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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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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?


Gary Busey and Randy Quaid were originally cast as the leads. See more »


The glass of milk when Danny is talking to the girl. See more »


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Written by Norman Whitfield
Performed by Rose Royce
Courtesy of MCA Records
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I loved it!
31 December 2002 | by (US) – See all my reviews

I loved the Little Giants!

Kevin and Danny O'Shea are brothers. Kevin is a former football star. Kevin puts together a Peewee football team and doesn't choose Becky/Icebox. Becky/Icebox decides to get her friends together to form their own team. Icebox may be tough on the field but when she deals with a crush on the teams quarterback, Junior (Devon Sawa,) it makes her reconsider football. I'm not surprised she likes Junior (Devon Sawa). He is a total hottie! The day of the big game comes and the Little Giants are pumped but when a surprise is thrown their way they are a little scared. The movie ends, allowing you to decide what happens next! I would love it if they made a sequel, of course they couldn't use the same characters though.


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