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  • Rated PG
  • HD and SD formats available


A man gets a last-chance job coaching a small-town Indiana high-school basketball team and faces the dual challenge of bringing this underdog team to the 1951 state championship and redeeming himself from a mysterious past.

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    reviews counted: 13
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Top Critic Reviews

Rotten: The kind of corny and manipulative pic that makes me glad I'm not a basketball fan.

- Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews, Thursday, June 24, 2010

Rotten: Cloyingly nostalgic.

- Derek Adams, Time Out, Thursday, February 9, 2006

Fresh: A] compelling, enjoyable yarn.

- Douglas Pratt, DVDLaser, Thursday, June 24, 2010

Audience Reviews

3 stars

Predictable but still OK

- webalina, Monday, June 29, 2009

4 stars

Gene Hackman and Dennis Hooper put on great performances, good basketball flick.

- Chiefilms, Monday, March 3, 2008

3 stars

my favorite sports movie. Rousing, funny and tremdously entertaining. Hackman gives a brilliant and inspiring performance.

- allan913, Tuesday, August 29, 2006