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A Season on the Brink (2002)

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"A Season on the Brink: A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers" is based on the best-selling book by John Feinstein. The movie chronicles Indiana's 1985-86 season, when Knight ... See full summary »

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Bobby Knight
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Joby Wright
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Steve Alford
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Joseph Wisnofsky
Chad Bruce ...
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"A Season on the Brink: A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers" is based on the best-selling book by John Feinstein. The movie chronicles Indiana's 1985-86 season, when Knight granted Feinstein unprecedented access to the team and its practices, meetings, and huddles. Written by Anonymous

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This was the first movie by ESPN. See more »

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A majority of the game sequences were shot at the now torn down Winnipeg Arena, standing in for Assembley Hall in Bloomington Indiana. In one scene where Bobby Knight is kneeling while talking to players on the sidelines, above his head can be seen championship banners of the defunct Winnipeg Jets hockey team. See more »

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Bobby Knight: Playing my game is what got you here.
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Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 27 February 2015 (2015) See more »

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One of the WORST TV-Movies of ALL Time
11 March 2002 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

This movie is TRASH from the word go. First, it gives an account of a season that took place 16 YEARS AGO! Who cares? This movie had about as much depth as a bottle cap. It makes a complex person like Bob Knight into a cartoon character.

Swearing doesn't bother me, but I'm still amazed that ESPN showed a movie with more cursing than a Kevin Smith movie on a basic cable channel. The F-word was dropped at least 20 times before the first commercial break.

This movie was terrible and anyone associated with it should be embarrassed. I rate this on the same level as Jaws IV - The Revenge and Everybody Wins...2 movies that are in the Crapfest Hall of Fame.


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a HUGE disappointment! read the book instead! adam-1268
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