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The Longest Yard (2005)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Sport  -  27 May 2005 (USA)
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Prison inmates form a football team to challenge the prison guards.

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Storyline

Paul "Wrecking" Crewe was a revered football superstar back in his day, but that time has since faded. But when a messy drunk driving incident lands him in jail, Paul finds he was specifically requested by Warden Hazen (James Cromwell), a duplicitous prison official well aware of Paul's athletic skills. Paul has been assigned the task of assembling a team of convicts, to square off in a big football game against the sadistic guards. With the help of fellow convict Caretaker, and an old legend named Nate Scarborough to coach, Crewe is ready for what promises to be a very interesting game. It's only the warden and the guards who have no idea who or what they're up against, with Paul the driving force behind the new team. Written by mystic80

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warden | prison | coach | convict | jail | See more »

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Hit hard or go home. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, violence, language and drug references | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

27 May 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Spiel ohne Regeln  »

Box Office

Budget:

$82,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$484,550 (Germany) (23 September 2005)

Gross:

£4,382,307 (UK) (7 October 2005)
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Trivia

The numbers that Michael Irvin and Bill Romanowski wore (88 and 53) were the numbers they wore in the NFL. See more »

Goofs

When you see Crewe looking at the "girls" you see two women in the background, in an all male prison. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lorenzo: I love that dress.
Lena: Of course you do, Lorenzo, you made it.
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Features The View (1997) See more »

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Give It Up
by Al Bell (as Alvertis Isbell), Marvell Thomas, Chuck D. (as Carlton Ridenhour),
Gary G-Wiz (as Gary Rinaldo) & Sean DeVore
Performed by Public Enemy
Contains an interpolation of "Opus de Soul"
by Al Bell (as Alvertis Isbell) & Marvell Thomas
Courtesy of Terrordome Music LLC
By Arrangement with Reach Global, Inc.
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Totally unworthy of its predecessor
8 September 2005 | by (Athens, Greece) – See all my reviews

I wonder, will some corporate guy actually get a bonus for having thought that a remake of Mean Machine starring Adam Sandler would be a great idea? What kind of productive thinking is that? This movie not only adds nothing in the mean machine brand, but it serves as a Trojan horse that can destroy the myth from within. What is the redeeming value of having endured 2 hours of Adam Sandler and co? I couldn't find any. Even to say that it conveys an anti-racist message is a longer shot than those we see in the movie itself. The music is pathetic, but at least that was expected. Oh and I forgot, it is a comedy? Where are the jokes then?


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