Mike Bassett: England Manager Poster

Release Date: 2001

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary
England's Football Association scrambles to find a replacement for the national team's manager after Phil Cope (Malcolm Terris) dies of a heart attack. Most candidates decline the position, and the FA must offer it to inept Mike Bassett (Ricky Tomlinson), who accepts. He makes a series of bad decisions and loses his first two games as England manager. Bassett seems destined for a quick exit when he gets a chance at redemption after his team surprisingly gains entry into the World Cup.

Cast: Ricky Tomlinson, Amanda Redman, Philip Jackson, Bradley Walsh, Phill Jupitus, Ulrich Thomsen, Robert Putt, Martin Bashir

Director: Steve Barron

Genres: Comedy

Keywords: England, 2000s, Competition, Offbeat, Quest, Hilarious, Underdog