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The Longshots (2008)

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The true story of Jasmine Plummer who, at the age of eleven, became the first female to play in Pop Warner football tournament in its 56-year history.

Director:

Fred Durst

Writer:

Nick Santora
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ice Cube ... Curtis
Keke Palmer ... Jasmine
Tasha Smith ... Claire
Jill Marie Jones ... Ronnie
Dash Mihok ... Cyrus
Matt Craven ... Coach Fisher
Glenn Plummer ... Winston
Garrett Morris ... Reverend Pratt
Miles Chandler ... Damon
Malcolm Goodwin ... Roy
Michael Colyar ... Ennis
Dean Delray ... Andrew Kosowski
Earthquake ... Karl
Hugo Perez ... Edgar Mejavar
Sheran Goodspeed Keyton ... Barb (as Sheran Keyton)
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The true story of Jasmine Plummer who, at the age of eleven, became the first female to play in Pop Warner football tournament in its 56-year history.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The New Coach Has A Secret Weapon.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some thematic elements, mild language and brief rude humor | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson appears as an extra in the movie. See more »

Goofs

When Jasmine is reading her book in the cafeteria, the position of it changes from held up to down between front and rear shots. See more »

Quotes

Reverend Pratt: Things aren't the way they used to be.
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Connections

Referenced in Youth in Revolt (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

MIAMI JUMPSUIT
written by 'Jared Faber'
performed by J-Radical
courtesy of Blind Lemon Music
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User Reviews

 
Ignore the low rating!.
27 November 2008 | by chrichtonsworldSee all my reviews

This movie doesn't do anything new. And yes,it is full of clichés. Who cares! People who love the genre will watch it anyways. This movie does what it aims for. And that is make you feel good. Nothing more nothing less. My only complaint is that it could have used more jokes. Keke Palmer as Jasmine is the first woman to take part in The Pop Warner Football Tournament. Surely they could have come up with more scenes to exploit this. Or at least show her struggle before being accepted as a team member of all boys. I also would have loved to learn more about Jasmin Plummer (Does she still play football?). Overall this movie is adequate and certainly not as bad as the low rating suggests.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Perfect Match See more »

Filming Locations:

Minden, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,080,687, 24 August 2008

Gross USA:

$11,537,046

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,767,866
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

SDDS | DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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