The Phantom of the Open is a 2022 British biographical comedy-drama film directed by Craig Roberts and written by Simon Farnaby. It is based on the life of Maurice Flitcroft, a crane operator who entered the 1976 Open Championship qualifying event with no prior experience of playing golf. The film stars Mark Rylance, Sally Hawkins, Rhys Ifans, Jake Davies, Christian Lees, and Ian Hart. The film follows Maurice Flitcroft (Rylance), a crane operator who has always dreamed of playing golf. Despite having no prior experience, he enters the 1976 Open Championship qualifying event and makes it through to the final round. He becomes an overnight sensation, but his dream is ultimately crushed when he fails to make the cut. The Phantom of the Open is a heartwarming and inspiring story about a man who never gave up on his dream. It is a reminder that anyone can achieve anything, no matter how impossible it may seem.

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The Phantom of the Open (2021)

Sports/Drama/Comedy · 1h 46m · 6/3/2022

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The Phantom of the Open is a 2022 British biographical comedy-drama film directed by Craig Roberts and written by Simon Farnaby. It is based on the life of Maurice Flitcroft, a crane operator who entered the 1976 Open Championship qualifying event with no prior experience of playing golf. The film stars Mark Rylance, Sally Hawkins, Rhys Ifans, Jake Davies, Christian Lees, and Ian Hart. The film follows Maurice Flitcroft (Rylance), a crane operator who has always dreamed of playing golf. Despite having no prior experience, he enters the 1976 Open Championship qualifying event and makes it through to the final round. He becomes an overnight sensation, but his dream is ultimately crushed when he fails to make the cut. The Phantom of the Open is a heartwarming and inspiring story about a man who never gave up on his dream. It is a reminder that anyone can achieve anything, no matter how impossible it may seem.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United Kingdom
Cast
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Mark Rylance

Maurice Flitcroft
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Ian Porter

Dick Nelson
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Tommy Fallon

Young Maurice
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David Mara

Genial Father
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Sally Hawkins

Jean Flitcroft
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Austin W Griffin

Young Mike (as Austin Griffin)
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Jake Davies

Michael Flitcroft
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Christian Lees

Gene Flitcroft
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Jonah Lees

James Flitcroft
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Mark Lewis Jones

Cliff
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Johann Myers

Willie
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Nigel Betts

Tony Marsh
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Afsaneh Dehrouyeh

Josie
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Tim Berrington

Golfer 1
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Terence Booth

Golfer 2
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Neil Edmond

Bruce Atkins
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Ian Mansfield

Greenkeeper
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Amy Alexander

Jenny
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Rhys Ifans

Keith Mackenzie
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Tim Steed

John Pegg
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Steve Oram

Gerald Hopkins
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Marc Bosch

Seve Ballesteros
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Ash Tandon

Lloyd Donovan
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Nigel Hastings

Starter
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Ebenezer Eben-Spiff

Jim Howard
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David Ahmad

Journalist 1
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Michael Dobby

Journalist 2
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Graeme Hawley

Rory Thomson (TV Bright)
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James Flitcroft

Drunk Man 1
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John Mcgrellis

Drunk Man 2
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Natsumi Kuroda

Naoko
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Dai Tabuchi

Akira
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Sadao Ueda

Kenji
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Orla Cottingham

Pam
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Bianca Tranter

Mike's Secretary
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Mike Capozzola

Terry Moore
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Anthony J. Abraham

Young Golfer
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Matthew McKenna

Barman Dan
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Olivia Brady

Mikes Secretary
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Sophie Abbott

Karen (uncredited)
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Barry Aird

(uncredited)
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Claire Ashton

American Diner (uncredited)
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Pierre Bergman

Groundsman (uncredited)
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Nick Davison

Spectator (uncredited)
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Genevieve Florence

Pretty Girl (uncredited)
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Ross Forder

Lambert's Caddy (uncredited)
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Jeanette Maskell

Spectator (uncredited)
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Boo Miller

Runner (uncredited)
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Conor Neaves

Dad (uncredited)
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Amy Lee Ronaldson

Dancing Child (uncredited)
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James Skidmore

Formby Marshall (uncredited)
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Alfredo Tavares

Police Officer (uncredited)
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Adam Ward

The Estate Agent (uncredited)
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Paul Willcocks

Dockyard Worker (uncredited)
Crew
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Craig Roberts

Director
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Simon Farnaby

Writer
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Scott Murray

Writer
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Disc Releases
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The Phantom of the Open

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

8/30/2022

Disc Title Front Cover

The Phantom of the Open

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (Std.))

8/30/2022

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