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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Jim Dent (book)
Mike Robe (teleplay)
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Release Date:
14 December 2002 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Story of Bear Bryant's first summer as head football coach at Texas A&M. Bear takes his charges out onto the scorched plains and sees who survives. | Full synopsis »
Awards:
3 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Tom Berenger ... Paul 'Bear' Bryant

Fletcher Humphrys ... Skeet Keeler

Ryan Kwanten ... Claude Gearheart

Bernard Curry ... Johnny Haynes

Nick Tate ... Smokey Harper

Luke Ford ... Perch

Josef Ber ... Pine

Ryan Johnson ... Mike Hess

Warwick Sadler ... Welch
Mark Lee ... Gilmore

Andy Anderson ... Betch

Ewen Leslie ... Luke Mason
Matt Edgerton ... Jimmy Nubbs (as Matthew Edgerton)
David Webb ... Dr. Wiedeman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Bianca Biasi ... Nurse

Saskia Burmeister ... Joyce

Peter Cameron ... Student

Sandi Gardiner ... Reunion Wife (as Sandy Gardiner)
Peter Hansen ... Reunion Survivor #1
Michael Ienna ... Wide Reciever

Elli Maclure ... Helen (as Christine McClure)

Directed by
Mike Robe 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Jim Dent (book "The Junction Boys")

Mike Robe (teleplay)

Produced by
Orly Adelson .... executive producer
Eric M. Bennett .... co-producer
James Dalthorp .... executive producer
Jonathan Eskenas .... co-producer
Michael O. Gallant .... producer
Mark Shapiro .... executive producer
Adam J. Sher .... co-producer
John H. Williams .... producer
 
Original Music by
Steve Dorff 
 
Cinematography by
Stephen F. Andrich  (as Steve Andrich)
 
Film Editing by
Sabrina Plisco 
 
Casting by
Susan Edelman 
Faith Martin 
 
Production Design by
Tim Ferrier 
 
Set Decoration by
Tony Xeros 
 
Costume Design by
Louise Wakefield 
 
Production Management
Mark Shapiro .... executive in charge of production
Will Staeger .... executive production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Scott Lovelock .... second assistant director: second unit
Eddie Thorne .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
David P. Crowe .... props (as David Crowe)
Diana Freeman .... art department coordinator
Diana Robertson .... props buyer
 
Sound Department
Beau Biggart .... adr mixer
Bob Costanza .... sound effects editor
Tommy Goodwin .... foley mixer
G. Michael Graham .... supervising sound editor
Devon Heffley Curry .... adr supervisor
Lou Thomas .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Mark Greentree .... stunts
Philip Partridge .... stunt performer
Warwick Sadler .... stunts
Leon Stripp .... stunt performer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Gerard Maher .... additional second assistant camera
Jem Rayner .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Michael Rich .... key grip
Illya Smith .... grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Dan Owen .... costume assistant
Jo Thorpe .... costume assistant
 
Editorial Department
John Potter .... color timer
Dana B. Wilson .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Chris Ledesma .... music editor
 
Other crew
Jon Attenborough .... set runner
Kira Bohn .... script supervisor
Cat Campbell .... production office attachment
Mark Robert Ellis .... sports coordinator
Sandi Gardiner .... assistant: Mike Robe (as Sandy Gardiner)
Cathy Grace .... production assistant
Sascha Lemon .... production assistant
Colin McDougall .... location manager
Reza Mokhtar .... caterer
Arwen Munro .... production coordinator
 

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Runtime:
Brazil:93 min | Portugal:89 min (TV version)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
With the movie being filmed in Australia, virtually all of the young men playing prospective Aggie football players were Australian. Therefore, all of the Texas accents - as convincing as they might've been - were indeed fake.See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: During one of the practice scenes at Junction, a current-day, padded belt designed to protect the ribs can be seen underneath a players' jersey. This piece of football equipment was not available in 1954.See more »
Quotes:
Betch:[Johnny is throwing up into a bucket] Don't give it all away, son. You're gonna need gas for this afternoon.
[he pats Johnny on the back]
Johnny Haynes:Yes, sir!
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Entertaining but...., 15 December 2002
Author: david-569 from Plano, TX

Junction Boys was an entertaining flick. Character based. Real thin story. Conflict didn't extend beyond some newspaper clippings and photos people held up. Easy way to keep everything on the field yet elicit some ideas. Basically a bunch of kids getting yelled at by a legendary coach and hitting each other. It was fun to see the portrayal of the practices as it really gave a feel for it, and the time, 1953. That was cool. To move forward 25 years to wrap up the emotions was an easy thing to do too. Not much of a stretch in the story or flick, though it was fun.

A better story with far more detail, far more at stake, far more drama, would be the 1951 cheating scandal at West Point, and the 1953 return to their glory.

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