R | | Drama, Sport
A behind-the-scenes look at the life-and-death struggles of modern-day gladiators and those who lead them.
Bad weather, and a threatened lawsuit by the National Football League, who didn't take kindly to the way the game was depicted in the original script, meant the production was delayed by eight months.
You find out life's this game of inches, so is football. Because in either game - life or football - the margin for error is so small. I mean, one half a step too late or too early and you don't quite make it. One half second too slow, too fast and ...
When Willie Beaman enters his first game, he says the snap count is on two. At the line of scrimmage, the ball is snapped on one.
During the end credits, we see D'Amato accepting an award and telling of his future plans with the league.
$13,584,625 (USA) (26 December 1999)
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