PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Sport
Prison inmates form a football team to challenge the prison guards.
In the scene where Captain Knauer is escorting Crewe to the Warden's office, he mentions playing for the University of Miami, one of the top collegiate football programs in the nation. Michael Irvin (Deacon Moss) played football for the University of Miami as a wide receiver from 1984 to 1987 winning the National Championship in 1987 among setting other school records.
I love that dress.
Lena: Of course you do, Lorenzo, you made it.
When the Mean Machine goes in for their final touchdown in the game, the clock reads 6.0 seconds, yet after the ball is snapped and the running back starts to run with the ball, the clock is seen winding down from more than 6.0 seconds.
On cruise ship and airline versions, the profanity has not only been redubbed, but quite a bit of alternate footage has been inserted to tone the language down. For instance, Caretaker's line "Tell Ronnie you got knocked the fuck out" has been changed to "Well, tell Ronnie he should have warned you about that truck". Also, when Caretaker is telling the prison "women" that "it's football, not balls-ball", it has been replaced with "it's football, not *that* kind of ball". And when Ms. Tucker tells Brucie that his "breath smells like eight cans of shark shit", this has been replaced with "your breath smells so bad, I don't know whether to get you a toothbrush or some toilet paper". Cuts have been made to the video sequences between Crewe and the Warden's assistant, and to the one with Brucie and Ms. Tucker. In the final football game, the repeated statement "I think he just shit himself" has been changed to "I think he broke his freakin' neck".
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