An unemployed sports fan enters an amateur rugby league tournament where losing just isn't an option if he's to keep his family together.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Anh Do ...
Lisa Saggers ...
Tom Simmons ...
Job Interviewer
Brett MacDouall ...
Holden Cup Model
Alison Berry
Hien Nguyen ...
Luc's Mother
Kevin Vo ...
Jason McGoldrick ...
Paul Nakad ...
Susan O'Brien ...
Art Teacher
Art Student
Shane McDonald ...
Shane (as Shane MacDonald)
Tristian Fereti ...


Set in Sydney's western suburbs, FOOTY LEGENDS tells the story of Luc Vu, a young man with an obsession about football. Out of work, and with welfare authorities threatening to take away his little sister, Luc re-unites his old high school football team to win a competition that could change all their lives. Written by George

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Tackle life head on.


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Release Date:

3 August 2006 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Rögbiszerencse  »

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Opening Weekend:

$149,355 (Australia) (4 August 2006)

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Andrew Johns, Mario Fenech, Adam Ritson, Bradley Clyde, Gary Larson, Cliff Lyons, Rod Wishart, and Brett Kenny (who all portray themselves in the film) are ex-professional rugby league players from New South Wales. Andrew Voss (who also plays himself) is a Rugby League commentator on the Nine Network (television) in Australia. See more »


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What rubbish...
2 August 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Anh Do's constant spruiking in the media about what a come-from-nothing, refugee, westy battler he is, which by the way is true, only serves as a cop out. Positioning himself to get away with making such a crap movie. While the background of struggling underdog is certainly there, make no mistake, the accolades and experience are certainly there too. Khoa was widely praised for his previous film, "The Finished People" for which he won the independent spirit award and was also named as "Young Australian Of The Year" and Anh was also "Stand Up Comedian Of The Year" a few years back and is an accomplished stand up comic. My question being that with all this industry cred and decent financial backing and casting... couldn't they have put together a kick butt film. Answer: Apparently not.

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