PG | | Biography, Drama, Sport
The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.
The original script was full of profanity but Disney, in an effort to produce a good family film, asked Jerry Bruckheimer to remove all extreme profanity from the script.
Ref! He's lining up offsides! Look, he's *lining* up offsides!
Coach Ed Henry: Twins right, 99 Z. Go!
Coach Boone: Ref! I *know* you can see him, you've got eyes!
Coach Ed Henry: Gun right, 84 stat! And tell Tommy to watch the free safety.
Coach Yoast: Get back in there! You know what I'm talking about. ...
In the pre-game talk before the first game, Coach Boone says, "In Greek mythology, the Titans were greater even than the gods. They ruled their universe with absolute power." However, the titans ruled the *Earth*, and were overthrown by the Olympians.
Home movies are shown of each person, when they state what happened to them after the '71 season.
$20,905,831 (USA) (1 October 2000)
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