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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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References Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan (2004) 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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just Ignore the low rating!
6 October 2009 | by (Islamic Republic of Iran) – See all my reviews

A very good movie, Long shots is based on a true story of a run down town and a young lady that achieves confidence on the football field. Against all odds, the town as well as the girl learn to achieve simply by watching the girl overcome obstacles on the football field. This movie is good for all ages to see due to it is positive and it shows that anything can be done if you put the proper effort into it. The movie displays decent acting, humor and drama. Ice Cube, Keke Palmer, Tasha Smith, Jill Marie Jones, Dash Mihok did good work. The acting is very nice, Ice Cube, yes, (I've enjoyed his acting since the Boyz N the Hood days), Keke Palmer very believable as a tall misfit Jasmine Plummer, and the supporting cast. There's even a cool cameo by Garrett Morris (Saturday Night Live fame of the Chevy Chase / Steve Martin era). You won't be disappointed with watching this film.


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