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Plot: Haunted by his mysterious past, a devoted high school football coach leads a scrawny team of orphans to the state championship during the Great Depression and inspires a broken nation along the way.
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|6.9/10 Votes: 2,670|
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Triumphant sports stories about underdogs banding together to achieve victory are about as long in the tooth as Jerry Jones. As a trope, they can be an eye-rolling cliché. Done right, with honesty and sincerity, any of that artificial sweetener can be blinked away.
The inspired-by-true-events football movie 12 Mighty Orphans hits every one of those tropes with spectacular two-point conversions but the nobility of the story and the impressive lensing has this one avoiding any fumbles.
Luke Wilson plays coach Russell as the quintessential coach/surrogate father: quiet and thoughtful and totally Ted Lasso positive. The remainder of the cast is ably filled out by Martin Sheen reprising his role of President Bartlet, Wayne Knight as the deliberately-bad baddie, and a host of character actor and familiar faces like Treat Williams, Ron White, and a-blink-and-you’ll-miss-him Robert Duvall.
Based on a book by Jim Dent, the story is stirring and serious enough to rise above the usual sports rhetoric.
How this ever get less than 10 is beyond me
Of course there is creative license in small areas such as the timeline not significant to the story’s main plotline but this story is a WOW!
How may gems such as this are still hidden in history just waiting to be brought to life….. I just hope some of these boys and girls were still alive to see their story brought to life in such a special way…..
Amazing tight screenplay, awesome action pacing and wonderful cast with some acting newcomers and veterans coalescing to create magic. I could not take my eyes off this film and I was trying to work on the side – forget that!
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 58 min (118 min)
Genre History, Sport
Director Ty Roberts
Writer Jim Dent, Ty Roberts, Lane Garrison
Actors Luke Wilson, Vinessa Shaw, Wayne Knight
Country United States
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix N/A
Aspect Ratio 2.39 : 1
Camera Arri Alexa Mini, Cooke Xtal Express, Cineovision and Optica Elite Lenses
Film Length N/A
Negative Format CFast 2.0 ARRIRAW (3.4K)
Cinematographic Process Cineovision (anamorphic) (source format), Digital Intermediate (master format), Elite Scope (anamorphic) (source format), J-D-C Scope (anamorphic) (source format)
Printed Film Format D-Cinema