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It's every sports fan's wildest, craziest fantasy, the chance to play on the field and go toe-to-toe with the larger-than-life heroes they idolize. Yet, in 1976, this seemingly fairy-tale scenario happened in real life. It was then that Vince Papale, a 30-year-old teacher and part-time bartender with little football experience other than being a season ticket-holder, entered the unprecedented public tryouts for his NFL favorites, the Philadelphia Eagles, and defied all expectations. Not only did Papale make the team--he remade the team, helping to inspire them to break through their 11-season losing and streak and rediscover their winning spirit. In the bicentennial year of 1976, Papale lived out the dreams of a city and a nation by taking on the impossible with an unsinkable attitude and becoming the NFL's most unlikely rookie ever.
Cast & Crew
|MPAA Ratings:||PG||Premiere Info:|
|Release Date:||2006||Production Date:|
|Color/B&W:||Distributions Co:||Walt Disney Studios Distribution|
|Sound:||Production Co:||Mayhem Pictures .....Production Company, Matte World Digital .....Production Company, Loop Troop .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Sony Pictures Scoring Stage .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Furious Fx .....Production Company, Element Fx .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Imaginary Forces .....Production Company, Buena Vista Negative Cutting .....Production Company, Company 3 .....Production Company, Buena Vista International .....Theatrical Distributor, Ster-Kinekor .....Theatrical Distributor, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International .....Theatrical Distributor, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures .....Studio, Walt Disney Studios Distribution .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Disney/Buena Vista .....Domestic Video Distributor|
|Duration(mins):||Country:||United States (USA)|