Jack Dundee is a meek banker living in Taft, California. He constantly thinks about the 1972 high school football game between Taft and powerhouse Bakersfield. Dundee fumbled a perfect pass from quarterback and friend Reno Hightower, and the game ended in a tie. He wants to replay the game, but has trouble convincing Reno and the town to replay the game. So Jack resorts to desperate measures to make the game reality. Written by
A comedy about life, hope, and getting even.
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Did You Know?
First sports film written by Ron Shelton
. Shelton is known for writing/directing sports movies. After this film Shelton became a director with Bull Durham
(1988). See more
At the football game at the end of the movie, it starts to rain for a while and then it stops. Gigi is shown on the bleachers with wet hair and then a second later her hair dry and fluffy. See more
Elly, I have a new move for you.
Oh? Show me.
It's part Smokey Robinson, Part Gladys Knight, but it's all me.
[Spins while undressing
Jack....Aquarius...gotta gotta gotta gotta, satisfy.
Sort of a white 'Pip', I love it.
Land Of Hope and Glory
(Pomp And Circumstance No. 1)
Music by Sir Edward Elgar
Words by A.C. Benson
Used by arrangement with Boosey & Company Ltd. and Boosey & Hawkes, Inc. See more