Fever Pitch

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A romantic comedy about a man, a woman and a football team. Based on Nick Hornby's best selling autobiographical novel, Fever Pitch. English teacher Paul Ashworth believes his long standing obsession with Arsenal serves him well. But then he meets Sarah. Their relationship develops in tandem with Arsenal's roller coaster fortunes in the football league, both leading to a nail biting climax.

  1. Nick Hornby

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. David Evans


Top Billed Cast

  1. Colin Firth

    Colin Firth

    Paul Ashworth

  2. Ruth Gemmell

    Ruth Gemmell

    Sarah Hughes

  3. Mark Strong

    Mark Strong


  4. Holly Aird

    Holly Aird


  5. Ken Stott

    Ken Stott

    Ted, the Headmaster

  6. Stephen Rea

    Stephen Rea

    Ray, the Governor

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 42m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • October 15, 1997



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