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Quarterback Princess (1983)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Sport  |  3 December 1983 (USA)
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The Maida family has moved to Oregon, and daughter Tami wants to play quarterback for the high school football team. There's just one problem. She's a girl. With everyone from the coach to ... See full summary »

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Ralph Maida
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Judy Maida
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Kim Maida
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Tami Maida
Mary-Robin Redd ...
Saleswoman
Joshua Cadman ...
Brian
Severn Darden ...
Mr. Hobart
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Ed Ainsworth
Nancy Parsons ...
Mrs. Klosterman
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Marvin
Holly Bressler ...
Jody Maida
Katherine Moir ...
Heidi Maida
Melanie Parker ...
Gidget Maida
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The Maida family has moved to Oregon, and daughter Tami wants to play quarterback for the high school football team. There's just one problem. She's a girl. With everyone from the coach to her next door neighbor against her, she's out to prove that not only can she can play football, but she can win the state championship. (Based on a true story) Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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Die Football-Prinzessin  »

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One of a late 1970s early 1980s mini-cycle of films centering around women athletes. The movies include Blue Skies Again (1983) (baseball), Goldengirl (1979) (athletics), The Miracle of Kathy Miller (1981) (athletics), Hockey Night (1984) (ice hockey), Quarterback Princess (1983) (gridiron), Personal Best (1982) (pentathlon), Gregory's Girl (1981) (soccer) and Heart Like a Wheel (1983) (drag racing). See more »

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Scott Massey: Bad enough I gotta lose, but then I have to be carried off the field by our lady quarterback.
Tami Maida: What bothers you? That I'm a lady or that I'm a quarterback?
Scott Massey: I wouldn't mind either if you weren't both.
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Highly enjoyed ~ nice family movie!
10 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie the Quarterback Princess is surly a classic, much inspiration for our younger youth and parents alike. You will leave this film with the "I can do anything attitude:)" Having 3 girls of my own, this was one we'll enjoy watching over & over! Who knows, I just may have the next "Quarterback Princess" *smiles* Helen Hunt did an awesome job portraying a high school teen surviving the trials and errors of being the odd "woman out", and overcoming with a winning finish by playing ball and holding her own when it came to the nay sayers of the town. This is a win-win movie that I feel anyone would truly enjoy with family or friends.


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