Mean Machine

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Overview

Disgraced ex-England captain (Danny 'Mean Machine' Meehan) is thrown in jail for assaulting two police officers. He keeps his head down and has the opportunity to forget everything and change the lives of the prisoners. These prisoners have the chance to put one over the evil guards. The prisoners are lead by Danny and the whole of the prison, guards aside, are behind them.

  1. Andrew Day

    Author

  2. Charlie Fletcher

    Author

  3. Barry Skolnick

    Director

  4. Chris Baker

    Author

  5. Tracy Keenan Wynn

    Author

Top Billed Cast

  1. Vinnie Jones

    Vinnie Jones

    Danny Meehan

  2. David Kelly

    David Kelly

    Doc

  3. David Hemmings

    David Hemmings

    Governor

  4. Ralph Brown

    Ralph Brown

    Burton

  5. Vas Blackwood

    Vas Blackwood

    Massive

  6. Robbie Gee

    Robbie Gee

    Trojan

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 39m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • December 26, 2001
    R, Theatrical

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A review by John Chard

7.0
By John Chard

1-0 to the Mean Machine.

Mean Machine is an English reworking of Robert Aldrich's 1974 beefcake Burt Reynolds starrer, The Longest Yard. Substituting Gridiron for Soccer, director Barry Skolnick, along with his roll call of British "faces", is only aiming for one market.

That of the footie worshipping clan that primarily resides within the United Kingdom.

Very much a long way from competing on the same playing field as Aldrich's superior movie, Mean Machine does have enough about it to make it an enjoyable viewing outside of the excellently constructed soccer match that fills out the l... read the rest.

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