A semi-fictional account of life as a professional (American-style) football player. Loosely based on the Dallas Cowboys team of the early 1970s.
They pay you and they pay you well. On one condition. You play the game their way, even if you're forced to break every bone in your body. [UK Theatrical]
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Did You Know?
During a training camp in preparation for this movie, any actors or athletes who missed practice were fined. See more
During the climactic game with Chicago, the announcers mentioned several times it was a Championship Game and Dallas lost, their season was over. However, at the end of the movie (a day or so after the game) when Elliott was talking to Maxwell and told him he quit the team, Elliott told Maxwell "Good luck on Sunday." See more
[as he receives a numbing injection in his knee
Better football through chemistry.
Performed by The Gibson Brothers
Written by Jean Kluger
& Daniel Vangarde
courtesy of Island Records See more