Blackball (2003)

ALL 05/18/2003 (en) Comedy 96 Min
  • Release
    05/18/2003
  • Production
    Midfield Films
  • Rotten tomato
    53%
  • Original title
    Blackball
  • Original language
    en
  • Production Cost
  • 48,000.00
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At Last, A Sportsman The British Can Be Proud Of

Overview

Blackball follows the fortunes of Cliff Starkey, a working-class fine of lawn bowls with an exceptional talent. Wanting to take on the Aussies he manages to become regional champion, only to get banned. Sports agent Rich Schwartz picks him up and makes him so popular the Bowls Committee deem to lift the ban. Now the question is whether he can regain his form and his friends to beat the Aussies.

  1. Mel Smith

    Director

  2. Story

  3. Editor

  4. James Gay-Rees

    Producer



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  1. Paul Kaye

    Cliff Starkey

  2. Johnny Vegas

    Trevor

  3. James Cromwell

    Ray Speight

  4. Bernard Cribbins

    Mutley

  5. Alice Evans

    Kerry

  6. Vince Vaughn

    Rick Schwartz

  7. Imelda Staunton

    Bridget

  8. James Fleet

    Alan the Pipe

  9. Kenneth Cranham

    Chairman Collins

  10. Ian McNeice

    Hugh The Sideburns

  11. David Ryall

    Giles Wilton

  12. Terry Alderton

    Bouncer Jonno

  13. Meredith MacNeill

    Suzi

  14. Emma Amos

    Local News Reporter

  15. Paul Bentall

    Gate Guard

  16. Neil Conrich

    Reporter Dave

  17. Pamela Cundell

    OAP

  18. Josie D'Arby

    Herself

  19. Mark Dymond

    Kyle Doohan

  20. Mark Little

    Mark Doohan

  21. Rosie Ede

    The Cleaner

  22. Neil Finnighan

    MTV Awards Stunt Guy

  23. Christopher Godwin

    Bowls Official

  24. Howard Goorney

    Reg Boyt

  25. Ian Lindsay

    Dull Referee

  26. Angus Loughran

    Himself

  27. Nigel Lindsay

    Targitex Chairman

  28. David Schneider

    Young Buck Reporter

  29. Geoffrey McGivern

    Brian Cronk

  30. Felicity Montagu

    Astronomy Professor

  31. Jeff Rawle

    Dennis

  32. Vicki Pepperdine

    Henna Haired PA

  33. Stephen Noonan

    The Advert Director

  34. Ian O'Hara

    The Lion Mascot

  35. Beau Holmes

    The Kangaroo Mascot

  36. Julian Rivett

    Journalist #1

  37. Marlene Sidaway

    Fifty-Year Old Lady

  38. Tony Slattery

    Flash Referee

  39. Barry Woolgar

    Journalist #2

  40. Jess-Luisa Flynn

    Secretary (uncredited)

  41. Mel Smith

    Bowls Commentator (voice)

  42. Jon Snow

    Himself

Full Cast & Crew

Casts : 42 , Crews : 3

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Blackball (2003) 96 Min

ALL 05/18/2003 (en)
Comedy
  • Release 05/18/2003
  • Production
    Midfield Films
  • Original title Blackball
  • en
  • Revenue48,000.00

At Last, A Sportsman The British Can Be Proud Of

Overview

Blackball follows the fortunes of Cliff Starkey, a working-class fine of lawn bowls with an exceptional talent. Wanting to take on the Aussies he manages to become regional champion, only to get banned. Sports agent Rich Schwartz picks him up and makes him so popular the Bowls Committee deem to lift the ban. Now the question is whether he can regain his form and his friends to beat the Aussies.

  1. Mel Smith

    Director

  2. Story

  3. Editor

  4. James Gay-Rees

    Producer