Gridiron Gang [WS] [DVD] [2006]

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Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars.
4.6
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Special Features

  • Deleted scenes
  • Commentary with writer and director
  • Gridiron Gang football training
  • Phil Joanou profile
  • The Rock takes the field
  • Multi-angle: Football scene

Synopsis

Gridiron Gang
The true story of the football team that proved sometimes second chances can make a difference comes to the screen in director Phil Joanou's tale of self-respect and social responsibility on the gridiron. Sean Porter (The Rock) is a detention camp probation officer who oversees the inmates at Camp Kilpatrick in Los Angeles and isn't willing to simply write off the violent offenders who have been placed in his care. Though their prospects for the future are decidedly bleak, Porter is convinced that if he can just get through to his adolescent inmates they may finally be able to turn their lives around and make amends for the mistakes of their past. When Porter's proposal of forming a high-school-level football team at Camp Kilpatrick meets with skepticism and resistance in the highest ranks, the determined coach puts his career on the line to prove that even convicted criminals can acquire the tools needed to build a brighter future when given the proper motivation and the means of doing so. Inspired by filmmaker Jac Flanders' 1993 documentary of the same name, Gridiron Gang features a screenplay penned by In the Line of Fire scribe Jeff Maguire, and features a supporting cast that includes Leon Rippy, Kevin Dunn, and Detroit-born rapper-turned-actor Xzibit. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Jade Yorker
    Jade Yorker - Willie Weathers
  • Xzibit
    Xzibit - Malcolm Moore
  • Leon Rippy
    Leon Rippy - Paul Higa
  • Kevin Dunn
    Kevin Dunn - Dexter
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    Setu Taase - Junior Palaita

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