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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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A little hokey but with a heart of gold See more (24 total) »

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
 
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
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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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: A sign reads "Texas A&M University". Texas A&M did not become a "university" until 1962. In the 1950s, it was called "Texas A&M College."See more »
Quotes:
Claude Gearheart:Skeet, it ain't worth it. How can you play football? You can't even stand up straight.
Skeet Keeler:Coach will cut me for sure if I'm not out there tomorrow.
Claude Gearheart:Aw, hell! This ain't the Korean front!
[Skeet hands Johnny and Gearhart his clippings]
Skeet Keeler:"Carries the flag of Lufkin." That's what my high school coach said. Mom said I'm the lucky star in the paper; they all warned me so I wouldn't be embarrassed. Without football, I'm nothin' but a shiftless wildcatter's kid. Nobody from nowhere.
Claude Gearheart:Ain't nobody counted on a crazy coach.
[...]
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
A little hokey but with a heart of gold, 7 February 2009
Author: dcw-12 from United States

This film reminds me of a movie from a different era. Its got a kind of innocence around it and isn't the usual pretentious Hollywood tripe. Yes you can find fault with some of the actors, with some of the details, and so on. However the film is easy to sink into and go to another place for a while. The actors enjoyed their work and its shows, the setting and story is compelling, especially if you are a Bear Bryant fan or know about football in Texas.

The film has a heart and the sum of the experience is greater than the individual parts. Also it has moments of extremely poignant emotion as the team is broken down and the Coach shows his dark side. Or is there meaning to the madness? The film gives the viewer the space to decide for themselves. It is never preachy.

No this isn't a 'big' movie, it isn't a glitzy movie, but then again it doesn't try too hard to impress. Its a humble movie that I found enjoyable. If the subject matter interests you I recommend the film.

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