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Little Giants (1994)

PG  |   |  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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jake Berman
Michael Zwiener ...
Rudy Zolteck
Danny Pritchett ...
Tad Simpson
Troy Simmons ...
Christopher Walberg ...
Timmy Moore
Matthew McCurley ...
Nubie (as Mathew McCurley)
Mike Hammersmith
Jon Paul Steuer ...
Johnny Vennaro


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 »


Comedy | Family | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

14 October 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Perfect Season  »

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Box Office


$20,000,000 (estimated)


$19,288,821 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


This movie was inspired by an early 1990s McDonald's ad about Pee-Wee Football that ran during the Super Bowl. The day after it aired, Steven Spielberg liked it so much that he called up the ad's creator, James Ferguson, and hired him to write the script for what became "Little Giants." See more »


The chalkboard behind the guys debating who would win. See more »


[kids are running at try outs]
Rudy Zolteck: How'd I do, coach?
Kevin O'Shea: I don't know son. I don't have a sundial.
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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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