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The 5th Quarter (2010)

Driven by the tragic and fatal car crash that took the life of his fifteen year old brother Luke, and wearing Luke's number 5 jersey, Jon Abbate helps to lead the Wake Forest Demon Deacons to the most successful season in school history.

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Bonnie
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In February, 2006, young Luke Abbate accepted a ride home from a fellow student following his high-school team practice. In a severe case of irresponsible and reckless teen-age driving, and over the objections of Luke and the other young passengers, the driver lost control of the car at nearly 90 miles-per-hour, spinning off a narrow road and landing in an embankment some seventy feet below. Luke suffered irreparable brain damage, and died in the hospital two days later - just four days before his sixteenth birthday. Written by anonymous

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From the ashes of great tragedy can come great achievement.

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Biography | Drama | Sport

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Rated PG for thematic material, some language, medical images and brief smoking | See all certifications »
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25 March 2011 (USA)  »

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La vittoria di Luke - The 5th quarter  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$202,342 (USA) (25 March 2011)

Gross:

$399,611 (USA) (8 April 2011)
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Josh Gattis: Luke was with you today, I know he was
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Man Of Conviction
Written by Ken Rudulph and Vince Mellone
Performed by Mama's Gravy
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Really wanted to like this but.....
15 November 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sorry but have to agree with many of the other posters on here. This movie had everything to be a great movie and started out really good, but lost something as it went on. I watched it based on the trailer and the fact that Aidan Quinn was in it (love him!) but I have to say I was a little disappointed in it. It seems like they had a great beginning and a decent ending but the middle lacked something. As far as the acting goes, you have to remember that these actors are trying to portray real life people as closely as they can and that may seem why the acting was a bit off. This is a very good movie for teens to watch so they can see the dangers of reckless driving and the importance of being responsible.


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