• Comedy
    Comedy Drama
    Drama
  • Rated: 16,14A,R,15
  • Director: Shane Meadows
  • Writer: Paul Fraser, Shane Meadows
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Jimmy (Robert Carlyle) is a small-time crook living in Glasgow, Scotland, long since absent from the lives of his ex-wife, Shirley (Shirley Henderson), and 12-year-old daughter, Marlene (Finn Atkins), who live in England's Midlands. One day, Jimmy happens to catch Shirley and Marlene on a TV talk show, where Shirley has rejected the proposal of her boyfriend, Dek (Rhys Ifans). Taking this as a sign, Jimmy up and leaves for the Midlands to win Shirley back.
  • Comedy
    Comedy Drama
    Drama
  • Rated: 16,14A,R,15
  • Director: Shane Meadows
  • Writer: Paul Fraser, Shane Meadows

  • Robert Carlyle
    Rhys Ifans
    Kathy Burke
    Shirley Henderson
    Ricky Tomlinson
    Finn Atkins
    Kelly Thresher
    Andrew Shim
    Ryan Bruce
    Eliot Otis Brown Walters
    Anthony Strachan
    David Mckay
    James Cosmo
    Vic Reeves
    Bob Mortimer
    Richard Garfoot
    Vanessa Feltz

Watch Once Upon a Time in the Midlands
  • (2002)

  • Comedy
    Comedy Drama
    Drama
  • Rated: 16,14A,R,15
  • Director: Shane Meadows
  • Writer: Paul Fraser, Shane Meadows
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Synopsis

Jimmy (Robert Carlyle) is a small-time crook living in Glasgow, Scotland, long since absent from the lives of his ex-wife, Shirley (Shirley Henderson), and 12-year-old daughter, Marlene (Finn Atkins), who live in England's Midlands. One day, Jimmy happens to catch Shirley and Marlene on a TV talk show, where Shirley has rejected the proposal of her boyfriend, Dek (Rhys Ifans). Taking this as a sign, Jimmy up and leaves for the Midlands to win Shirley back.

Starring
  • Robert Carlyle
    Rhys Ifans
    Kathy Burke
    Shirley Henderson
    Ricky Tomlinson
    Finn Atkins
    Kelly Thresher
    Andrew Shim
    Ryan Bruce
    Eliot Otis Brown Walters
    Anthony Strachan
    David Mckay
    James Cosmo
    Vic Reeves
    Bob Mortimer
    Richard Garfoot
    Vanessa Feltz