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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Did You Know?
The date of the football game, November 15, 1972, was actually a Wednesday. Most Varsity High School football games are played on Fridays or Saturday (if the field did not have lights). See more
The last pass Reno throws to Jack is shown in the air a couple of times and is very wobbly. Just before it falls into Jack's hands, it's a perfect spiral. 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 Arthur C. Benson
Used by arrangement with Boosey & Company Ltd. and Boosey & Hawkes, Inc. See more