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Writer (WGA):
W. Peter Iliff (written by)
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Release Date:
15 January 1999 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Make your own rules. See more »
Plot:
In small-town Texas, high school football is a religion. The head coach is deified, as long as the team... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
2 wins & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A pleasant surprise See more (260 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

James Van Der Beek ... Mox

Jon Voight ... Coach Kilmer

Paul Walker ... Lance Harbor

Ron Lester ... Billy Bob

Scott Caan ... Tweeter

Richard Lineback ... Joe Harbor
Tiffany C. Love ... Collette Harbor

Amy Smart ... Julie Harbor
Eliel Swinton ... Wendell Brown

Thomas F. Duffy ... Sam Moxon (as Thomas Duffy)
Jill Parker-Jones ... Mo Moxon (as Jill Parker Jones)
Joe Pichler ... Kyle Moxon
Mark Walters ... Chet McNurty

Brady Coleman ... Sheriff Bigelow
James N. Harrell ... Murray (as James Harrell)

Ali Larter ... Darcy Sears
Tonie Perensky ... Miss Davis

Jesse Plemons ... Tommy Harbor

Sam Pleasant ... Cashier
Timothy F. Crowley ... Coach Bates (as Tim Crowley)

Joe Stevens ... Young Deputy #1
Don Cass ... Young Deputy #2
James Michael O'Brien ... Brett

Mark Robert Ellis ... Referee (as Robert Ellis)

Robert Lott ... Middle Aged Fan (as Robert S. Lott)
Barry Switzer ... Bronco Coach

Mona Lee Fultz ... Old Miss Logan (as Mona Lee)
Kevin Reid ... Wilkes

Eric Jungmann ... Elliot
Laura Olson ... Teen Babe #1
Ryan Allen ... Teen Babe #2
Bristi Havins ... Cute Naked Girl
Jon Hyrns ... Bald Guy (as John Hyrns)
Rome Azzaro ... Young Father

Marco Perella ... Dr. Benton
Doyle Carter ... Doctor - Field
Tony Frank ... Clerk

Sue Rock ... Minnie
Olin Buchanan ... Reporter
David Williams ... Coyote Player

John Gatins ... Smiling Man
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kelly Atwood ... Fan in Crowd (uncredited)

Stacy Bellew ... Cheerleader (uncredited)

Stephanie Kay Carter ... Stadium Fan (uncredited)

Al Castellanos ... Football Fan (uncredited)

Sean Corrigan ... Fan (uncredited)
Brian Decaro ... Football Player (uncredited)

James Douglas ... Bronco Player (uncredited)
Cody Easterbrook ... Coyote Player (uncredited)
Michelle Fairbanks ... Student (uncredited)

Jessica Holcomb ... Cheerleader (uncredited)
Christopher Meister ... Deputy at Game (uncredited)

Clark Moore ... Football Player (uncredited)
Rana Morrison ... Cheerleader (uncredited)

Trevor Doyle Nelson ... Water Boy (uncredited)

Matthew Nicklaw ... Student in Classroom (uncredited)
Glenn Ortman ... Cooper (uncredited)
Romano Reyes ... Football Player (uncredited)

Mylinda Royer ... Cheerleader (uncredited)
Brad Schreiber ... Ellwood Football Player (uncredited)
David Sharp ... Coyotes Fan (uncredited)

Danny Trevino ... Football player (uncredited)

Andie Ximenes ... Trainer (uncredited)

Heath Young ... Strip Club Patron (uncredited)

Directed by
Brian Robbins 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
W. Peter Iliff (written by)

Produced by
Elysa Koplovitz Dutton .... associate producer (as Elysa Koplovitz)
Herb Gains .... co-producer (as Herbert W. Gains)
David Gale .... executive producer
Ruben Hostka .... co-producer
Tova Laiter .... producer
Brian Robbins .... producer
Van Toffler .... executive producer
Michael Tollin .... producer (as Mike Tollin)
Martin Wiley .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Mark Isham 
 
Cinematography by
Chuck Cohen (director of photography) (as Charles Cohen)
 
Film Editing by
Ned Bastille 
 
Casting by
Sarah Finn  (as Sarah Halley Finn)
Bob Krakower 
 
Production Design by
Jaymes Hinkle 
 
Art Direction by
Keith Donnelly 
 
Set Decoration by
Tad Smalley 
 
Costume Design by
Wendy Chuck 
 
Makeup Department
Catherine Conrad .... supervising makeup artist
Dino Ganziano .... hair stylist: Mr. Voight
Bryan Hebert .... supervising hair stylist
Sharon McDonald .... assistant hair stylist
Stephen B. Robinson .... assistant makeup artist (as Stephen Robinson)
 
