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The Longshots (2008)

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The true story of Jasmine Plummer who, at the age of eleven, became the first female to play in Pop Warner football tournament in its 56-year history.

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The true story of Jasmine Plummer who, at the age of eleven, became the first female to play in Pop Warner football tournament in its 56-year history.

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The New Coach Has A Secret Weapon.


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Rated PG for some thematic elements, mild language and brief rude humor | See all certifications »

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22 August 2008 (USA)  »

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$23,000,000 (estimated)

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$4,080,687 (USA) (22 August 2008)

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$11,508,423 (USA) (21 November 2008)
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Trivia

Keke Palmer trained for 6 weeks learning not only how to throw a football correctly, but also how to call plays as a real quarterback would do. See more »

Goofs

When Jasmine is reading her book in the cafeteria, the position of it changes from held up to down between front and rear shots. See more »

Quotes

Reverend Pratt: So, if you concentrate on what you don't have, you forget about what you do have.
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Referenced in Youth in Revolt (2009) See more »

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MIAMI JUMPSUIT
written by 'Jared Faber'
performed by J-Radical
courtesy of Blind Lemon Music
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interesting family film,well done
30 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

this was an interesting family film,and for the most part it was well done.It was decent,no bad language,so it was great for all to see. I think it was obvious that it was all males behind the scenes ,perhaps it would have had a better solid feel to it ,if it would have had a woman director?Just a thought. Some of the scenes felt off.As a female athlete who once played football,it seemed somewhat off, but overall the acting was good,and at times very funny. The development of the relationship between the uncle and niece was actually pretty well done.Overall a good sports movie,about looking at what we have and not at what we don't have.


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