Will Clark loves his job as radio announcer for the local high school football team, the Nowata Possums. He loves it so much that he continues announcing even after the town decides to ... See full summary »

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Wilbur 'Will' Clark
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Elizabeth Clark
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Jake Malloy
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Mayor Charlie Lawton
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Orville Moss
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Sarah Jacobs (as Monica Creel)
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John Clark
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Bob
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Zac Sherman
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Kevin Burns
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Paul Rowlett
David Hunt Stafford ...
Coach Tulley
Rodney Lay ...
Earl
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Will Clark loves his job as radio announcer for the local high school football team, the Nowata Possums. He loves it so much that he continues announcing even after the town decides to cancel the football program. But when his imaginary teams starts to contend for the state championship, he not only must deal with the real state champs, but he must reckon with the hopes and dreams of the people of Nowata as well. Written by bob the moo

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Never let reality stand in your way.

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Comedy | Drama | Sport

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Rated PG for mild language
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13 June 1998 (USA)  »

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$1,400,000 (estimated)
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The town of Nowata OK is a real place in Northeast Oklahoma. The real Nowata high school football team is called the "Ironmen". See more »

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Die hard football fan keeps his favorite team alive.
1 July 2000 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

Mac Davis plays a devoted fan and the radio voice of his alma mater Nowata High School. After a very long losing streak, the school administration decides to do away with the football team. Davis starts missing the Friday night games and decides to buy up commercial time and broadcast fantasy games featuring a winning version of his beloved Possums. Finally the small Oklahoma town takes pride in their dismantled team. The real Possums are challenged by the real State Champs. The Possums lose again, but score their first actual touchdown in years.

This is a charming, down home movie. You actually feel the heart warming and emotional accomplishments of Davis' character. The action scenes truly represent high school football play.

This movie leaves you in a happy, upbeat mood. And is really fun for the family to watch.

Davis was very believable. Others in the cast: Andrew Pine, Greg Coolidge, Monica Creel and a cameo by former famed Oklahoma University and Dallas Cowboys coach Barry Switzer.


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