Spirit of the Game (2016)

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In the lead up to the 1956 Olympic games, a group of missionaries are tasked with helping the fledgling Australian basketball team compete in their first ever Olympics, and in doing so, unite a nation still coming to grips after the war.




  • Howard Kloester in Spirit of the Game (2016)
  • Howard Kloester and Darran Scott in Spirit of the Game (2016)
  • Howard Kloester and Dan Kusnyer in Spirit of the Game (2016)
  • Brian J. Breheny, Aaron Jakubenko, Wade Briggs, Andrew Hearle, Nicholas Denton, Alex Cooke, Brenton Cosier, and Dan Kusnyer in Spirit of the Game (2016)
  • Spirit of the Game (2016)
  • Howard Kloester, Greg Fordham, Brenton Cosier, and Dan Kusnyer in Spirit of the Game (2016)

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12 February 2018 | macpharlan
| Love the story line, basketball could have been better
Fantastic story, I am a Mormon and lived right by Preston Idaho and I had never heard this story, so glad it was told.

I do wish they would have used some better basketball playing, would have made it even more enjoyable.

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Release Date:

7 October 2016



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Box Office


AUD3,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$45,580 9 October 2016

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