An Alternative Reality: The Football Manager Documentary

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An Alternative Reality: The Football Manager Documentary
Studio: FilmNova
Original channel(s): L'Équipe.fr (FR/various), Stöð 2 Sport (IS), TV 2 Sport Premium (NO), Sport TV (PT), Sporting Telenet HD1 (BE), Fox Sports (various)[1]
Running time: 72 min.
Release Date RRP Code
Cinema
UK
DVD Video
UK
BBFC: PG
Blu-ray Video
UK
BBFC: PG
Amazon
UK
BBFC: PG
Amazon
UK
(Rental)
BBFC: PG
Blinkbox
EU
Blinkbox
UK
£9.999.99
BBFC: PG
Google Play
EU
Google Play
UK
£7.997.99
BBFC: PG
iTunes
US
$12.9912.99[5]
iTunes
US
(Rental)
iTunes
EU
€11.9911.99
iTunes
EU
(Rental)
iTunes
UK
£7.997.99[6]
BBFC: PG
iTunes
UK
(Rental)
BBFC: PG
Steam
US
$10.9910.99[3]
Steam
EU
€10.9910.99[4]
Steam
UK
£7.997.99[4]

An Alternative Reality: The Football Manager Documentary is a documentary about the Football Manager series produced by FilmNova, directed by Louis Myles and narrated by Vicky McClure. It had a limited theatrical release on 7 October 2014 in 35 Vue cinemas throughout the UK and Ireland, and was broadcast on 49 sports channels internationally. It was released on DVD and Blu-ray on 3 November 2014.

The film features anecdotes from the series' creators, brothers Oliver and Paul Collyer[7], as well as various researchers and people who worked on the game, and also fans of the game. Topics discussed include the history of the game, its development, its real-world applications in managing and scouting for actual football teams, and the experiences of Football Manager enthusiasts.

On 24 March 2015 the film became available to stream on Steam and launched with a 30% discount for its first three days of availability.

Promotional material

Artwork

Physical scans

DVD version

DVD, UK
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Cover

Blu-ray version

Blu-ray, UK
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Cover

External links

References


Games in the Football Manager Series
Windows PC
2005 (2004) | 2006 (2005) | 2007 (2006) | 2008 (2007) | Football Manager Live (2008) | 2009 (2008) | 2010 (2009) | 2011 (2010) | 2012 (2011) | 2013 (2012) | 2014 (2013) | 2015 (2014) | 2016 (2015) | Touch 2016 (2015) | Touch 2017 (2016) | 2017 (2016) | 2018 (2017) | Touch 2018 (2017) | 2019 (2018) | 2019 Touch (2018) | 2020 (2019) | 2020 Touch (2019) | 2021 (2020) | 2021 Touch (2020) | 2022 (2021)
Xbox 360
2006 (2006) | 2007 (2006) | 2008 (2008)
Nintendo Switch
Touch 2018 (2018) | 2019 Touch (2018) | 2020 Touch (2019) | 2021 Touch (2020) | 2022 Touch (2021)
Sony PlayStation Portable
Handheld (2006) | Handheld 2007 (2006) | Handheld 2008 (2007) | Handheld 2009 (2008) | Handheld 2010 (2009) | Handheld 2011 (2010) | Handheld 2012 (2011) | Handheld 2013 (2012)
Sony PlayStation Vita
Classic 2014 (2014)
iOS
Handheld 2010 (2010) | FMH Manual (2010) | Handheld 2011 (2010) | Handheld 2012 (2011) | Handheld 2013 (2012) | Handheld 2014 (2013) | Handheld 2015 (2014) | Classic 2015 (2015) | Mobile 2016 (2015) | Mobile 2017 (2016) | Mobile 2018 (2017) | dataBase (2018) | 2019 Mobile (2018) | 2019 Touch (2018) | 2020 Mobile (2019) | 2020 Touch (2019) | 2021 Mobile (2020) | 2021 Touch (2020)
Google Android OS
Handheld 2012 (2012) | Handheld 2013 (2012) | Handheld 2014 (2013) | Handheld 2015 (2014) | Classic 2015 (2015) | Mobile 2016 (2015) | Mobile 2017 (2016) | Mobile 2018 (2017) | dataBase (2018) | 2019 Mobile (2018) | 2019 Touch (2018) | 2020 Mobile (2019) | 2020 Touch (2019) | 2021 Mobile (2020) | 2021 Touch (2020)
Xbox One
2021 Xbox Edition (2020)
Football Manager related media
Book
The Official Football Manager Magazine (2004)
Film
An Alternative Reality: The Football Manager Documentary (2014)