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Hoosiers (1986)

 

(PG) 114 mins
(PG) 114 mins

Plot Summary: A coach with a checkered past and a local drunk train a small town high school basketball team to become a top contender for the championship.

Director: David Anspaugh

Writer: Angelo Pizzo

Stars: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper

Serious Jest: animated beer mug 25% (transparent bkgrd)animated beer mug 25% (transparent bkgrd)animated beer mug 25% (transparent bkgrd) (Worth Watching)  This film is timeless in the sense that it could very well take place today, rather than in the 1950s.  I’m a sucker for sports movies, so I was entertained, even if the movie is often predictable and without a real unique aspect (although I realize that it was probably more unique in the 1980s).

 

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Film & TV Reviewer by Choice, Attorney at Law, Marine to the Corps (excuse the pun), Nupe Under Pressure, and MC by Nature

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