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Gridiron Gang

Release Date: September 15th, 2006

DVD Release Date: January 16th, 2007

PG-13 |2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

A counselor (The Rock) at a juvenile detention facility decides to turn the young inmates in his charge into a football team to give them a sense of self-respect and social responsibility, but he faces opposition from high-school coaches who do not want their players facing criminals on the field.

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Xzibit , Jade Yorker, Vanessa Ferlito, Kevin Dunn, L. Scott Caldwell, Leon Rippy, Michael J. Pagan

Director: Phil Joanou

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Original Film, Stanhaven Productions, Columbia Pictures

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Quest , Transformation , Gritty , 2000s , Inspiring , Competition , Underdog

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    James GreenbergThe Hollywood Reporter

    Great material, but the film never catches fire. show more

  • 75
    Peter HartlaubSan Francisco Chronicle

    Gridiron Gang gives you a lot more to think about during the ride home. show more

  • 63
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Great message, so-so movie. show more

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