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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Neil Thompson
Produced by Martin Carr
Neil Thompson
Written by Geoff Thompson
Starring Colin Salmon
Mel Raido
Shaun Parkes
Scot Williams
Maxine Peake
Natalie Gumede
Music by Paul Heard
Cinematography Kate Stark
Edited by David Kew
Release date
  • 2 October 2008 (2008-10-02) (Dinard Festival of British Cinema)
  • 16 January 2009 (2009-01-16) (United Kingdom)
Running time
95 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Clubbed is a 2008 British drama film about a 1980s factory worker who takes up a job as a club doorman, written by Geoff Thompson and directed by Neil Thompson.


Danny - a lonely factory worker intimidated by life - is battered and humiliated in front of his kids in a random act of violence. His already bleak existence sinks further into the abyss. On the verge of total breakdown, he decides to fight back.

He meets a group of nightclub doormen who take him in and give him the confidence to stand his ground. As he is drawn deeper into their world, he becomes embroiled with the local gangland boss, setting in motion a chain of events with shockingly brutal consequences.



Empire gave the film three stars out of five stating "Performances are varied, but it overcomes its low budget with a suspenseful story, sympathetic leads and cracking ’80s soundtrack."[1]


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