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Wildcats (1986)

 -  Comedy | Sport  -  14 February 1986 (USA)
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Molly is a high school track coach who knows just as much about football as anyone else on the planet. When the football coach's position becomes vacant, she applies for the job, despite ... See full summary »

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Molly is a high school track coach who knows just as much about football as anyone else on the planet. When the football coach's position becomes vacant, she applies for the job, despite expecting sniggers from fellow staff members and her former husband. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Her dream was to coach high school football. Her nightmare was Central High.

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$26,285,544 (USA)
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Trivia

LL Cool J's song "Football Rap," which appears during the opening credits, did not appear on the film's soundtrack album, nor was it ever commercially released. See more »

Goofs

Krushinski is just demoted from starting quarterback. He mentions to Molly that he makes a great slot back. The next scene is of a slot back making a great run, only the slot back is black. He gets tackled and when he gets up you see a very white Krushinski with the ball. See more »

Quotes

Trumaine: Don't worry baby, this my uncle's car, he lets me borrow it whenever I want.
Marva: OH YEAH! THEN WHY DID YOU HAVE TO HOT WIRE IT!
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Featured in Sports on the Silver Screen (1997) See more »

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Penetration
Performed by Brenda Russell
Written by Hawk Wolinski and James Newton Howard
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silly,fun 80's comedy
10 February 2004 | by (Mississippi, United States) – See all my reviews

The 80's brought a crop of funny comedies. I remember watching this one a lot as I grew up. Goldie Hawn was perfect as a female coach on a male football team. This is a film that is definately not for the family,but I watched it all the time as a child. There are many silly critically bashed comedies that I've thoroughly enjoyed over the years(such as the silly Rodney Dangerfield girl soccer comedy "Lady Bugs"). This is a raunchy comedy heavily laced with profanity,but there are times that I laughed ferociously. This is just a comedy that has a wonderfully appealing supporting cast and by-the-numbers,predictable story. This is a film for those who just want to laugh at nasty jokes. ****/*****


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