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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Vinnie Jones
Vas Blackwood
David Hemmings
Jason Statham
Directors
Barry Skolnick
Screenwriters
Charlie Fletcher
Chris Baker
Andy Day
Running Time
99 minutes

Mean Machine
Vinnie Jones is impressive as the ex-England footballer who winds up in prison but still involved with the beautiful game.


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Plot
After disgraced ex-England football captain, Danny 'Mean Machine' Meehan, is sent to prison for assaulting a police officer, he quickly finds that, on the inside, his name counts for nothing. But then he takes control of a cons versus guards football match...


Verdict
Jones recaptures his old form in a fun movie which may not hit Treble-winning Liverpool heights, but is still a hell of a lot better than watching Leicester City.


Reviewed by Chris Hewitt

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