Production Management
Herb Gains .... unit production manager (as Herbert W. Gains)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
George Fortmuller .... first assistant director
John Gordon .... additional second assistant director
Franklyn Gottbetter .... second second assistant director (as Franklyn M. Gottbetter)
Vincent Palmo Jr. .... second assistant director
Albert M. Shapiro .... first assistant director (as Albert Shapiro)
 
Art Department
Curtis Akin .... property master
Don L. Carr .... property person (as Don Carr)
Lawrence Heyman .... set dresser
Robyn L. Jacobs .... set dresser (as Robyn Jacobs)
Jim Kanan .... lead scenic
Karen Luzius .... lead person
Christopher Martin .... lead greensperson
Ana Martinez .... art department coordinator
David McQuade .... property person (as Dave McQuade)
James Mize .... lead foreperson
Robert Tate Nichols .... foreperson
John Parker .... set dresser
Steven G. Paulk .... production painter (as Steven Paulk)
Raymond Raymond .... paint foreperson
Robert K. Weinberger .... construction coordinator (as Robert Weinberger)
Steve Allen .... carpenter (uncredited)
Mark Hanks .... set dresser (uncredited)
Kenneth R. Rector .... on-set dresser (uncredited)
Adam Short .... assistant art director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Mary Andrews .... supervising adr editor
Bob Baron .... adr mixer
Noah Blough .... sound effects editor
Scott Curtis .... foley editor
Zack Davis .... adr editor
Thom 'Coach' Ehle .... sound consultant: Dolby
Ronald Eng .... sound effects editor (as Ron Eng)
Tammy Fearing .... foley editor
Christopher Flick .... foley editor
Robin Harlan .... foley artist
Pamela G. Kimber .... assistant sound editor
Susan Kurtz .... dialogue editor
Courtenay Marvin .... assistant sound editor
Sarah Monat .... foley artist
Frank A. Montaño .... sound re-recording mixer (as Frank Montaño)
Jennifer Murphy .... sound mixer
Steve Pederson .... sound re-recording mixer
Tom Perry .... sound re-recording mixer
Randy Singer .... foley mixer (as Randy K. Singer)
Ron Sistare .... boom operator
Thomas W. Small .... supervising foley editor (as Thomas Small)
Beth Sterner .... supervising sound editor
David E. Stone .... sound editor (as David Stone)
Scott Streetman .... cable person
David Williams .... supervising dialogue editor
Jason England .... assistant dialogue editor (uncredited)
Stan Ginsel .... sound transfer (uncredited)
Philip Rogers .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Mike Szakmeister .... supervising dialogue editor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Jack Cruz .... stunts
Peter Gardere .... stunts
Robert Grogan .... stunts
Christopher Lucas Leaman .... stunts
Ben Loggins .... stunts
Clint Small .... stunts
Russell Towery .... stunt coordinator (as Russel Towery)
Erik Aude .... utility stunts (uncredited)
Jack Cruz .... stunt double: Ron Lester (uncredited)
Mitchell Dean .... stunt double (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Roger Basquette .... video assist operator
Sarah Bowman .... film loader: "b" camera
David Brink .... second assistant photographer: "b" camera
Joe Chess .... Steadicam operator
Joe Chess .... camera operator
Scott Fawley .... second company grip
Gerrit Garretsen .... dolly grip
Robert Kositchek .... director of photography: second unit
Mark A. Lindsay .... chief lighting technician (as Mark Lindsay)
Greg Lomas .... second company rigging grip (as Gregory Lomas)
Glenn E. Moran .... assistant chief lighting technician (as Glenn Moran)
Rob Morey .... first assistant photographer: "b" camera (as Robert Morey)
P.K. Munson .... second assistant photographer
Darryl Murchison .... rigging chief lighting technician
Deana Newcomb .... still photographer
Phil Pastuhov .... aerial director of photography
Beth Puorro .... film loader
Maricella Ramirez .... Steadicam assistant (as Marcella Ramirez)
Ralph Scherer .... first company grip
Orly 'Sonny' Stires .... camera operator: "b" camera
Angelo Louis Suasnovar Jr. .... first company rigging grip (as Angelo Suasnovar)
Ron Vargas .... first assistant photographer
Bobby Bastarache .... electrician (uncredited)
Steven A. Guerrero .... grip (uncredited)
Adam Harrison .... electrician (uncredited)
Stephen Ritchey .... grip (uncredited)
Peter D. Roome .... additional first assistant camera (uncredited)
Wally Rowell .... electrician (uncredited)
Jas Shelton .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Amy Dawn Anderson .... casting assistant
Barbara Brinkley .... location casting
Toni Cobb Brock .... location casting (as Toni Cobb)
Barbara Harris .... voice casting
Tina Kerr .... extras casting
Dayna Polehanki .... casting associate
Deedra Ricketts .... extras casting
Chad Keller .... casting assistant (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bill Edwards .... costume supervisor
Nina Proctor .... costumer
Caroline Pruet .... supervising set costumer
Roric Ruegsegger .... wardrobe technical advisor
Jessica Fasman .... assistant costume designer (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Richard Alderete .... assistant film editor
Travis Harrison .... apprentice film editor (as Travis G. Rendich)
Dennis McNeill .... color timer (as Denny McNeill)
Theresa Repola Mohammed .... negative cutter
Andrew Seklir .... assistant film editor
 
