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?
The marching band in the film is the Westford Academy (Westford, Massachusetts) marching band. One of the bass drum heads from the movie is on display in the music department at Westford Academy, signed by the cast and crew. 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
Okay, I'll admit it, you know. I'm an anti-Semite. I crack Jew jokes, think they're dirty, pushy. And you know what? David Greene's the only one I've ever met up close.
What's you're point, Connors?
He's a good guy.
Let Me Go Lover
by Jenny Lou Carson
, Kathleen G. Twomey, Fred Wise
and Benjamin Weisman
Performed by Patti Page
Courtesy of Polygram Special Products
by arrangement with Polygram Group Distribution, Inc. See more