Rudy grew up in a steel mill town where most people ended up working, but wanted to play football at Notre Dame instead. There were only a couple of problems. His grades were a little low, his athletic skills were poor, and he was only half the size of the other players. But he had the drive and the spirit of 5 people and has set his sights upon joining the team. Written by
Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>
Sometimes a winner is a dreamer who just won't quit.
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Did You Know?
The crowd scenes during Rudy's final game were filmed during halftime at a real game between Notre Dame and Boston College during 1992. You can tell by the colors that the Boston College fans wear. See more
Immediately after the Notre Dame Football tryout sequence, Coach Yonto (Ron Dean) speaks to Rudy (Sean Astin), and over his left shoulder, during the close-up, there is a set of Blue/White STX lacrosse gloves from the late '80s - early '90s. See more
Who cares how much effort I put in, if it doesnt produce any results.
Referenced in Goon
The Spirited West
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