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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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Levander 'Bird' Williams (as Mykel T. Williamson)
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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

Stadium scenes were filmed at Lane Technical High School's athletic field in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

Goofs

The writing on the chalkboard behind Molly changes as she is giving her halftime speech during the Prescott game. 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: Robin Williams/James Taylor (1988) See more »

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Good Hands
Performed by The Isley Brothers
Written by Hawk Wolinski and James Newton Howard
Produced by Hawk Wolinski, James Newton Howard and The Isley Brothers
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Better than the rating here?
1 June 2014 | by (Oakland, New Jersey) – See all my reviews

I'm not sure why anyone would completely dislike this movie. It's fun and probably better than the rating here. Goldie Hawn is very good, she's bubbly (something she's great at,) charming and tough when she needs to be. Features the first ever roles for both Woody Harrelson and Wesley Snipes as well as LL Cool J's first time on screen! One thing that helps me like this a lot is the Chicago locations. The main plot and sub-plots are a bit thin but overall it's a good football comedy. I had probably seen this easily like 5 or 6 times but this was the first time in about 20+ years! Was just as good as ever!!

6.5 / 10 stars

--Zoooma, a Kat Pirate Screener


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