It's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect. His dilemma: should he take one of the many offers from college talent ...
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Two friends living in a small town during the 1960s, run away to enjoy their freedom during the Vietnam War, thus disappointing the father of one of them. When they return to town, they realize the importance of family unity.
Robert Downey Jr.,
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2 girls wait outside a young actor's door and find out he's had them both as "only" girlfriend the last 10 months. They wait inside after breaking in. When Blake comes home he just can't stop lying but they stay.
Robert Downey Jr.,
Natasha Gregson Wagner
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It's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect. His dilemma: should he take one of the many offers from college talent scouts or should he attend the local state college with his girlfriend and give up his football career?Written by
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When Johnny is playing the drums during the credits, the Charlie Chaplin image on the poster in the background starts out looking to the right and Johnny's hi-hat cymbal is on the left. During subsequent shots back to this scene, the poster and the hi-hat cymbal reverse position several times (i.e., the image in the poster looks to the left then to the right, the hi-hat cymbal appears on the right and then on the left.). See more »
You looking for sympathy Leo? Look in the dictionary between 'shit' and 'syphilis'.
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Theatrical version was rated PG-13. Video version features additional footage and has been "re-rated R." See more »
Lame sports comedy with a miscast Anthony Michael Hall as the hottest high school football prospect who ever lived. It's really a vanity project for Hall, who had been playing nerd characters his whole career. Here he's trying to buff up and be taken seriously as something more than a geek. He fails. Robert Downey, Jr. plays the wacky best friend, as he often did back then. Downey's the most entertaining part of this, which isn't saying much. Decent support from Paul Gleason and Jennifer Tilly. Early role by Uma Thurman. She's beautiful and does fine in a worthless part in a worthless movie. I pretty much hated every minute of this. Almost every character is unlikable, especially the lead. The satire about college sports and other things is heavy-handed and never funny. Oh, and the music is dreadful. Avoid this unless you are a massive fan of Hall, Downey, or Thurman.
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