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All the Right Moves (1983)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance, Sport  |  21 October 1983 (USA)
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A high school footballer desperate for a scholarship and his headstrong coach clash in a dying Pennsylvania steel town.

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Greg
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Brian (as Christopher Penn)
Sandy Faison ...
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James A. Baffico ...
Bosko
Mel Winkler ...
Jess Covington
Walter Briggs ...
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George Betor ...
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Shadow (as Leon Robinson)
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Mouse (as Jonas C. Miller)
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Fox (as Keith Ford)
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Sensitive study of a headstrong high school football star who dreams of getting out of his small Western Pennsylvania steel town with a football scholarship. His equally ambitious coach aims at a college position, resulting in a clash which could crush the player's dreams. Written by Jerry Milani <jmilani@ix.netcom.com>

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The gridiron player position of Stefan Djordjevic (Tom Cruise) was defensive half-back. See more »

Goofs

When Stefan signs the contract to play football for Cal Poly in exchange for a full scholarship, Vern Nickerson's name is the only name on the contract and Stefan signs the Notary Public line, with no Notary Public in sight. The "County" on the contract is a correct Pennsylvania county (Cambria) but the contract also says "State of California" when they are obviously in Pennsylvania. See more »

Quotes

Steff: You're not God, Nickerson. You're just a typing teacher.
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Easy Street
(First Bar Scene)
Performed by Tony Orlando
Music and Lyrics by Chips Moman and Bobby Emmons
Produced by Chips Moman and Brooks Arthur
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So I'm at my parents house the other day.....
25 May 2005 | by (Johnstown, PA) – See all my reviews

Ah, the classic 80's film, the big hair, the bad lighting, the lame music, everything that embodies the great American films of 1983. And "All the Right Moves" is no exception. I'm 24, and just viewed this movie for the first time last week by stumbling upon it at my parent's house while I was visiting for the weekend. Why do you care? I live in Johnstown, where this movie was filmed (as was 1977's Paul Newman classic "Slap Shot") and I had never heard of this film! So, I find this dusty VHS copy and take it home with me to view. As i pull it out of its slip sleeve, a yellowed napkin falls out; with Tom's autograph on it! Turns out when I was about 1, my parents brought me down to Johnstown to ride on the Inclined Plane, and I was introduced to Tom Cruise. I never knew?! So knowing that, I had to give the movie a thorough watching, and I must say, I have a little pride that that film was shot here. It was an enjoyable movie, although the ending was a little dry. The sad part of the film is, all the activity and energy that takes place in the movie with the steel mills is no longer here. The mills have been shut down for about 20 years, and the city is pretty much in a depressed state. It's good to watch the movie just to get a glimpse of what this area use to be. So watch it, enjoy it, heck, you can even rent it from the rental place a block from my house. That place is called "All the Right Movies." Enjoy! P.S. For the Kid's sake, It is rated R for strong language and some intense nudity.


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