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?
The name of the teams that faced-off in the football match were the Bakersfield Tigers and the Taft High Rockets. See more
A few times during the movie when Reno yells at Jack, you can see Kurt Russell
is saying "fuck" but his word is over-dubbed to the common fall-back words like "freak", "friggin", and "fool". Any use of the word "fuck" more than once would turn the film into an R-rated picture. 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.
Spoofed in Not Another Teen Movie
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Words and Music by Ewan MacColl
Stormking Music, Inc.
Performed by Roberta Flack
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Special Products See more