When The Game Stands TallThe journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport.Keywords:
Actors of "When The Game Stands Tall"Laura DernBirthdate: 10 February 1967, Saint John's Health Center, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
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Directors of "When The Game Stands Tall"Thomas CarterBirthdate: 17 July 1953
Creators of "When The Game Stands Tall"Scott Marshall Smith
Critic Reviews of "When The Game Stands Tall"ReelViewsAugust 22, 2014
When the Game Stands Tall is one of those cliché-riddled feel good movies that, by trying too hard to be inspirational, ends up as cloying and overly sentimental.New York Magazine/VultureAugust 22, 2014
The real-life story behind When the Game Stands Tall sounds amazing. But for all its exciting sports scenes, the movie version falls flat as drama.RogerEbert.comAugust 22, 2014
Most often in its early stages, the melodrama onscreen edges precipitously close to dissolving into a puddle of platitudinous pabulum served in the manner of a rote Sunday school lesson.Globe and MailAugust 22, 2014
Why must an extraordinary story beget such an ordinary film?Los Angeles TimesAugust 22, 2014
A true tale of high school football achievement becomes a strained, by-the-numbers grab bag of uplift in the Christian sports drama "When the Game Stands Tall."Philadelphia InquirerAugust 22, 2014
When the Game Stands Tall is more manipulative than a hulking chiropractor. It's so busy beatifying its protagonist that it makes him into a grave idol rather than a man.Critic's NotebookOctober 08, 2015
The moral that football isn't everything seems inherently irreconcilable with a football movie, though.Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)November 17, 2014
Mixes bland dialogue, formulaic sports-movie plot points, and vague Christian teachings with some disturbingly naïve racial overtones. The story risks inducing concussion as it pounds and thumps its message home, over and over.Groucho ReviewsSeptember 20, 2014
We've seen the 'Full eyes, clear hearts, can't lose' ethic before on screen, and more winningly dramatized, but When the Game Stands Tall does a good, and family-friendly, job of encapsulating Ladouceur's 'winning' approach...Cinemalogue.comSeptember 05, 2014
... has its share of embellishments and formulaic tangents, and turns predictable in the second half, with a more traditional structure leading to an obligatory big-game finale.Daily Film FixSeptember 05, 2014
...almost as bad as that moment in cinematic history when the real Buzz Aldrin has a conversation with Optimus Prime. Should be retitled: When the Facts Don't MatterReel Film ReviewsSeptember 01, 2014
A strong contender for the worst football movie ever made...
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