PG | | Drama, Fantasy, Sport
A losing coach with an underdog football team faces their giants of fear and failure on and off the field to surprising results.
In the scene where Grant tells everyone the good news from Stan Schultz, there was a storm coming; thunder can be heard in one take that can be seen on the Bloopers. They didn't think that they'd be able to finish filming that day, but many people were praying about it, and amazingly the storm actually stopped just across the street and moved around them. In the Audio Commentary, Alex Kendrick said "It was like GOD said 'No you guys keep filming, I'll take care of the weather'. We could see the rain coming down across the street but it never came to the field." Interestingly, one of the lines that Grant Taylor (Alex Kendrick) say's in this scene is "I want you to know that I serve a big GOD, and he can do whatever he wants to do, however he wants to do it", which is something that they literally experienced while filming it that day.
J.T. Hawkins Jr.:
By the way, some man called lookin' for you today.
Grant Taylor: Who?
J.T. Hawkins Jr.: Stan Schultz.
Grant Taylor: Stan Schultz?
J.T. Hawkins Jr.: Yeah.
Brady Owens: Stan Schultz - isn't that a cartoonist?
Grant Taylor: That's *Charles* Schultz.
J.T. Hawkins Jr.: No, I thought Charles Schultz was that man that flew across the ocean in "The Spirit of St. ...
The WALB sports reporter states the Eagles began the season with 0 wins and 3 losses. Any team begins their season with 0 wins or losses. What the reporter should have said was that the Eagles came back from a 0 and 3 record this season to play in the state championship.
At the end of the credits, after "TO GOD BE THE GLORY!", some good advice follows: "FACE YOUR GIANTS!"
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