PG-13 | | Comedy, Sport
Due to NCAA sanctions, the Texas State University Fightin' Armadillos must form a football team from their actual student body, with no scholarships to help, to play their football schedule.
The poster for this film was modeled after Paramount's previously successful sports comedy Major League (1989).
Coach Ed Gennero:
What is it, Doc? ls it bad?
Dr. Sayre: Hiatal hernia.A rupture in the diaphragm puts pressure on the pulmonary cavity,causing angina.
Coach Ed Gennero: ls it fatal?
Dr. Sayre: lndigestion? Only in Mexico.
On the two point conversion at the end of the game, Manu blocks a guy behind Paul Blake, only to come from the front and block for Blake again seconds later.
The UK cinema version was cut by 7 seconds to cut two of the film's three uses of strong language for a '12' rating. Video versions are uncut, and upgraded to a '15' rating.
$6,513,130 29 September 1991