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Wildcats (1986)

R  |   |  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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Verna McGrath
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Alice Needham
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Marian Needham
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Frank Needham
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Stephanie Needham
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Dan Darwell
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Levander 'Bird' Williams (as Mykel T. Williamson)
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Phillip Finch
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Cerulo (as Nick Corri)
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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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14 February 1986 (USA)  »

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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

When coach McGrath is taking the Jackson High School mascot, a goat, back to Jackson High School, although she is alone in the van, you clearly see a hand holding onto the goat's leg so he doesn't move around. See more »

Quotes

Molly McGrath: [after she runs the team into the ground, throws the broken watch on the ground] You owe me a new stop watch... you PUSSIES!
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: The Best of Robin Williams (1991) See more »

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Football Rap
Performed by LL Cool J (as L.L. Cool J)
Written by LL Cool J (as James Todd Smith)
Courtesy of Def Jam Records
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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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