It's election time at Wake high School and Jack "Boot" Butkowski, star footballer is running for class President. Using his paly to win tactics, Boot aided by his cronies the "Wolfpack", sets out to get rid of the drug pushers, punks and the apathy that exists at Wake. Written by
OK I am in the movie so I am biased, but if you watch the film it is actually pretty good. The main characters are interesting and well acted, especially Tony Carlin as Jack "Boot". The idea of the film is intriguing and surprisingly not explored in other movies of this type that I know of or have seen. Basically a high school football team mirrors the 3rd Reich of Nazi Germany and take control of the hearts and minds of the students and faculty through a winning football team, charismatic quarterback and intimidation tactics of a lovable player named "Wedge" Randazzo. Of course as supporting actors go that "Wedge" is great! Insider information is the movie was made to be an after school special and the main writer, Fred Sharkey, was an ex-priest turned school teacher. So there is no profanity or nudity, which may or may not have enhanced the movie in some ways. All the school scenes were filmed at Wayne Hills High School in Wayne, New Jersey. Most of the extras and several of the more memorable characters were actually students turned actors from the school, including of course the great ... OK I won't say it!
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