Based on the true story of a small-town Indiana team that made the state finals in 1954, this movie chronicles the attempts of a coach with a spotty past, and the town's basketball-loving drunk to lead their high school team to victory. Written by
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It'll go straight to your heart.
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Did You Know?
In the locker room before the final game, on the blackboard are the last names of the players on the opposing team. These are the real last names of the actors who make up the Hickory team. See more
When Coach Dale first arrives in the principal's office, his tie is alternately neat/untidy between shots. See more
[Just before the big game
And David put his hand in the bag and took out a stone and slung it. And it struck the Philistine on the head and he fell to the ground. Amen.
Director David Anspaugh is credited as Jack Nemo in the edited (and disowned by Anspaugh) television cut. See more
Big Band Highlight No. 2
Composed by Ole Georg
(as Neil Amsterdam)
Courtesy of Capitol Productions Music See more