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?
NFL cornerback (and later head coach) Herman Edwards
was one of the extras used in the football scenes. 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
Mr. Weasel's here.
Spoofed in Not Another Teen Movie
Words and Music by Stan Vincent
, Anthony Powers
(uncredited) and Beverly Ross
Maureen Music, Inc.
Performed by The Earls
Courtesy of Old Town Record Corp. See more