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Our Winning Season (1978)

PG | | Drama | May 1978 (USA)
The story follows three teenagers through their senior year of high school in the 1960s, focusing on the star athlete of the group.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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David Wakefield
Deborah Benson ...
Alice Baker
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Paul Morelli
Robert Wahler ...
Burton Fleishauer
Randy Hermann ...
Jerry McDuffy (as Randy Herman)
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Dean Berger
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Cathy Wakefield
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Cindy Hawkins
Wendy Rastattar ...
Susie Wilson (as Wendy Rastatter)
Damon Douglas ...
Miller (as Damom Douglas)
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Sheila
J. Don Ferguson ...
Coach Michael Murphy
Jeff Soracco ...
Eddie Rice
Ted Henning ...
Mr. Wetzle
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Earleen Carey ...
Waitress at Snack Bar
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The story follows three teenagers through their senior year of high school in the 1960s, focusing on the star athlete of the group.

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Your senior year lasts the rest of your life. See more »

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May 1978 (USA)  »

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El año de la victoria  »

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In the final scene, when David is getting ready to run his race, we see it is overcast/misty. When the shot switches to the crowd, it's clear and sunny. Back and forth, from cloudy to sunny. See more »


Soundtracks

You Found It Now
Performed by David Allen Loggins (as Dave Loggins)
Lyrics by David Allen Loggins (as Dave Loggins)
Music by Charles Fox
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4 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yesterday I saw this film for the fist time. Two things immediately struck me. Was this a warm-up for Dennis Quaid's role in Breaking Away? Almost the same character, same time frame, competitive aura; the similarities were striking. Also who did not have a crush on Jan Smithers? She looked so amazingly wholesome yet knowing at the same time. In fact I thought her relationship with her brother bordered on creepy from the outside but if you were the brother maybe, OK. Do not miss the Joanna Cassidy role. The woman every high-school guy dreamed of. the whole movie combined elements of early TV shows with frequently used movie cliché. The run up the fire outlook has been done so many times before and yet Sylvester Stallone could not keep it out of Rocky 1. Not a bad movie even enjoyable. Share it with people in their 50's, the conventions used are so familiar they are enjoyable.


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