After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline "Line" Found, a team of dispirited high school girls must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hopes of winning the state championship.
Caroline "Line" Found is the star volleyball player on the Iowa City West High School Volleyball Team and well-loved by members of the community. With Line as the captain, the Trojans have been undefeated and everyone has high hopes for West to win the championship again after the previous year, especially against their long-time rival, City High. During a party at her house, Line decides to secretly sneak away to visit her mother Ellyn at the hospital, where she is being treated for cancer. That night, Line herself is killed in a moped accident, leaving the entire community in mourning. Despite the school and community still in shock over Line's death, the Trojans' coach, Kathy Bresnahan continues to hold volleyball practice. She directly approaches Line's best friend, Kelley, encouraging her to return because Line would have wanted them to continue. Kelley refuses, but Bresnahan persists until Kelley agrees. After it is revealed that the Trojans lost their most recent match due to ...
The opening of the movie shows mountains in the distance. The nearest mountains to Iowa City, Iowa are west of Denver, Colorado - over 800 miles west. See more »
In multiple games, including ones not set in the Trojans' gym, the same extra, wearing a yellow Star Trek Starfleet shirt, can be seen. See more »
Written by Katy Perry, Sandy Vee (as Sandy Julien Wilhelm), Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (as Mikkel Eriksen), Tor Erik Hermansen and Ester Dean (as Esther Dean)
Performed by Katy Perry
Published by When I'm Rich You'll Be My Bitch (ASCAP), Downtown DLJ Songs (ASCAP) o/b/o Dipiu Srl (SIAE), EMI Music Publishing Ltd (ASCAP) administered in Canada by EMI April Music (Canada) Ltd. (SOCAN), Ultra Tunes (ASCAP) licensed courtesy of Ultra International Music Publishing, LLC., Dat Damn Dean Music (BMI) and Peermusic III Ltd (BMI)
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The only other review here as I write this wrote a good review. However, they reviewed this as a fictional movie. This is based on a true story and real life often does not have the makings of a well-written fiction. Normally I do not enjoy anything about sports if it is not local sports and does not involve someone I know, especially family members. If I wanted to watch sports I would turn on the news since that is over half of what the news material includes. I am not Mike Heck who thinks the answer to everything is "SPORTS". The coach reminds me of my boot camp T.I., tough as nails, hard on the troops, but in her heart very caring. Other than Helen Hunt, the outstanding actor in this film was Erin Moriarty. I researched her when I got home and it seems prior to this she has not done much work of significance. Too bad. I think with good material like this she could do well and go far. I was surprised to see Tiera Skovbye listed in the cast. I don't even remember seeing her in the movie. IE. she did not make much of an impression.
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