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Little Giants -- Misfits form their own opposing team to an elite peewee football team, coached by the elite team coach's brother.

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Director:
Writers (WGA):
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Release Date:
14 October 1994 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
The Comic Telling of a Gridiron Miracle! See more »
Plot:
Misfits form their own opposing team to an elite peewee football team, coached by the elite team coach's brother. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Rick Moranis ... Danny O'Shea

Ed O'Neill ... Kevin O'Shea

Shawna Waldron ... Becky O'Shea

Devon Sawa ... Junior

Todd Bosley ... Jake Berman
Michael Zwiener ... Rudy Zolteck
Danny Pritchett ... Tad Simpson
Troy Simmons ... Hanon

Sam Horrigan ... Spike

Joey Simmrin ... Murphy

Marcus Toji ... Marcus
Christopher Walberg ... Timmy Moore
Matthew McCurley ... Nubie (as Mathew McCurley)

Brian Haley ... Mike Hammersmith
Jon Paul Steuer ... Johnny Vennaro

Mary Ellen Trainor ... Karen O'Shea

Susanna Thompson ... Patty

Joe Bays ... Butz

Rickey D'Shon Collins ... Briggs
Frank Carl Fisher Jr. ... Patterson (as Frank Carl Fisher II)
Eddie Derham ... Fast Eddie
Elizabeth Anne Smith ... Cheryl Berman
Gene Whittington ... Mr. Hanon
Icilda Davis ... Mrs. Hanon

Mark Holton ... Mr. Zolteck

Bonnie Hellman ... Mrs. Zolteck

Michael P. Byrne ... Mr. Simpson

Michael Monks ... Mr. Moore

F. William Parker ... Mayor Kelly

Alexa PenaVega ... Priscilla O'Shea (as Alexa Vega)

Courtney Peldon ... Debbie O'Shea

Michael Blackburn ... Mr. Vennaro

Harry Shearer ... Announcer
Harry Fleer ... Orville (as Harry J. Fleer)

Dabbs Greer ... Wilbur
Willie C. Carpenter ... Ref #1
Richard E. Butler ... Ref #2
Darryl Smith ... Ref #3
Justin Jon Ross ... Young Danny
Travis Robertson ... Young Kevin
Austin Kottke ... Young Butz
Janna Michaels ... Young Patty
Myron Healey ... Doctor

Rance Howard ... Priest
DeJuan Guy ... Hoyt

Pat Crawford Brown ... Louise
Bill Danch ... State Trooper
Andrew Shaifer ... Chevy Owner

Frank Welker ... Animation Vocal Sound Effects (voice)

John Madden ... Himself
Steve Emtman ... Himself
Bruce Smith ... Himself

Emmitt Smith ... Himself
Tim Brown ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Steve Castro ... Rivera (uncredited)
Kim Giancaterino ... Parent (uncredited)
Ellsworth Hanna ... Proud Parents (uncredited)
Jeanne Hanna ... Proud Parents (uncredited)
David Powledge ... Sheriff (uncredited)

Directed by
Duwayne Dunham 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
James Ferguson (story) &
Robert Shallcross (story)

James Ferguson (screenplay) &
Robert Shallcross (screenplay) and
Tommy Swerdlow (screenplay) &
Michael Goldberg (screenplay)

Produced by
D. Scott Easton .... associate producer
Gerald R. Molen .... executive producer
Walter F. Parkes .... executive producer
Arne Schmidt .... producer (as Arne L. Schmidt)
 
Original Music by
John Debney 
 
Cinematography by
Janusz Kaminski 
 
Film Editing by
Donn Cambern 
Jonathan P. Shaw  (as Jonathan Shaw)
Michael Tronick 
 
Production Design by
Bill Kenney 
 
Art Direction by
William Ladd Skinner  (as Wm Ladd Skinner)
 
Set Decoration by
Rick Gentz  (as Rick T. Gentz)
 
