boxing club to teach… More
Keith Munley
The one thing you can always say about Shane Meadows is at least every film is different from another one. This film definitely was not one of my favorites and… More
Lady D'arbanville
Admittedly not in the same league as other 'Shane Meadows' films in my opinion, but enjoyable all the same. It didn't tend to hold my attention,… More