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The Replacements (2000)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Sport | 11 August 2000 (USA)
During a pro football strike, the owners hire substitute players.

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A comedy based on the 1987 professional football players' strike. Gene Hackman plays the coach of the team, Jack Warden is the owner, Brett Cullen is the All-Pro quarterback that goes on strike and Keanu Reeves is the "scab" who replaces the star QB. Written by Anonymous

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Pain heals, Chicks dig scars... Glory lasts forever See more »

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Comedy | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for some crude sexual humor and language | See all certifications »

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11 August 2000 (USA)  »

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Helden aus der zweiten Reihe  »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,039,214 (USA) (13 August 2000)

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$44,737,059 (USA) (19 November 2000)
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Trivia

The film says Shane Falco quarterbacked Ohio State in a 1996 Sugar Bowl loss. In reality, Ohio State lost in the Citrus Bowl that year under quarterback Bobby Hoying. Florida State won the Sugar Bowl over Notre Dame. See more »

Goofs

During a kickoff sequence the announcers become excited that the receiving team must get out of bounds to stop the clock. This is not true. The clock will stop automatically after any kick or change of possession. See more »

Quotes

Shane Falco: Gentlemen. It's been an honor to share the field of battle with you.
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Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 1 August 2016 (2016) See more »

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Kick The Piss Out Of It
Written by John Debney and Marc Bonilla
Performed by Font 48
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Take it for what it is
11 August 2000 | by (The middle of nowhere) – See all my reviews

It's a sportsmovie. It's got every sports cliche in the book: "I look at you and see two men. The man you are and the man you ought to be." But, hell, who cares? It's the Major League of football movies. Sure, it's not gonna win an Oscar, but it's entertaining. A good movie to kill 2 hours. You want drama in a football movie, check out Any Given Sunday. You want fun, mindless entertainment, check this out. Props to Keanu Reeves for learning to throw like a genuine quarterback.


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