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"Go Tigers!" is a rare behind-the-scenes chronicling of a remarkable season for the Massillon Tigers high school football team, played out in a small rustbelt town that draws its identity ... See full summary »

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"Go Tigers!" is a rare behind-the-scenes chronicling of a remarkable season for the Massillon Tigers high school football team, played out in a small rustbelt town that draws its identity from football. During the course of the season, THREE YOUNG STARS emerge who are forced to carry the burden of the town and their teammates as they confront their uncertain future. Written by Anonymous

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Massillon Ohio: Where they live, breathe and eat football.

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Rated R for language and a scene of teen drinking

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$64,479 (USA) (21 September 2001)

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$151,692 (USA) (19 October 2001)
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Ellery Moore: You know, people walk around and they say 'Oh, I'm from New York.', and you're like 'So what? I'm from Massillon.', you know?
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References Mickey Blue Eyes (1999) See more »

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Tiger Rag
Written by George 'Red' Bird
Performed by The Massillon Tiger Swing Band
Courtesy of Massillon Washington High School
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I Liked this one but, it is mostly one-sided, as it was meant to be.
18 October 2003 | by (Cleveland, Ohio USA) – See all my reviews

I grew up in Massillon, and this movie captured exactly what it is like to live in this football crazy town. Anyone who downs it for being one-sided is missing the point. The director did show in a couple of scenes that there is a dark side to Massillon, but what town or city doesn't? Over all it was a (One-sided) but true and real look at a town in Ohio.


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