Fever Pitch

Fever Pitch (1997)

Life Gets Complicated When You Love One Woman And Worship Eleven Men

  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
  • Release Date: 1997-04-04
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 227 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 42min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Scala Productions
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director: David Evans
star 6.5/10
From 227 Ratings


A romantic comedy about a man, a woman and a football team. Based on Nick Hornby's best selling autobiographical novel, Fever Pitch. English teacher Paul Ashworth believes his long standing obsession with Arsenal serves him well. But then he meets Sarah. Their relationship develops in tandem with Arsenal's roller coaster fortunes in the football league, both leading to a nail biting climax.

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  • Colin Firth

    as Paul Ashworth
  • Ruth Gemmell

    as Sarah Hughes
  • Mark Strong

    as Steve
  • Holly Aird

    as Jo
  • Ken Stott

    as Ted, the Headmaster
  • Stephen Rea

    as Ray, the Governor
  • Neil Pearson

    as Paul's Dad
  • Lorraine Ashbourne

    as Paul's Mum
  • Luke Aikman

    as Young Paul
  • Bea Guard

    as Paul's Sister
  • Richard Claxton

    as Robert Parker
  • Charles Cork

    as Rex
  • Bob Curtiss

    as Stan
  • David Hounslow

    as Man at Reading
  • Peter Quince

    as Chip Shop: Frank
  • Annette Ekblom

    as Robert's Mother
  • Jackie Hyffes

    as Pupil's Mom
  • Joe Reddington

    as Pupil's Dad
  • Graham Cull

    as Mr. Johnson
  • Mike Ingham

    as Radio Sports Commentator
  • Sam Dunbar Banks

    as Young Paul's Mate
  • Leigh Funnelle

    as Woman At Reading
  • Simon Bowen

    as Hillsborough Man
  • Silas Carson

    as Indian Waiter
  • Geoffrey Drew

    as House Owner
  • Liam Stapleton

    as 2nd Governor
  • Emily Conway

    as Sasha
  • AG. Longhurst

    as Taxi Driver
  • Shuli Morris-Evans

    as Party Baby
  • Philip Bond

Directing David Evans Director
Writing Nick Hornby Novel
Writing Nick Hornby Screenplay
Production Amanda Posey Producer
Sound Boo Hewerdine Original Music Composer
Sound Neill MacColl Original Music Composer
Camera Chris Seager Director of Photography
Production Liora Reich Casting
Art Michael Carlin Production Design
Art Karen Wakefield Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Mary-Jane Reyner Costume Design
Production Nick O'Hagan Line Producer
Production Nik Powell Executive Producer
Production Stephen Woolley Executive Producer
Editing Scott Thomas Editor
Directing Sara Desmond Second Assistant Director