Gridiron gang

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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment,
Pub. Date:
[2007]
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[Widescreen ed.].
Language:
English
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The true story of the football team that proved sometimes second chances can make a difference comes to the screen in director Phil Joanou's tale of self-respect and social responsibility on the gridiron. Sean Porter (The Rock) is a detention camp probation officer who oversees the inmates at Camp Kilpatrick in Los Angeles and isn't willing to simply write off the violent offenders who have been placed in his care. Though their prospects for the future are decidedly bleak, Porter is convinced that if he can just get through to his adolescent inmates they may finally be able to turn their lives around and make amends for the mistakes of their past. When Porter's proposal of forming a high-school-level football team at Camp Kilpatrick meets with skepticism and resistance in the highest ranks, the determined coach puts his career on the line to prove that even convicted criminals can acquire the tools needed to build a brighter future when given the proper motivation and the means of doing so. Inspired by filmmaker Jac Flanders' 1993 documentary of the same name, Gridiron Gang features a screenplay penned by In the Line of Fire scribe Jeff Maguire, and features a supporting cast that includes Leon Rippy, Kevin Dunn, and Detroit-born rapper-turned-actor Xzibit. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
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Grouping Title gridiron gang
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auth_author2 Albee, Floyd., Caldwell, L. Scott., Cutter, Jeff., Dunn, Kevin, 1956-, Earl, James., Flanders, Jac., Hays, Sanja Milkovic, 1958-, Joanou, Phil, 1961-, Johnson, Dwayne, 1972-, Maguire, Jeff., Moritz, Neal H., Mơ., Negron, Joel., Rabin, Trevor., Rippy, Leon., Stanley, Lee, 1943-, Taase, Setu., Thomas, David V., Xzibit (Musician), Yorker, Jade, 1985-
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display_description Sean Porter was a football player who turned into a juvenile detention counselor. He wrestles with the seemingly insolvable problem. The vast majority of young men who leave detention fall right back into crime. Looking for a way to give these not-yet-hardened kids a taste of self-esteem and discipline, Porter manages to persuade his superiors to let him teach the kids football - and then take on other high school football teams. Based on a true story.
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subject_facet Counselors -- United States -- Drama, Drama, Feature films, Football films, Football teams -- United States -- Drama, Juvenile delinquents -- United States -- Discipline -- Drama, Juvenile delinquents -- United States -- Drama, Juvenile detention homes -- United States -- Drama, Melodrama -- Feature, Melodrama, American, Melodramas (Drama), Self-esteem in young adults -- United States -- Drama, Sports -- Feature, Sports films, Video recordings for the hearing impaired, Youth -- Feature
title_display Gridiron gang
title_full Gridiron gang [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures Industries ; Original Film ; Visual Arts Entertainment, Inc. ; Stanhaven Productions, Inc. ; Relativity Media ; produced by Neal H. Moritz, Lee Stanley ; written by Jeff Maguire ; directed by Phil Joanou
title_short Gridiron gang
topic_facet Counselors, Discipline, Football teams, Juvenile delinquents, Juvenile detention homes, Self-esteem in young adults
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