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The Akron Holy War (2017)

PG | | Documentary, Action, Sport | 2017 (USA)
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The Akron Holy War chronicles the storied high school football rivalry between two Akron, Ohio parochial powerhouses and the city that embraces them. Documenting nearly 60 years of history,... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Jamie Adaway ... Herself
Michelle Agnoni ... Herself
Christopher Albanese ... Himself
Mary Anne Beiting ... Herself
Andy Berkowtiz ... Himself
Dan Boarman Jr. ... Himself
Dan Boarman Sr. ... Himself
Anthony Boarman ... Himself
Joe Bodnar ... Himself
Jay Brophy ... Himself
Robert Brownfield ... Himself
Tom Carone ... Himself
John Cistone ... Himself
Mike Clark ... Himself
Dom Davis ... Himself
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The Akron Holy War chronicles the storied high school football rivalry between two Akron, Ohio parochial powerhouses and the city that embraces them. Documenting nearly 60 years of history, the film also takes you inside of both schools (Archbishop Hoban and St. Vincent St. Mary), in the locker rooms and on the field during the week leading up to and culminating in 2016's game. The Akron Holy War depicts the true emotion of the game, on and off of the field, told exclusively from the people who have lived it. Whether you were involved in the first game in 1959 or last year, the sentiment holds true: The Akron Holy War is 48 minutes that lasts a lifetime. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for language
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The director and producer of the film, Anthony Fanelli, played football for Archbishop Hoban (class of '02) and played against St. Vincent-St. Mary former football player, LeBron James (class of '03) in 2000 & 2001. See more »

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Bernie Factor: It divided families. it divided neighborhoods. It divided the city.
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Where The Bottles Dance
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A feel-good, rah rah film!
29 May 2018 | by See all my reviews

I'm a sucker for sports docs and this one played out like a lesser known 30 for 30! Obviously the city of Akron is synonymous with LeBron James, so it's pretty cool to see some high school football action of him! Great pacing, great football action and takes you back to your glory days. However, watched with my wife and she's not even a football fan and loved it!


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