David Green is brought into a prestigious 1950s school to help their football team to beat the school's old rivals. David, however, is from a working class background, so he isn't really "one of them", but he's very successful at making friends. David is a Jew, and has to keep this a secret from his friends for fear of being rejected. Written by
Just Because You're Accepted Doesn't Mean You Belong.
Did You Know?
Several places in Groton, MA were given money to fix up their buildings in order to be in the movie. See more
When David is being asked by the class for whether or not he trusts them to determine who cheated between himself and Dillon, the position of his sweater collar changes between shots. See more
Everybody's asking me what it's like to kiss a Jew.
Referenced in Game On: Martin's Baby
Fight For St. Matthews
by John E. Oliver
, Lou Forestieri
and Bill Bruton See more