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
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Tom Cruise and Craig T. Nelson Discover Winning Is the Only Way Out.
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Did You Know?
Considered a male version of Flashdance
(1983), both movies were about a young person central character living in a Pennsylvanian town and following their dream to become a success and get out of their town. She was a welder in Pittsburgh, he was destined to stay in his mill town unless he can score a scholarship. The film replaced flash dancing with American football and both films had a distinctive rock soundtrack. See more
When Stefan goes to the field to ask the coach to play in the game, his hair is blowing in the wind. In the reverse angle, his hair is laying down flat. See more
You poured garbage on me, my wife and my little girl.
Referenced in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
Performed by Winston Ford
Music and Lyrics by Gerard McMahon
Produced by Gerard McMahon
and Brooks Arthur See more