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Angelo Pizzo


After achieving fame by writing and producing the massively popular sports films Hoosiers (1986) and Rudy (1993), Angelo Pizzo fielded numerous requests to pen more inspirational sports stories. At first he feared becoming pigeonholed as the go-to sports-movie guy. But eventually he accepted this destiny as he continued writing screenplays, most ... See full bio »

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Perfect in '76
Sat, Sep 19 8:00 AM PDT on NEXT (585)
My All-American
Sun, Sep 20 9:50 PM PDT on STZK (626)

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Hoosiers Writer
(1986)
Rudy Writer
(1993)
(2015)
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 2016 Bleed for This (story by)
 2015 My All-American (written by)
 2005 The Game of Their Lives (written by)
 1993 Rudy (written by)
 1986 Hoosiers (written by)
 1984 Knots Landing (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Silent Missions (1984) ... (written by)
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The most important skill that any director can have is communication--knowing what they want and communicating what they want--specifically, to all the keys [in every department]. If you're clear about what you want, if you have a unified vision about what you want, and you have the confidence to communicate that and be clear about that, the only thing that matters after that is casting the right... See more »

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Is the oldest of eight children. See more »

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Uplifting sports dramas based on or inspired by real people

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Andy

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