12 Mighty Orphans 

PG-13 | History, Sport

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Haunted by his mysterious past, a devoted high school football coach leads a scrawny team of orphans to the state championship during the Great Depression and inspires a broken nation along the way.

Director:

Ty Roberts

Writers:

Jim Dent (novel), Lane Garrison | 2 more credits »

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Updated: 6 December 2020
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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Martin Sheen ... Doc Hall
Robert Duvall ... Mason Hawk
Vinessa Shaw ... Juanita Russell
Luke Wilson ... Rusty Russell
Wayne Knight ... Frank Wynn
Treat Williams ... Amon Carter
Carlson Young ... Annie
Jacob Lofland ... Snoggs
Kelly Frye ... Mary Jane
Lane Garrison ... Luther
Scott Haze ... Rodney Kidd
Natasha Bassett ... Opal
Lucy Faust ... Wanda
Jake Austin Walker ... Hardy Brown
Larry Pine ... President Roosevelt
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Haunted by his mysterious past, a devoted high school football coach leads a scrawny team of orphans to the state championship during the Great Depression and inspires a broken nation along the way.

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History | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence, language, some suggestive references, smoking and brief teen drinking
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In the 1930s and 1940s, there was nothing bigger in Texas high school football than the Masonic Home Mighty Mites a group of orphans bound together by hardship and death. These youngsters, in spite of being outweighed by at least thirty pounds per man, were the toughest football team around. They began with nothing not even a football yet in a few years were playing for the state championship on the highest level of Texas football. See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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Filming Locations:

Fort Worth, Texas, USA See more »

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