A comedy based on the 1987 professional football players' strike. Gene Hackman plays the coach of the team, Jack Warden is the owner, Brett Cullen is the All-Pro quarterback that goes on strike and Keanu Reeves is the "scab" who replaces the star QB.Written by
Training and practice took place at Glen Burnie High School, in Glen Burnie, Maryland. The football coach worked with the cast and crew on football plays. See more »
While it was the Player's Union that went on strike and the cheerleaders are not part of the union, they would not need to be re-hired. However, the cheerleaders refused to cross the picket line except for a handful, thus requiring Annabelle to have try-outs. See more »
[while Annabelle's driving Falco home recklessly. Falco is slightly distracted by this]
So why were you staying in the pocket in practice today? Normally, I wouldn't comment to a quarterback about his style, but you need to keep scrambling against Detroit, especially with Prescott back in the lineup.
Prescott hasn't crossed.
He's going to on Sunday. They're keeping it quiet so you don't have time to prepare.
How do you know that?
One of my friend's a cheerleader for Detroit, she tipped me off. ...
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A must see laugh a minute movie, that make you feel good!!
This is one of those movies that you'll pick to go see for a few reasons. Gene Hackman, Keanu Reeves (Wow), football, babes,& yada yada. I went to see a sneak preview, so it didn't really matter to me if it was going to be good, because I didn't have to pay for it. Well, I would pay to see it again!! Not only is this movie beyond funny, real funny, the story is terrific, acting wonderfully strong , the dialogue so real, and it leaves you wanting more. Gene Hackman can do anything, so him playing a coach, and choosing him for the role was right on the mark. Keanu Reeves, what can I say. He's so easy on the eyes. ALL you want to do is watch him play the role as quarterback, (as if he was one), and enjoy looking at him being "FALCO". The chemistry between him and Annabell is so cute & mushy. It's a movie for anyone who wants to laugh, is rooting for the under dog, likes football or not, or who just wants to go to a movie and be completely entertained!! W.B. has truly captured what it is we all go to the movie for. I can guarantee you, when you see this movie, not only will you walk out wanting to see it again, but you'll tell anyone you know, to go see it and have a BLAST!! This movie is a winner!
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