Music Department
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist
Gary Calamar .... co-music supervisor
Bobby Collins .... music licensing
Sandy DeCrescent .... orchestra contractor (as Sandy De Crescent)
Thomas Golubic .... music coordinator
Janice Hayen .... music preparation
Stephen Krause .... music mixer
Stephen Krause .... music recordist
Ken Kugler .... conductor
Ken Kugler .... orchestrator
Helena Lea .... music editor
G. Marq Roswell .... music supervisor
Denise Carver .... music clearances (uncredited)
Art Ford .... music consultant (uncredited)
John Rodd .... orchestral scoring recordist (uncredited)
Dennis Sager .... scoring engineer (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Dwight Cary .... transportation co-captain (as Dwight 'Curly' Cary)
David Little .... transportation co-captain
Joseph Lockwood .... transportation
Lonnie Nelson .... transportation captain
Phil Schriber .... transportation coordinator
Russell E. Scott .... picture cars (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Natalie Angel .... production assistant
Sharla S. Bridgett .... assistant: Mr. Robbins (as Sharla Sumpter)
Tod Campbell .... production assistant
Dominic Cancilla .... assistant production coordinator
Jeremie Day .... assistant: Mr. Tollin
Mark Robert Ellis .... football coordinator (as Mark Ellis)
Sara Flamm .... assistant: Mr. Gains
Cliff Fleming .... aerial coordinator
Kristi Fleming .... production assistant
Pam Fuller .... script supervisor (as Pam Vasquez)
Courtney Harrell .... production assistant
Jonathan Hennessey .... production assistant
Frank Hinkel .... production assistant (as J. Frank Hinkel)
Donald R. Howe Jr. .... production assistant (as Don Howe)
Joey Hudgins .... production assistant
Crystal Keith .... production assistant
Kelly Kernan .... assistant location manager (as K.J. Kernan)
Tamara Klindt .... production assistant
Ken Lewin .... location manager
Cindy Lindauer .... set teacher
Linda Mims .... craft service
Elton Moy .... craft service
Carla Nowlin .... production assistant
Scott Perez .... production assistant
Dan Perri .... title designer: main titles
Bronwyn Preston .... publicist
David Rosenblatt .... production assistant
Momita Sengupta .... production liaison
Kerri Smeltzer .... production assistant
Joe Stevens .... dialect coach
Miker Stovall .... production assistant (as Miker Stoualc)
Lisa Swain .... production coordinator
Ruhi Zandra .... production assistant
Michael Barnes .... financial legal services (uncredited)
Anne Carr .... additional medic (uncredited)
Marie Elder .... production accountant (uncredited)
Jay Floyd .... clearance administrator (uncredited)
Katy Genovese .... payroll accountant (uncredited)
Tina Kerr .... crowd promotions (uncredited)
Laura King .... construction medic (uncredited)
Catherine Middleton .... accounting assistant (uncredited)
Chris Miller .... technical services (uncredited)
Rana Morrison .... location assistance (uncredited)
Josh Price .... production assistant (uncredited)
Dawn Robinette .... second assistant accountant (uncredited)
Joshua J. Smith .... production secretary (uncredited)
Cathy Twigg-Blumel .... production assistant (uncredited)
Jeanine Wilson .... first assistant accountant (uncredited)
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for strong language throughout, sexuality and nudity, and some substance abuse
Runtime:
106 min | Germany:100 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The High School Fight Song played at the pep rally is the Texas A&M War Hymn.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Unless this high school either plays until mid-December or has its season in the spring, there is no way Mox could have gotten an acceptance letter from Brown when it occurs in the movie. Early decision letters are sent on about Dec 12, and regular decision is in the first week of April.See more »
Quotes:
Miss Davis:Now I want y'all to repeat after me: penis, penis, penis; vagina, vagina, vagina!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Mean Girls (2004)See more »
Soundtrack:
Voices Inside My HeadSee more »

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22 out of 27 people found the following review useful.
A pleasant surprise, 31 March 2000
Author: Tito-8 from North Bay, Ontario

Since this is a teen-oriented film, I must confess that I wasn't expecting this to be very entertaining. However, thanks to a generally intelligent script and a great job by Jon Voight, this turned out to be surprisingly good. As you would probably expect in a teen movie, there are some scenes that seem juvenile and pointless, but thankfully, this film manages to limit these needless diversions. The central story, although a familiar one, is well written and rather interesting. Definitely worth checking out.

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