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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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This picture was the 20th Century Fox studios answer to Paramount's box-office hit Flashdance
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Stefan takes his plaid shirt off twice in the locker room before practice. See more
He didn't quit.
What did you say?
Salvucci, he didn't quit. None of us quit. I don't know. We beat those guys asses up and down that field tonight! We got nothing to be ashamed of, right? Isn't that right? Maybe the scoreboard doesn't say it, but we won that game. We held them. It was just a fluke. That's all. It's just a fluke.
A fluke? That pass-interference penalty was no fluke. If you had done it the way I taught you, they never would've been down there in the first place, and they never ...
(First Bar Scene)
Performed by Tony Orlando
Music and Lyrics by Chips Moman
and Bobby Emmons
Produced by Chips Moman
and Brooks Arthur See more