Mean Machine


1h 39m 2002

Brief Synopsis

Once a major football hero, but now famously degenerate after seeming to have thrown a crucial international match, Danny Meehan is arrested for drunk driving and assaulting an officer. He is sentenced to prison where he becomes involved in coaching a prisoner's football team. Danny relearns the joy

Film Details

Also Known As
Carton rouge
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2002
Distribution Company
Paramount Vantage
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; HM Oxford Prison, Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m

Synopsis

Once a major football hero, but now famously degenerate after seeming to have thrown a crucial international match, Danny Meehan is arrested for drunk driving and assaulting an officer. He is sentenced to prison where he becomes involved in coaching a prisoner's football team. Danny relearns the joy of victory and reclaims his sense of himself as a man by coaching convicts on the prisoners team, which is eventually pitted against a team of the hated guards.

Crew

Jason Alexander

Music Supervisor

Tom Anthony

Song

Fabienne Arbogast

Editing

Chris Baker

Screenplay

Alex Barber

Director Of Photography

Dave Barbour

Song Performer

Andy Bell

Generator Operator

Henri Belolo

Song

Shaun Bennet

Construction Coordinator

Nigel Black

Other

Matthew Bliss

Advisor

Steve Boag

Visual Effects Supervisor

Adam Bohling

Line Producer

Bob Brozman

Song

David Buchanan

Original Score

John Burke

Generator Operator

Ricky Butt

Foley Artist

Craig Butters

Editor

Matthew Camacho

Other

Ed Case

Song

Jovanotti Cersosimo

Song

Jovanotti Cersosimo

Song Performer

Luca Cersosimo

Song

Guy Chambers

Song

Kenny Clark

Music Editor

Heather Clarke

Production Coordinator

Stephanie Collie

Costume Designer

Felicity Cottrell

Foley Artist

Alex Creacy

Assistant Editor

Pete Crooks

Assistant Sound Editor

Jim Davey

Visual Effects

Gary Davy

Casting

Andy Day

Screenplay

John Daynes

Other

Russell De Rozario

Production Designer

Simon Denny

Original Score

Mick Diannotti

Generator Operator

Ian Differ

Editor

Walter Donaldson

Song

Valado Dzihan

Song

Damon Earnshaw

Assistant

Billy Edwards

Props

Lindsay Edwards

Song

Rony Esher

Other

Ralph Falcon

Song

Dave Farey

Construction Manager

Jean-claude Fauchez

Production Auditor

Richard Fettes

Foley Editor

Steve Fisk

Song

Michael Flannery

Song

Charlie Fletcher

Screenplay

Fleur Fontaine

Post-Production Supervisor

Christopher Foreman

Song

Kevin Freemantle

Production Auditor

Derek French

Other

Oscar Gaeten

Song

Jamie Gambell

Sound

Pete Gates

Sound Editor

Pete Gates

Dubbing Mixer

Anthony Gilsenan

Other

Lee Gordon

Property Master

Simone Grattarola

Other

Diane Greaves

Foley Artist

Charles Green

Grader

Laura Green

Art Assistant

Georgina Gunner

Wardrobe

Dave Gurney

Camera

Carl H

Song

Mary Haddow

Script Supervisor

Eddie Hamilton

Editor

Jesse Hammond

Other

Russell Hanson

Props

Tom Harrel

Assistant Location Manager

Simon Hayes

Sound Mixer

Dave Henley

Song

Jeff Hewitt-davis

Stunt Coordinator

Sam Hodgson

Camera Assistant

Rochelle Holguin

Music Coordinator

Bob Hollow

Special Effects Supervisor

Toby Hosking

Assistant Director

Joe Howard

Art Assistant

Graham Humphries

Storyboard Artist

Sweetie Irie

Song

Craig Irving

Rerecording

Neil James

Music

Alan John

Film Lab

Mario Kamin

Song

Theo Keating

Song

Dean Kennedy

Lighting

David Kiddie

Visual Effects

Stefan Kopec

Other

Mark Lafbery

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Justin Langlands

Song

Matt Langley

Carpenter

Jenny Lawrence Smith

Set Decorator

Lucy Lebow

Makeup Artist

Simon Leppington

Visual Effects

Ashlie Love

Production

Caroline Lovelace

Assistant

John Lowery

Song

Oisin Lunny

Song

Marilyn Manson

Song Performer

Marilyn Manson

Song

Paul Mason

Production Assistant

Georgia Masters

Coproducer

Ray Mcneil

Props

Kate Mcniece

Wardrobe Assistant

Graham Mcpherson

Song

Jacques Morali

Song

Nick Moss

Production Assistant

Ben Murphy

Original Score

John Murphy

Music

Modest Mussorgsky

Song

Onkar Narang

Electrician

Julie Nightingale

Hair

Tarquin Pack

Production Assistant

Johnny Pearson

Song

Carlos Peres

Production Assistant

Cynthia Pett

Executive Producer

Sandra Phillips

Art Director

Ross Porter Ward

Assistant Editor

Perez Prado

Song

Martin Reeves

Song

David Reid

Assistant Director

Guy Ritchie

Executive Producer

Greg Roberts

Song

Kevin Robertson

Lighting Technician

Scott Rosser

Song

Albert S. Ruddy

Executive Producer

Albert S. Ruddy

From Story

Ben Russell

Production Assistant

Janos Sandor

Music Conductor

Christopher Sargent

Song

Lalo Schifrin

Song Performer

Lalo Schifrin

Song

Daniel Smith

Photography

James Aubrey Smith

Other

Shawn Smith

Song

Dulcie Spencer

Makeup

Paul Spencer

Song

Stephen Spencer

Song

Mike Stainer

Grader

Eddie Standish

Location Manager

Sam Stevenson

Casting Associate

Mark Stibbs

Electrician

Darren Stokes

Song

Tim Sullivan

Song

Matthew Symonds

Visual Effects

Gary Szabo

Other

Alan Tagg

Other

Lee Tailor

Assistant Director

Dan Toland

Production Manager

Marcus Trevor

Production Assistant

Arthur Turner

Boom Operator

Matthew Vaughn

Producer

Tom Wales

Art Director

Maria Walker

Post-Production Supervisor

Richard Welsh

Consultant

Adrian White

Other

Whitmore

Song

Peter Wignall

Camera Operator

Dayn Williams

Editor

Robbie Williams

Song Performer

Robbie Williams

Song

Terry Williams

Grip

Victor Edward Willis

Song

Will Willis

Other

Denis Wilson

Carpenter

Larry Wilson

Carpenter

Phil Wiseman

Production Assistant

Paul Wolstencroft

Production

Terry Wood

Props

Tracy Keenan Wynn

From Story

Ruth Wynne

Props

Film Details

Also Known As
Carton rouge
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2002
Distribution Company
Paramount Vantage
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; HM Oxford Prison, Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States February 22, 2002

Released in United States on Video July 16, 2002

Released in United States Winter February 22, 2002

Remake of "The Longest Yard" (USA/1974) directed by Robert Aldrich and starring Burt Reynolds.

Feature directorial debut for Barry Skolnick.

Began shooting May 3, 2001.

Limited Release in United States February 22, 2002

Released in United States Winter February 22, 2002

Released in United States on Video July 16, 2002