A high school footballer desperate for a scholarship and his headstrong coach clash in a dying Pennsylvania steel town.

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Brian (as Christopher Penn)
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Jess Covington
Walter Briggs ...
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Tank
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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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He has everything at stake. He can't afford to lose. He's got to make all the right moves. See more »

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Trivia

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

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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

Nickerson: Djordjevic! I'd like to talk to you.
Steff: We got nothing to talk about.
Nickerson: Then where are you going?
Steff: Where am I going?
Nickerson: Yeah.
Steff: No place, man. I mean, uh, Shadow, he's going to West Virginia. He just found out tonight. And, Tank's going to Furman. You knew that already. And you're going to Cal Poly. And Mouse, Mouse is going to college, he's gonna play ball. Me, I'm just gonna hang out here, I don't know, ya know? Hey, Nickerson, you lied about me. You blackballed me. "Together." Remember that? "Together....
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Connections

Featured in Siskel & Ebert: Tom Cruise: The Star Next Door (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Unison
(Locker Room Dance)
Performed by Junior
Music and Lyrics by Bruce Roberts and Andy Goldmark
Produced by Bruce Roberts and Andy Goldmark
Executive Producer Brooks Arthur
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Movie chronicles the struggles of a small town football player.
20 May 2001 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews



While this may not be a top 250 movie it definetely deserves more credit than it gets. When being compared to other movies related to the same subject,(ie. the program, Varsity blues) the real life stance this picture takes should not be overlooked. Other football movies have never shown the difficulties that athletes can go through with their own coaches throughout the recruiting process for college. This movie shows some of the actual themes that many highschool athletes have to deal even to this day.


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