A semi-fictional account of life as a professional Football (American-style) player. Loosely based on the Dallas Cowboys team of the early 1970s. Written by
"Wait till you see the weird part." [USA Theatrical]
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Did You Know?
The character of Stallings was played by Jim Boeke
(billed as James F. Boeke), who was one of source novelist and co-scripter Peter Gent
's real-life teammates from the Dallas Cowboys. This was not Boeke's cinema movie debut though, Boeke had film experience, as he had earlier appeared in Heaven Can Wait
(1978) and had two other TV credits. See more
During the climactic game with Chicago, the announcers mentioned several times it was a Championship Game and Dallas lost, their season was over. However, at the end of the movie (a day or so after the game) when Elliott was talking to Maxwell and told him he quit the team, Elliott told Maxwell "Good luck on Sunday." See more
The difference between winning and losing is about this much
[holds his fingers about one inch apart
That's the same size as his pecker!
Performed by The Gibson Brothers
Written by Jean Kluger
& Daniel Vangarde
courtesy of Island Records See more