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Little Giants (1994)

 -  Comedy | Family | Sport  -  14 October 1994 (USA)
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Misfits form their own opposing team to an elite peewee football team, coached by the elite team coach's brother.

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Timmy Moore
Matthew McCurley ...
Nubie (as Mathew McCurley)
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Mike Hammersmith
Jon Paul Steuer ...
Johnny Vennaro
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Storyline

In Urbania, Ohio, snobby ex-football star Kevin O'Shea conducts try-outs for the town's Peewee football team, the Urbania Cowboys, which will compete for a chance at the state Peewee football playoffs. Kevin slights his younger brother Danny O'Shea by rejecting Danny's daughter Becky "Icebox" O'Shea, who is a good player. Kevin rejected her simply because she's a girl. Becky and some of her friends, boys who were also rejected, get the idea to start up their own team, to be coached by Danny. After Kevin tries to put a stop to that plan, Danny gets Kevin to agree to a game to decide which team will represent Urbania, because each town is allowed only one team. Danny and Becky scour the town in search of willing players, and they gather a crew of kids who have limited skills and no team spirit. They luck out when Becky discovers Junior Floyd expertly passing rolls of toilet paper right into a shopping cart at the supermarket, as though he's passing a football. With Becky and Junior on ... Written by Todd Baldridge

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For everyone who's waited to be chosen, and wasn't... your day has come. See more »

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Comedy | Family | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for kids' rude language and pranks | See all certifications »

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14 October 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Perfect Season  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$19,288,821 (USA)
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Trivia

Devon Sawa was 15 during filming and much taller than his 10 year old castmates so he can be seen wearing only socks in some scenes. See more »

Goofs

During the Cowboys last possession when the film is going in slow motion, you hear the quarterback yell "Down... Go!" When the camera pans to his face, it's obvious that he is mouthing "set", not "go". See more »

Quotes

Little Danny: Gee, I must be pretty bad if my own brother won't even pick me.
Little Kevin: Danny, look at it my way.
Little Danny: I stink and you know it. You're perfect and I stink. That's it! The End!
Little Kevin: No, that's not it. It's just that I'm so good that it makes you look really bad.
Little Danny: Are you trying to cheer me up?
Little Kevin: Yeah.
Little Danny: It's not working.
Little Kevin: See, so I stink at something too.
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Connections

References The Addams Family (1964) See more »

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CAR WASH
Written by Norman Whitfield
Performed by Rose Royce
Courtesy of MCA Records
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Great for the kids..
31 October 2002 | by (CA) – See all my reviews

I adore this movie and I have it on VHS. I do wish they could put it on DVD. It's about football more like a pint size Dallas Cowboys. They do have guest appearance from Mr. Madden and Emmitt Smith. It's so funny and great for a family movie. No voilence except the roughness of the players. I give it a thumbs up. The cast are wonderful. It's a family movie.


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