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 football scenes have an added sense of realism because the director never filmed any scenes with a camera on the field. As with a broadcast of a real game, all football scenes were filmed with off-field cameras. See more
Goalposts seen in the movie are 18 1/2 feet apart and had been narrowed in 1991. At the time of the story, uprights were 23 feet, 4 inches apart in college football. See more
Rudy,are you ready for this, champ?
I've been ready for this my whole life!
Then you take us out on the field.
Ring of Fire
Written by Merle Kilgore
and June Carter Cash
Performed by Johnny Cash See more