Gloves Off. Image shows from L to R: Douglas (Brad Moore), Nosher (Greg Orvis).

Gloves Off

2018 British comedy film about a boxing gym. Stars Brad Moore, Greg Orvis, Ricky Tomlinson, Paul Barber, Denise Van Outen and others.

Gloves Off. Image shows from L to R: Albert (Paul Barber), Donny (Laurie Kynaston), Douglas (Brad Moore), Mick (Ricky Tomlinson), Riz (Kab Silva), Davros (Gary Cargill).

Gloves Off

Comedy drama about a debt-ridden boxing gym

Genre
Film
Released
2018
Starring
Brad Moore, Greg Orvis, Ricky Tomlinson, Paul Barber, Denise Van Outen, Laurie Kynaston, Alexei Sayle, Matt Barber and others
Writers
Steve Nesbitt and Brad Moore
Director
Steve Nesbitt
Producers
Gareth Maxwell Roberts, Lucy Selwood, Lawrence King, Jolien Buijs and Tanya Beadle

Gloves Off follows Doug who, after the sudden death of his trainer during his championship fight, has inherited a crumbling debt-ridden gym, packed with a mixed bag of crazy would-be boxers.

He's attempted to patch over the cracks in the establishment's finances with a series of loans, and now a particularly unscrupulous, bitter lender is calling in the debt.

Doug faces an ultimatum: he must raise almost £50,000 in a matter of weeks or see his mentor's legacy repossessed, demolished and replaced with a jumped-up pilates parlour for stock brokers. All seems lost until the mother of a weedy teenage newcomer to the gym discovers their plight and reveals that they are of Roma stock: and she might just have a plan that'll raise the cash they need.

However, the plan means Doug facing his demons and taking on the challenge of a lifetime: training her slow-witted brother to fight in a no-holds-barred, £100,000 winner-takes-all, bare-knuckle contest against the reigning 'King of The Gypsies', mammoth man-mountain, Irishman Big Bill Brady.

Production Details

UK certificate
12
Duration
95 minutes
Release date
Monday 24th September 2018
Premiere
Wednesday 19th September 2018, Prince Charles Cinema, Leicester Square
Distributor

MoliFilms

Production company
Laugh track
None

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