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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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14 November 1986 (USA)  »

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Road Trip  »

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Shot over the course of four weeks. See more »

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Chip Williams: Chito, you're in charge.
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References The Three Musketeers (1973) See more »

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Willie Willie
Performed by David Backstrom, Don Evans & Terry Wilson
Written & Arranged by David Backstrom
Produced by David Backstrom & Don Evans
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Simply not that funny
9 September 2010 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

"Jocks" was filmed in 1984 and subsequently spent a few years on the shelf before getting released. Watching it, it's easy to guess why that happened. First, the "humor" in this movie isn't all that funny - it resorts to tired gags about people driving falling-apart cars and transvestites. Also, there are surprisingly a number of moments when the movie doesn't even seem to be trying to be funny - it's about half serious most of the time, in fact. The characters are uninteresting for the most part, save for Donald Gibb's character, which seems to have been lifted from another, more humorous and energetic movie. The tennis sequences are dull, relying on the same two camera angles over and over. As for the "R" rated material, most people I think will be disappointed - for the first hour, there is NOTHING beyond a "G" rating other than utterances of the words "t*ts" and "s*hit". Then there is some wet t-shirt and topless stuff, but none of it is displayed for very long. The only audience for this movie might be for die-hard Christopher Lee fans, since this is one of his rare appearances in a comedy - or should I say so-called comedy.


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