Directors: Howard Deutch
Cast: Shane Falco: Keanu Reeves; Clifford Franklin: Orlando Jones; Jimmy McGinty: Gene Hackman; Daniel Bateman: Jon Favreau; Pilachowski: Gailard Sartain; Nigel ‘The Leg’ Gruff: Rhys Ifans; Walter Cochran: Troy Winbush; Brian Murphy: David Denman; Jamal Jackson: Faizon Love; Annabelle Farrell: Brooke Langton; Andre Jackson: Michael Taliferro; Jumbo: Ace Yonamine; Earl Wilkinson/Ray Smith: Michael Jace; Banes: Art LaFleur; Eddie Martel: Brett Cullen
Taglines: Pain heals, Chicks dig scars… Glory lasts for ever
Pros on strike. Everyday guys get to play.
Throw the ball. Catch the girl. Keep it simple.
Storyline: A comedy based on the 1987 professional football players’ strike. Gene Hackman plays the coach of the team, Jack Warden is the owner, Brett Cullen is the All-Pro quarterback that goes on strike and Keanu Reeves is the “scab” who replaces the star QB.