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Jocks (1986)

R  |   |  Comedy, Sport  |  14 November 1986 (USA)
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The coach of a college tennis team is given an ultimatum: put together a winning team, or else.

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The coach of a college tennis team is given an ultimatum: put together a winning team, or else.

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Champions aren't born ... they're made!

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Road Trip  »

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Shot under the title "Road Trip." See more »

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Chip Williams: Chito, you're in charge.
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Dirty With You
Performed by John Finley
Written & Produced by David McHugh
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An average teen comedy.
9 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

"Jocks" is indistinguishable from dozens of 80s teen comedies. Even such names as Christopher Lee (what is he doing here??) and Richard Roundtree can't give it much class. It's tame, it's predictable....but it's not dislikable. I'll give it a low rating (*1/2), but fans of such comedies would rate it higher. Those tennis scenes could've been handled better, though.


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