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 film with a catch (or two).
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During The Final game, after the rain has began and then stopped falling, Hightower's jersey is covered in mud while on the field, but on the sidelines it is white. See more
Uh, two minutes left to kick-off. Time for my last smoke.
You lazy jive-ass! You're soft, you're slow and your hands are for shit!
Hey, who woke you up?
Get on the field and shut up, Luther!
Reno, you're a prick, and you always were a prick.
Great, great. Now get your ass on the field. NOW!
References NFL Monday Night Football
Don't Say Nothin' Bad (About My Baby)
Words and Music by Gerry Goffin
and Carole King
Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc.
Performed by Gigi and The Blenders See more