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G| 1 hr. 14 min.

Plot Summary
Brian Piccolo (James Caan) and Gale Sayers (Billy Dee Williams) are teammates on the mid-1960s Chicago Bears. At a time when professional football still bears a certain amount of race-based segregation, the growing friendship between the white Piccolo and the black Sayers, as well as their wives, Joy (Shelley Fabares) and Linda (Judy Pace), becomes a symbol of harmony during the civil rights era. That bond grows stronger still when Piccolo receives some shattering and unexpected news.

Cast: James Caan , Billy Dee Williams , Jack Warden , Shelley Fabares , Judy Pace , Bernie Casey , David Huddleston , Ron Feinberg

Director: Buzz Kulik

Genres: Docudrama

Brian's Song (1971)

Release Date: November 30th, 1971|1 hr. 14 min.

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  • July 17, 2008 bigcoltsfan1893
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    BEST SPORTS MOVIE EVER!!! i have never cried at a flim until this one. if you don't like it then you have no heart or soul. WATCH THIS MOVIE!!!P.S. you have to watch the movie all the way through without stopping otherswise you lose the feelings.

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