6.1/10
63

Pigs vs. Freaks (1984)

In a small town, the hippie faction often clashes with the mainstream. To settle their differences, the hippie "freaks" take on the town police "pigs" in a football game. On opposing sides ... See full summary »

Director:

Dick Lowry

Writers:

Gordon T. Dawson (teleplay) (as Gordon Dawson), Gordon T. Dawson (story) (as Gordon Dawson) | 1 more credit »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

The Comeback Kid (TV Movie 1980)
Comedy | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A down and out former minor league ballplayer finds romance and a renewed zest for life when he takes a job coaching a group of underprivileged kids.

Director: Peter Levin
Stars: John Ritter, Susan Dey, Doug McKeon
The Renegades (TV Movie 1982)
Drama | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

In this drama, undercover investigators are recruited from the streets to prevent arms smugglers from getting their weapons to street gangs.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Stars: Patrick Swayze, Philip Casnoff, Randy Brooks
Return of the Rebels (TV Movie 1981)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

An aging motorcycle gang assemble for a twenty-five-year reunion to help out former member Mary Beth, a widowed operator of a popular campground which is being threatened by a band of arrogant groupies.

Director: Noel Nosseck
Stars: Barbara Eden, Don Murray, Christopher Connelly
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

With only a week left before graduation, a young dreamer itches to renounce an uninspiring scholarship, stand up to his despotic father and pursue a career in oceanography. But, has anyone ever spread his wings away from Grandview, U.S.A.?

Director: Randal Kleiser
Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, C. Thomas Howell, Patrick Swayze
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

At a roller disco competition, two rivals find themselves becoming good friends while competing for a prize of one thousand dollars in cash.

Director: William A. Levey
Stars: Scott Baio, Flip Wilson, Ron Palillo
Tiger Warsaw (1988)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Chuck brought sorrow to his family when he shot his father who is now a semi-invalid. After 15 years of self destruction, he returns home to seek forgiveness.

Director: Amin Q. Chaudhri
Stars: Patrick Swayze, Piper Laurie, Lee Richardson
The Renegades (TV Series 1983)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An updated version of Mod Squad (1968). The Renegades are a street gang that's been given a choice of (A) Go to jail for the commission of various gang-related crimes, or (B) go to work for... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick Swayze, Randy Brooks, Paul Mones
Steel Dawn (1987)
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

In a post-apocalyptic world, a warrior wandering through the desert comes upon a group of settlers who are being menaced by a murderous gang that is after the water they control.

Director: Lance Hool
Stars: Patrick Swayze, Lisa Niemi, Anthony Zerbe
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Ten years after his son went M.I.A. in Vietnam, U.S. Marine retired Colonel Jason Rhodes assembles a private rescue team to find Americans held in P.O.W. camps in Laos.

Director: Ted Kotcheff
Stars: Gene Hackman, Patrick Swayze, Robert Stack
Three Wishes (1995)
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

In an unexplained act of charity, Jeanne Holman, picks up an injured, apparent tramp and takes him home to care for him little realizing who he was, or the effect he would have on her life and those of her family.

Director: Martha Coolidge
Stars: Patrick Swayze, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Joseph Mazzello
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Three dancers are forced to reconcile their differences.

Director: Lisa Niemi
Stars: Patrick Swayze, Lisa Niemi, George De La Pena
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A man is falsely convicted of the murder of his wife. During his time in jail, he finds comfort from four women with whom he corresponds. After his second court appearance, he is finally ... See full summary »

Director: David Carson
Stars: Patrick Swayze, Kim Myers, Gia Carides
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eugene Roche ... Police Chief Frank Brockmeyer
Grant Goodeve ... Neal Brockmeyer
Adam Baldwin ... Mickey South
Penny Peyser ... Janice Zimmer
Brian Dennehy ... Sergeant Cheever
Stephen Furst ... Steamboat
Gloria DeHaven ... Maureen Brockmeyer (as Gloria De Haven)
Patrick Swayze ... Doug Zimmer
William Windom ... Mayor Malcolm Wallwood
Tony Randall ... Rambaba Organimus
Charles Bloom Charles Bloom ... Creekmore (as Charlie Bloom)
Elisha Cook Jr. ... Novatney (as Elisha Cook)
Mark Donnell ... Freak Ball Player
Tom Harmon Tom Harmon ... Game Announcer
Joe Kapp ... Pete Bose
Edit

Storyline

In a small town, the hippie faction often clashes with the mainstream. To settle their differences, the hippie "freaks" take on the town police "pigs" in a football game. On opposing sides of the fence are Frank, the Police Sergeant, and his son Neal. Also at odds are Neal and one time friend Doug, a returned Vietnam vet who has joined the police force, who is also protective of his younger sister, who prefers the hippie element. To make things even more intense, Mickey South, who has fled to Canada to avoid the war, returns to play for the Freaks football team. Tensions mount, and all are challenged as the climax of the film approaches. Written by Marcia Studley <orrymain@att.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Sport

Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 July 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Off Sides See more »

Filming Locations:

Corvallis, Oregon, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Ten-Four Productions See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The story was loosely inspired by a reallife "pigs versus freaks" baseball game in 1970, a story discussed at the time in TIME Magazine. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed