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The Comebacks (2007) Poster

(2007)

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References 

Jaws (1975)
"I think we're gonna need a bigger truck"
My Little Pony 'n Friends (1986) (TV Series)
"My Little Pony" collection
1986 World Series (1986) (TV Mini-Series)
Fields is the one who made Buckner miss the ground ball
Cops (1989) (TV Series)
"Bad Boys" theme song heard
Pulp Fiction (1994)
mentioned in dialogue
Varsity Blues (1999)
name of a team in the conference
For Love of the Game (1999)
In a moment of frustration, Coach Fields says, "Oh, for the love of the game!"
Fifa World Cup: Germany 2006 (2006) (TV Mini-Series)
Fields is the one who provoked Zidane's headbutt incident

Spoofs 

Rocky (1976)
the team punches frozen meat in a freezer
Field of Dreams (1989)
"If you build it, he will come" sequence
Necessary Roughness (1991)
an underdog football team using a girl as the kicker
Rudy (1993)
character Randy Randinger
Jerry Maguire (1996)
The character Trotter is a spoof of Rod Tidwell
Any Given Sunday (1999)
Coach Lambeau Fields' half time speech is a spoof of Al Pacino's great speech in the movie.
The Replacements (2000)
The team becoming a team through a song and dance routine is a spoof of the jail scene in that movie, just Comebacks is a video instead.
Remember the Titans (2000)
one of the teams the Comebacks play; two fans can't remember them
Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
a Jesminder analogue is recruited to be the team's kicker
Blue Crush (2002)
Michelle is also a surfer
Radio (2003)
Character iPod is a spoof of Radio from "Radio"
Super Bowl XXXVIII (2004) (TV Movie)
a thoroughly wholesome halftime show, because Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake couldn't make it
Miracle (2004)
The "Again" scene.
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
the wrench-dodging sequence is parodied
Coach Carter (2005)
When the coach looks at all the players' reports assumingly from school, all saids "Pass", the coach feels angry and throws objects throughout his office, as seen in Coach Carter but as the opposite of this scene
The Longest Yard (2005)
no-holds-barred game against prison team
Glory Road (2006)
Coach catches his team (studying) at a party after they win a game
Stick It (2006)
Michelle is sentenced to the gymnastics team
Invincible (2006)
a Vince Papale analogue is rejected from the team
Gridiron Gang (2006)
the Unbeatables are all convicts, and Freddy calls them his gridiron gang
Friday Night Lights (2006) (TV Series)
one of the teams the Comebacks are supposed to play; sequence mentioning them filmed in the same fashion
Rocky Balboa (2006)
a geriatric Rocky is defeated

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