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One Special Victory (1991)

Based on a true story, John Larroquette plays a hotshot executive that ends up in court over a certain charge. He is sentenced to community service. He is assigned to coach a basketball ... See full summary »

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Gregory Millar ... Bruce
Joseph Asaro ... Spike
... Cora Simms
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... Mike Rutten
... Jack Arner
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Lorinne Vozoff
Richard Venture
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Based on a true story, John Larroquette plays a hotshot executive that ends up in court over a certain charge. He is sentenced to community service. He is assigned to coach a basketball team of mentally handicap citizens. At first, he is reluctant and thinks selfishly of his own needs. Later on, he finds the real meaning of life which is helping others. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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Good Enough to Win  »

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I found this movie heartwarming
1 May 2010 | by See all my reviews

I just watched this movie for the first time in 2010, even though it's been out almost 20 years, and I really enjoyed it.

The writing and acting are strong, with well developed characters.

This movie chooses to see the goodness of mankind,a rarity these days for sure. I loved the fact that I didn't have to fast forward through any of it, quite the opposite, I found myself rewinding on a few occasions. It's not often that you watch a movie and feel more enlightened for having seen it, but that's how this film struck me.

We need more films that make you feel good, to remember the goodness of people, and maybe even remember the goodness in your own soul.


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