Costume Design by
April Ferry 
 
Makeup Department
Mary Burton .... makeup artist
Katalin Elek .... makeup artist
Steve LaPorte .... makeup artist
Kim Santantonio .... key hair stylist
Susan Schuler-Page .... hair stylist
Carol Schwartz .... key makeup artist
Melanie Verkins .... hair stylist
Dale Miller .... hair stylist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
D. Scott Easton .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sharon Gerhard .... second assistant director: second unit
Scott Harris .... second assistant director
David McGiffert .... first assistant director
Michael D. Moore .... second unit director
Susan Pickett .... second second assistant director
Patrick Regan .... first assistant director: second unit
Brian Levant .... director: additional football sequences (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Scott M. Anderson .... set dresser
Cliff Bernay .... swing gang (as Clifford Bernay)
Frank L. Brown .... assistant property master
Dale DeStefani .... foreman
Anthony Ray Herrera .... metal construction
Michael Kohan .... assistant props
Fred Lucky .... creative consultant
Fred Lucky .... story board artist
C.J. Maguire .... property master
Robert G. Newhouse .... greensman foreman
Rudy Reachi .... property master: second unit
John Rozman .... swing gang
Dawn M. Severdia .... art department coordinator (as Dawn Severdia)
Robert Sica .... leadman
Ron Sica .... swing gang (as Ronald Sica)
Sally Thornton .... set designer
Gary J. Coelho .... laborer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
David Behle .... sound recordist
James Beshears .... adr supervisor
Rick Hart .... sound re-recording mixer
Allen Hartz .... dialogue editor
Michael Herbick .... sound re-recording mixer
J. Paul Huntsman .... supervising sound editor
Randall L. Johnson .... boom operator (as Randy Johnson)
Carey Lindley .... production sound mixer
Myron Nettinga .... supervising sound effects editor
Jeff Rosen .... sound editor
Greg P. Russell .... sound re-recording mixer
Greg Salmon .... cable
Adam Sawelson .... sound editor
Elliot Tyson .... sound re-recording mixer
Jack Keller .... sound recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Chris Burton .... special effects coordinator
Mike Paris .... special effects (as Michael Paris)
Mike Wever .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Erik Anderson .... digital artist
Rob House .... digital compositor
Pam Vick .... digital artist: VCE
Gary Allan Parks .... production engineer (uncredited)
Ryan Roberts .... title animator (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Donnell Anderson .... stunt performer
Steve Castro .... stunt performer
Doc D. Charbonneau .... stunts
Debbie Evans .... stunts
Gary Guercio .... stunts
Kim Robert Koscki .... stunt double: Rick Moranis
Kathryn Moore .... utility stunts (as Kathryn Elizabeth Moore)
Larry Nicholas .... stunts
Pat Romano .... stunts
Noah Urbina .... stunt performer
Sam Horrigan .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Marek Bojsza .... lamp operator
Billy Clevenger .... additional first assistant camera (as Bill Clevenger)
Alex Cruz .... grip (second unit)
Frank Del Boccio .... additional first assistant camera
Mitch Dubin .... camera operator: "a" camera (as Mitchell Dubin)
James A. Earley .... grip (as James Earley)
Kevin Erb .... best boy grip
Mauro Fiore .... camera operator: "b" camera
Kirk R. Gardner .... steadicam operator (as Kirk Gardner)
Charley Gilleran .... grip
Jack Glenn .... dolly grip
Jarek Gorczycki .... assistant chief lighting technician
Emil Hampton .... assistant steadicam operator (as Emile Hampton)
Bob Ivener .... key rigging grip (as Bob Ivenor)
Spook James .... grip
Jay Johnson .... lamp operator
Brent L. Jones .... grip (as Brent Jones)
Tom Jordan .... loader
Jim Kwiatkowski .... key grip
Mollie S. Mallinger .... second assistant camera: second unit
Bruce McCleery .... chief lighting technician
Annie McEveety .... assistant steadicam operator
Stephen McGehee .... lamp operator (as Steve McGehee)
Steven Meizler .... first assistant camera (as Steve Meizler)
Rexford L. Metz .... director of photography: second unit
John C. Moore .... rigging gaffer
Louis Niemeyer .... first assistant camera: second unit
Ray Patrick .... remote camera technician
Daniel Pershing .... grip
Ralph Scherer .... grip
Philip Shanahan .... loader (as Phil Shanahan)
Mark Spath .... second assistant camera
Wayne Tidwell .... video assist (as Wayne R. Tidwell)
Elizabeth Ziegler .... steadicam operator (as Liz Ziegler)
Chuck Cohen .... camera operator: special action sequences (uncredited)
Jim Gordon .... grip (uncredited)
Chris McNellis .... grip (uncredited)
Alex Rodriguez .... second assistant chief lighting technician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Janet Hirshenson .... casting
Jane Jenkins .... casting
Amy McIntyre Britt .... casting assistant (as Amy McIntyre)
Suzy Sachs .... casting: Washington
Franklyn Warren .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tom Macdonald .... set costumer
Pamela Wise .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Ken Blackwell .... assistant film editor
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Clay Cambern .... second assistant film editor
Erica Frauman .... post-production coordinator
Dale E. Grahn .... color timer (as Dale Grahn)
Leslie Jones .... first assistant film editor
Paul Karasick .... assistant: Lightworks
Maureen Mitchell .... assistant: Lightworks
Mark Perzely .... assistant: Lightworks
John Venzon .... assistant: Lightworks
Trudy Yee .... assistant film editor
 
