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 majority of the movie was filmed in the environs of the real-life Taft Union High School. 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.
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