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Number One (1969)

 -  Drama | Sport  -  21 August 1969 (USA)
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The story of Cat Catlan (Heston), a washed up quarterback who turns to drink and women to solve his problems. But he soon discovers that his problems are just beginning.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Ron 'Cat' Catlan
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Julie Catlan
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Richie Fowler
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Coach Southerd
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Ann Marley
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Doctor Tristler
Richard Elkins ...
Kelly Williams
Mike Henry ...
Walt Chaffee
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Harvey Hess
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Himself
Ernie Barnes ...
Deke Coleman
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Himself
Doug Atkins ...
Himself
Bob Bennett ...
Penny Forber
Bart Burns ...
Ed Davis
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The story of Cat Catlan (Heston), a washed up quarterback who turns to drink and women to solve his problems. But he soon discovers that his problems are just beginning. Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

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"CAT" CATLIN. Fat cat in a violent world. Knock 'em down. Trample 'em under-- Wife. Girlfriend. Competition. Everybody. See more »

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Drama | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for some sexuality and brief nudity | See all certifications »
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21 August 1969 (USA)  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Charlton Heston broke a rib while filming the football scenes. See more »

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Not Number One, But Not Bad Either
25 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Chuck Heston is not a football star, but an actor playing one. I laugh at the comments made by the other comments here; expecting Chuck to play like a pro. That's why they call it acting.

Truthfully, football is only a backdrop for a story about a faded legend trying to hold on to his career by the skin of his teeth. It's an interesting tale of all of us; facing the reality of old age.

Being that this was filmed in the late 1960s, it has a real 60s flair to it, which to me makes it kind of neat. I liked the "surprise" ending.

Number One is not the greatest movie ever made, but it is a decent entertaining flick.


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