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Hometown Legend (2002)

 -  Drama | Family | Sport  -  25 January 2002 (USA)
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A teenage drifter finds an opportunity to turn his life around when he joins a high-school football program with a hard-nosed coach.

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Cal Sawyer
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Paul Kahaley ...
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A teenage drifter finds an opportunity to turn his life around when he joins a high-school football program with a hard-nosed coach.

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Coach learns to pray after loosing son

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Rated PG for language and sports violence | See all certifications »
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Finally!!!
28 January 2002 | by (Alabama, USA) – See all my reviews

Finally, we have people trying to make a difference in the entertainment industry!!! This movie was GREAT! I enjoyed not having to worry about what would be showing from scene to scene. Awesome plot, and the actors were great!!! This is the kind of film that I wouldn't mind seeing time and time, again!!! Thank you, Jenkins Entertainment, for producing a film that the whole family can see and enjoy!!!


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