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Hometown Legend (2002)

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A teenage drifter finds an opportunity to turn his life around when he joins a high-school football program with a hard-nosed coach.

Director:

James Anderson

Writers:

Shawn Hoffman, Michael Patwin (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Terry O'Quinn ... Buster Schuler
Lacey Chabert ... Rachel Sawyer
Nick Cornish ... Elvis Jackson
Kirk B.R. Woller ... Cal Sawyer
Ian Bohen ... Brian Schuler
Mary Pat Gleason ... Tee Naters
Mark McLachlan ... Sherman Naters
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Greg Bond Greg Bond ... Football Player
Steve Cluck Steve Cluck ... Athens Assistant Coach
Brian Collins Brian Collins ... Rock Hill Player
Daniel Franzese ... Abel
Kelli Garner ... Josie
John Graham John Graham ... Rock Hill Assistant Coach
Dallas Jenkins ... Jack Schuler
Paul Kahaley Paul Kahaley ... Bearcat Coach
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Storyline

Nothing is impossible for those who have a dream!A single boy can bring victory to his school and make the entire town proud again.Despite his rough coach and a whole team lacking a will for victory anything could happend, even a love with a local girl.

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Coach learns to pray after loosing son

Genres:

Drama | Family | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for language and sports violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 January 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

American Leather See more »

Filming Locations:

Foley, Alabama, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$51,000, 27 January 2002

Gross USA:

$111,806

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$111,806
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Out of the Woods
Performed by Nickel Creek
Written by Sinead Lohan
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Mark McLachlan is excellent...Great Movie!!!!!
2 July 2002 | by jhoward96See all my reviews

Even if you're not a sports fan it is a great family movie. Great football scenes, music and actors. Mark McLachlan is super as "Sherman Naters"....go "Shermanater"! Excellent for for all ages. Keeps you hanging on till the end.


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