A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.
A couple who is expecting their first child travel around the U.S. in order to find a perfect place to start their family. Along the way, they have misadventures and find fresh connections with an assortment of relatives and old friends who just might help them discover "home" on their own terms for the first time.
A romantic comedy set against the backdrop of America's nascent pro-football league in 1925. Dodge Connolly, a charming, brash football hero, is determined to guide his team from bar brawls to packed stadiums. But after the players lose their sponsor and the entire league faces certain collapse, Dodge convinces a college football star to join his ragtag ranks. The captain hopes his latest move will help the struggling sport finally capture the country's attention. Welcome to the team Carter Rutherford, America's favorite son. A golden-boy war hero who single-handedly forced multiple German soldiers to surrender in WWI, Carter has dashing good looks and unparalleled speed on the field. This new champ is almost too good to be true, and Lexie Littleton aims to prove that's the case. A cub journalist playing in the big leagues, Lexie is a spitfire newswoman who suspects there are holes in Carter's war story. But while she digs, the two teammates start to become serious off-field rivals ... Written by
When the Chicago team takes the field for the championship game, the band plays "Boomer Sooner" (composed 1905), the fight song of the University of Oklahoma, which itself is a combination of two other schools' songs: Yale's "Boola Boola" and the University of North Carolina's "I'm a Tar Heel Born." See more »
Early in the film as the actors are walking across a street, a 1928-29 Ford Model A drives by. The film takes place in 1925, therefore it should have been a Model T like the rest of the cars used. See more »
I thought that this movie captured the 1920's very well. It was a refreshing comedy that brought you back to a time in the past. Although I thought the transitions and story line moved a little slow, it was a nice and fun weekend movie.
I also loved how the music brought you back to the era of the film. George Clooney, Renée Zellweger, and John Krasinski's performances were exceptional and enjoyable to watch. It was great to see all three of these great performers together in the same film.
Overall, I thought that the movie was very enjoyable. Although I am not a football fan, this movie gave me a greater appreciation for this sport through this fun and light-hearted comedy.
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