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A Season on the Brink (2002)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Sport  -  10 March 2002 (USA)
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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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Delray Brooks
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Joby Wright
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Steve Alford
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Kohn Smith
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Ed Williams
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Charlene
Manfred Maretzki ...
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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10 March 2002 (USA)  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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This was the first movie by ESPN. See more »

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When some of the team members enter the "Cafe Pizzaria" restaurant in Bloomington, pool tables can be seen. There has never been, nor currently are, pool tables in this restaurant. See more »

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Bobby Knight: Playing my game is what got you here.
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Horrible and ridiculous
25 March 2002 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

I can't believe ESPN took so much time to promote this film, for it to turn out the way it did. Every time I turned on ESPN, there was a commercial or an on-screen ad for this movie, and it never lived up to its hype. It seemed like nothing more than an excuse to say the f-word on TV. Watching the edited version on ESPN-2 was even more ridiculous, if not hilarious, with some of Knight/Dennehy's "multiple-expletive" phrases being nothing but quick bleeps. (What was supposed to be the f-word three times in succession, was done as bleep-bleep-bleep). If I were Brian Dennehy, I would not include this on his resume.


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