In small-town Texas, high school football is a religion. The head coach is deified, as long as the team is winning and 17-year-old schoolboys carry the hopes of an entire community onto the gridiron every Friday night. In his 35th year as head coach, Bud Kilmer (Jon Voight) is trying to lead his West Canaan Coyotes to their 23rd division title. When star quarterback Lance Harbor (Paul Walker) suffers an injury, the Coyotes are forced to regroup under the questionable leadership of John Moxon (James Van Der Beek), a second-string quarterback with a slightly irreverent approach to the game. "Varsity Blues" explores our obsession with sports and how teenage athletes respond to the extraordinary pressures places on them.Written by
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In the scene where Darcy (Ali Larter) sports her whipped-cream-bikini, shaving cream was used. Whipped cream wouldn't stick right. See more »
When Billy Bob and Tweeter rush the punter and Tweeter blocks the punt, the whistle can be heard blowing immediately after the blocked punt. By Federation rules, this would be an inadvertent whistle. The ball remains live after a blocked punt. See more »
These kids there just running around wild these days. Them kids last night they stole a cop car.
Yes! And then they exposed theyselves!
Yes! They put them wieners on the glass at the Alano Club, while the ladies were rehearsing the Christmas pageant.
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Having played football in West Texas for a 3-A dynasty team, this movie brings back the memories and the nightmares that a dynasty town can give. The scene with the convience store clerk giving Mox the beer is a regular thing as far as the players getting "special" treatment. The attitude of the players and coaches seem real. For a glimpse inside the fame Texas football attitude, this is the movie to watch!
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