18 certificateThe Big Man is a Film programme that first aired in 1991 and has been classified a 18 certificate.

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The Big Man (1991)

Directed by
David Leland

Gritty drama about a Scottish miner who turns to bare-knuckle fighting to earn a living after being made redundant. The move endangers the family he is striving to support, as he is drawn deeper and deeper into the dark underworld of a Glasgow crime boss. Based on the novel by William McIlvanney.

Written by ,

Also known as "El Gran Hombre", "El Hombre Importante", "Puños Sangrientos"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 150 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1991

Classification: 18 Certificate

Production Country: UK

Filmed in Colour


Kenny Ireland...Tony
Image for Liam NeesonLiam Neeson...Danny Scoular
Joanne Whalley...Beth Scoular
Image for Billy ConnollyBilly Connolly...Frankie
John Beattie...Beth's Father
Amanda Walker...Beth's Mother
George Rossi...Eddie
Ian Bannen...Matt Mason
Patrick Roach...Billy
Andrew Meaden...Wee Danny
Ashleigh Thomas...Young Kate
Joseph Greig...Willie
Sean Scanlan...Alan
Peter Mullan...Vince
James Copeland...Sam