James Van Der Beek (Dawson's Creek) leads the action in this exciting, funny coming-of-age story about a small-town high schooler confronting the pressures and temptations of gridiron glory. At first, backup quarterback Jonathan "Mox" Moxom (Van Der Beek) is nowhere close to being a football star. He's perfectly content to stay on the bench and out of the win-at-all-cost strategies of coach Bud Kilmer (Jon Voight in a powerful performance). But when the starting quarterback is injured, Mox is in the game… and in direct conflict with his hotheaded coach and girlfriend. Soon everyone in Mox's football-crazed community will realize there's not just a new star quarterback in town, there's a new kind of hero.
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: This is a predictable football movie that lacks intensity.
High school football drama has swearing, nudity, sexism.
Cast & Crew
- Paramount Pictures
- © 2003 Paramount Pictures
- English (Dolby 5.1, Stereo, CC)
Bulgarian (Subtitles), Cantonese (Subtitles), Danish (Subtitles), Dutch (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), French (Stereo, Subtitles), German (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Portuguese (Brazil) (Subtitles), Portuguese (Portugal) (Subtitles), Simplified Chinese (Subtitles), Spanish (Stereo, Subtitles), Swedish (Subtitles), Thai (Subtitles), Traditional Chinese (Subtitles), Turkish (Subtitles)
- Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.