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Number One (1969)

PG-13 | | Drama, Sport | 21 August 1969 (USA)
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
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Walt Chaffee
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Harvey Hess
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Himself
Ernie Barnes ...
Deke Coleman
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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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When you're number one there's only one way to go... down. 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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Refreshing Change Pace for Heston
15 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you can get past not seeing Charlton Heston in his usual stereotypical, larger than life epic roles you may enjoy seeing him take a turn at a modern drama as a normal human.

This movie is "very late 60's style" which is fun to watch now with it's flashback scenes and sixties lingo.

Great supporting cast and good chemistry all around. It's also neat seeing Heston in his sexier than usual love scenes.

Heston's performance is solid. You can feel his pain and bitterness. I highly recommend this film for Heston fans, sports fans and sixties film buffs.


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