Music Department
Tom Boyd .... oboe soloist
John Debney .... conductor
Brad Dechter .... orchestrator
Sandy DeCrescent .... orchestra contractor
Val Garay .... music supervisor
Will Kaplan .... music editor
Don Nemitz .... orchestrator
Maria Newman .... musician
Paul Silver .... assistant music editor
David Slonaker .... orchestrator
Steven L. Smith .... music preparation
John Beal .... composer: trailer (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Shawn Coulter .... transportation
David Diaz .... transportation Captain: re-shoot unit
Maxwell R. Johnson II .... transportation coordinator
Joe Richardson .... driver
 
Other crew
Todd J. Adelman .... first aid supervisor
Jeffrey Berk .... assistant production coordinator
Tristan Daoussis .... production assistant
Kurt Greufe .... second assistant accountant
Dawn Jeffory .... acting coach
Dawn Jeffory .... dialogue coach
Larry K. Johnson .... script supervisor
David Krudis .... payroll accountant
Florrie Laurence .... assistant to director
Sherry Marshall .... production coordinator
Michael Munoz .... stand-in: kid
Bradley K. Ross .... set production assistant
Michael Singer .... unit publicist
Wesley Staples .... studio teacher
Jules Stewart .... script supervisor (as Jules Mann-Stewart)
Carlos H. Sánchez .... production associate
Peter M. Tobyansen .... location manager
Bill Daly .... post-production accountant (uncredited)
Michael Haro .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Ed Lipscomb .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG for kids' rude language and pranks
Runtime:
107 min
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Trivia:
Duwayne Dunham was removed as director after shooting more than two thirds of the film. He fell behind during the football game sequences. Brian Levant was brought in for the last few weeks to finish the football sequences, using Rexford L. Metz as his cinematographer. Duwayne Dunham was retained to supervise the editing at the same time, however, which he saw through to completion.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The girl's clothes when The Giants are gathering players.See more »
Quotes:
Priscilla:Hey Uncle Dan! Guess what? I got the whole headlock thing on tape. Here, wanna see?See more »
Movie Connections:
References Super Bowl XI (1977) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
ON WISCONSINSee more »

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1 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
An old favorite, 7 October 2007
Author: Joel (Tenchi64589@aol.com) from Flower Mound, Texas

I've seen a lot of sports movies since I've lived on this planet, and this just happens to be one of my favorites.

Like I've said in one of my other reviews, I don't really like football, but this is an instant classic. I can say this because I saw this when I was at least 8 or 9 years old and loved it! There are many memorable moments in the movie, and everyone from kids to adults can enjoy this.

The only complaint I have is that they show it on ABC Family sometimes, and for some reason, they edit a lot of it out... and some of the edits actually make the movie work... if you can, stay away from that version.

Aside from that, this is a 10 out of 10.

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