The Goob

Synopsis: Young Goob, 16 years old, returns home to his mother where he grew up in the countryside, between a small restaurant and a field of pumpkins. His mother's new companion and Goob don't get along. This summer Goob will mature in many ways, dealing with a girl in the stock-car circuit, a gay cousin who dances, and problems with a seasonal woman fieldworker.
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director(s): Guy Myhill
Production: BBC Films
  3 wins & 8 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
84 min


More! More! More! More! More!

More! More! More! More! More!

Goober! Goober! Goober! Goober!

Goober! Goober! Goober! Goober!

Have a good life, son,

if you can get out of this shithole.

You fucking twat!

You little bastard!

Come here! Fucking have you!

Fucking have you.

Come on.

Come on, mate.

- Can't breathe.

- Come on, you'll be alright.

You got me with that grit

right in the bollocks.

Levi, stop it.

Behave yourself.

Come on! Ride 'em, cowboy!

And he's waved the flag

and the tape is up!

And they're off! Giddy up!

Go on. You're doing well.

Come on. Come on,

I'll lend you some clothes.

Here. Got something to show you.

Look at that.

Spitting image of your old man.

Good times, eh?


- What's all this?

- It's my stuff.

Me and Mary split.


I don't know. Here.

Get that on.

- Oh, my God.

- What?

I bought that bloody shirt.

You shouldn't touch that car.

You know that.

- Are you listening?

- I wasn't touching it.

Yes, you was. I saw you.

You ought to change them clothes.

That's upset Mary.

Do you want gravy all over, love?

Morning, Mary.

- Are you alright?

- It's my eye.

I'm not working all summer

with that twat.

Keep still.

It's gone.

What the hell are you wearing?

Smile, then, you cunt.

- I've got you now, boy.

- Boys! Food!

F*ck that.

I ain't playing happy families.

What d'you see in Levi anyway?

Alright? Cheer up.

Stop! OK.

Looks a mean, mean car, does that.

Anyway, they're...

What'd she say?

She's got your number.

She's gonna see you at the next meet.

Yes! Yes! Come on!

Who's the champion?

- You

- Who's the fucking champione?

- Womack! Womack!

- Champione!

That's your mother, boys.

Crazy as a motherfucker.

And that's why I fucking love her.

Don't forget it.

Come here.

There's plenty more

where that's fucking coming from.

Cos Gene Womack, he don't fucking lose.

- Champione! Champione!

- Sing it, Janet. Sing it.

I fucking love it

when you're singing, girl.

Cos you'll be fucking singing tonight

when I've fucking finished with...

We need the keys.

He'll fucking kill us.

They'll be in his trousers.

Come on.

You've got a helmet on.

Do me, you dirty bastard.

Slow down, girl. Oh!

- Say it one more time.

- Do me, you dirty bastard.

- Do me, you dirty bastard.

- Oh, slow. Slow down.

Do me, you dirty bastard.

- Do me, you dirty bastard.

- You little fucker!


Come here!

Fucking little cunt.

Do me, you dirty fucking bastard!

Do me, you dirty bastard!

- Champione!

- Do me, you dirty bastard!

Champions! Champione! Champione!

You fucking dirty bastard!

Fucking do me! Do me, you dirty bastard!

- Yeah!

- Do me, you dirty bastard!

Shit! It's fucking Womack!

Do me, you dirty bastard!

- Do me, you dirty bastard!

- Rod!

I'd like to be in and out of there

sharpish tonight, if you don't mind.

- What do you mean?

- You know what I mean.

I don't want it to be a long one.

I'm still pissed about the car.

Mary says she's desperate for more work.

She's a right state, you know that.

Well, might help her

keep her mind off things.

You decide.

Doors opening.

Are you coming?

- Wotcher.

- Alright?


You alright, my darling?

Gene's gonna be repairing the dorms

now you're laid up.

So Goob's gonna be

helping him now, alright?

I'm going back to the car.

I'm gonna leave in five minutes.

I'd best go.

I'll be back soon, alright, my love?

- Mum says...

- F*ck off siding up with that twat.

Hello? Hi, Dee.

Yeah, yeah.

Seven o'clock at the burger bar.

Sounds good. Yeah, OK, then. Bye.

No, there ain't gonna be

no fucking sevenish

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