Jimmy Grimble is a shy Manchester school boy. At school he is constantly being bullied by the other kids, and at home he has to face his mother's new boyfriend. However, through football, and some special boots, he manages to gain the confidence to succeed and leads his school football team towards the final of the local schools cup.

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  1. John Hay

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Rik Carmichael


  3. Simon Mayle


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  1. LM

    Lewis McKenzie

    Jimmy Grimble

  2. JL

    Jane Lapotaire

    Alice Brewer

  3. Gina McKee

    Gina McKee

    Donna Grimble

  4. Robert Carlyle

    Robert Carlyle

    Eric Wirral

  5. Ben Miller

    Ben Miller

    Johnny Two Dogs

  6. WG

    Wayne Galtrey

    Walkway Kid

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 46m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • August 25, 2000
    PG, Theatrical



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