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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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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 »

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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 »

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Curtis Plummer: [after the kids show their celebration dances] When I got in the endzone, I got old school on it. Jasmie, you be da ref. I used to climb the ref. Now when I scored, when I got in da end zone, what I used ta do, I used ta look at da ref, and I used ta hand dem da ball. Act like I'd been der before.
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MIAMI JUMPSUIT
written by 'Jared Faber'
performed by J-Radical
courtesy of Blind Lemon Music
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Ice Cube
12 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

this movie tells the true story of an 11 yr old black girl who is the first girl ever to play on a Pop Warner football team, and she plays qb as well. Ice Cube does a great job in the film I thought, he plays an uncle who is taking care of his niece because the real dad is either in prison, or away somewhere not taking care of his child. the girl has to go thru many struggles to make it on the team, and at first she really doesn't like her uncle or even get along with him for that matter,, but he was a football player, so he decides one day to play catch with her,, and the two start throwing the football around, and he sees something in her that he used to have,, so he coaches her up and low and behold we got the girl trying out for the football team.. great family movie and should not be missed.


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