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Hoosiers (1986)
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Gene Hackman Gene Hackman
Coach Norman Dale
Barbara Hershey Barbara Hershey
Myra Fleener
Dennis Hopper Dennis Hopper
Shooter
Sheb Wooley Sheb Wooley
Cletus
Fern Persons Fern Persons
Opal Fleener
Chelcie Ross Chelcie Ross
George
Robert Swan Robert Swan
Rollin
Michael O Michael O'Guinne
Rooster


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Angelo Pizzo Angelo Pizzo
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A good movie

6 months, 3 weeks ago at Nov 28 3:23
Since this movie has a pretty good reputation, I was quite eager to check it out. Well, even though it was indeed pretty good, to be honest, I was actually slightly disappointed. I mean, sure, it was well made with a solid performance by Gene Hackman and it was certainly quite entertaining but it was also too generic and predictable for my taste though. Indeed, this movie really followed the tradi... read more
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Description: Basketball is king in the small town of Hickory, Indiana, so local residents are outraged when the new coach makes a few unorthodox ... Full Descriptionchoices concerning the high school team. But the coach's mixture of patience and toughness eventually wins over the town, and succeeds in delivering the athletes to the state championship. Based on the incredible true story of how a small-town high school's basketball team became Indiana State Champs in 1954. This film follows the controversial outsider who came to town to teach high school history and coach basketball and who was not afraid to make big waves in a small pon ... (more)
Release date: 27 February 1987
UPC: 044005751123
Tags: Drama (11), Basketball (11), Sports (10), High School (5), 1986 (4), 1980s (3), Sport (3), Alcoholism (3), Small Town (2), Family (2), National Film Registry (1), Personal Triumph (1), Campus Life (1), True Story (1), Recommended (1), Dramas (1), Small Towns (1), In2010 (1), Indiana (1), Spiritual Cinema (1)
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“Since this movie has a pretty good reputation, I was quite eager to check it out. Well, even though it was indeed pretty good, to be honest, I was actually slightly disappointed. I mean, sure, it was well made with a solid performance by Gene Hackman and it was certainly quite entertaining but it was also too generic and predictable for my taste though. Indeed, this movie really followed the traditional formula and, I don't know, maybe I have seen too many sport movies before that followed the very same structure. Indeed, if you hope that something surprising might happen in this movie, you will be sorely disappointed.  Furthermore, as an European, it is rather difficult to understand why  some small American towns would display such passion for their high-school basketball team but, app” read more

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