Goon

Sunday 29th April 20125:00 PM

Not content with his job as a bouncer at a local Beantown bar and a bit of an embarrassment to his accomplished family, Doug Glatt (Seann William Scott) dreams of the kind of success enjoyed by minor league hockey goon Ross Rhea (Liev Schreiber). When a chance encounter with an on-ice thug leads to a bloody fist fight that Doug easily wins, the coach of the Halifax Highlanders sees potential in this mammoth sized man who is only hampered by his lack of any hockey-playing ability and his brother's old figure skates. Standing up to the taunts of the other players, Doug manages to join the team, and with the encouragement of his hockey-obsessed best friend (Jay Baruchel) quickly becomes a rising star. Soon he'll have the opportunity to face off against Ross "The Boss" Rhea and perhaps finally land a girlfriend. Now all he needs to do is to learn how to skate...

Rotten Tomatoes Score:

83%

Genre:

Comedy, Sport

Director:

Michael Dowse

Leads:

Jay Baruchel, Seann William Scott, Liev Schreiber, Alison Pill

Length:

92 minutes

Year:

2012

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

15

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