Not only that, but ive never heard of its director nick love. It stars gary oldman, phil davis, charles lawson and steve mcfadden in his acting debut. Mitch mcdeere is a young man with a promising future in law. Now he has remade alan clarkes 1989 tv drama the firm, about the 1980s world of organised football. The firm is a 1989 british madefortelevision drama film directed by alan clarke and written by al hunter ashton for the bbc.
Find all 29 songs in the firm soundtrack, with scene descriptions. Tainted love written by ed cobb performed by soft cell published by warner chappell music limited courtesy of mercury records limited c1981. Set in the 1980s, dom is a teenager who finds himself drawn into the charismatic world of football casuals, influenced by the firms top boy, bex. A young lawyer joins a small but prestigious law firm only to find out that most of their clients are on the wrong side of the law. The firm is a british 2009 drama film based around football hooliganism written and directed by nick love. This september marks the 10th anniversary of the release of nick loves the firm from 2009.
The firm soundtrack music complete song list tunefind. He gets offers from the top law firms in new york and chicago, but finally settles on a smaller firm headquartered in memphis. Theres no drive to this version of the firm, no oompth or real wow factor. Mitch should have known what he was getting into november 1, 2014 november 1, 2014 jack marshall i was just watching the firm again after many yearsmy old friend and the terrific actor, the late bart whiteman, played dutchto get. Nick loves remake of the 1989 original has enough warmth, humor, and.
Bex takes a liking to dom, who is in awe of the firms notorious history. The film is based on the activities of the inter city firm billed as the inter city crew football firm of west ham united during the 1970s and 1980s. The firm amusingly satirizes the new traditionalist aspirations of todays young urban elite not so much the lifestyle itself as the illusion of utter security it represents. Dont expect the hitchcocklevel suspense the firm clearly aims for. It may be that the football hooligan movie has been done to death and everythings a bit too predictable, but the tracksuits the main characters wear are the most colourful thing about the film. Visit tunefind for music from your favorite tv shows and movies. Hes fun to watch and the movie s only comic relief. N ick love has made a name for himself with superladdish tales of violence and crime. The firm is a big studio thriller that amusingly tears apart the last of 1980s boardroom culture and the false securities it represented. The firm s luxury getaway is on grand cayman, largest of the three cayman islands the firm was the first movie to be shot in these islands. Wild about movies provides you the most uptodate 2009 movies information online. Accepted by the gang for his fast mouth and sense of humor, dom soon becomes one the boys. Mitch is entertaining offers from major firms in new york and chicago, but when memphis.
The firm is a canadianamerican onehour legal thriller television series that began airing on january 8, 2012 on global in canada and nbc in the united states and in february 2012 on axn, and is a sequel to the 1991 john grisham novel of the same name and its 1993 film adaptation. The firm formed with a couple superstars of the british blues rock bands who led the charts for years in the 70s, the firm teamed up led zeppelins jimmy page on guitars and freebad companys vocalist supreme paul rogers and they led the pop music stages again with this album and their dynamic production of british blues rock. The tax avoidance meeting takes place at what was the grand 240room hyatt regency grand cayman resort and villas, now grand cayman beach suites, seven mile beach on west bay road, on the. Its available to watch on tv, online, tablets, phone. High resolution official theatrical movie poster for the firm 2009. Movie actors mugshots shown in bbc online appeal for. The firm is a great mystery and suspensedrama film of 1993. Football hooligans organize themselves into firms that represent their favorite team. About to sit his bar exam, he is approached by the firm and made an offer he doesnt refuse. The complete and definitive letterboxd football soccer movie list. The firm 2009 full movie set in the 1980s, dom is a teenager who finds himself drawn into the charismatic world of football metube.
Adaptaion loosely adapted from alan clarkes 1989 classic tv film for screen two, nick loves film is set earlier in the 1980s. The firm by sydney pollack sydney pollack, tom cruise. Movie actors mugshots shown in bbc online appeal for football hooligans. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the more sinister side of his company. Our list of movies in theaters in 2009 is even more accurate than the imdb database. Set in the 1980s, dom is a teenager who finds himself drawn into the charismatic world of football casuals,influenced by the firm s top boy, bex. Football hooligans organize themselves into firms that represent their.330 1072 544 781 52 747 493 756 389 256 1073 1482 1313 586 835 1347 423 821 559 1243 811 1359 1261 42 530 4 1558 602 644 262 597 1153 1262 550 1540 1316 589 1278 1354 1023 166 631 24 1421 1326 55 993 105 62 27