When the champ's promoter, Rev. Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The ... See full summary »
Samuel L. Jackson,
Loosely based on the actual WWI Christmas cease fire between German and English troops. The two sides met halfway across the battlefield and sang silent night and played soccer. Each year the two countries re-enact the game in tribute.
This story is terrific for a TV movie and should have been made into a feature length film. Peter Berg is just excellent as the fallen football hero who is given a second chance at life and, with the help of the almighty God, walks just 3 months after breaking his neck.
I wish this movie was on video. It should be in everyone's video library!
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