• Necessary Roughness (1991)

Necessary Roughness

Release Date: September 23rd, 1991

DVD Release Date: January 30th, 2001

PG-13 |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

Tasked with overhauling a university football team that was dismantled for breaking collegiate rules, coaches Wally Riggendorf (Robert Loggia) and Ed Gennero (Héctor Elizondo) pick unusual new players like junior professor Andre Krimm (Sinbad) and 30-something quarterback Paul Blake (Scott Bakula). As Paul courts professor Suzanne Carter (Harley Jane Kozak), the team struggles until the arrival of a female placekicker, who bolsters the squad as it gets ready to challenge its big rival.

Cast: Scott Bakula, Héctor Elizondo, Robert Loggia, Harley Jane Kozak, Larry Miller, Sinbad , Fred Dalton Thompson, Rob Schneider

Director: Stan Dragoti

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Underdog, Hilarious, Girlfriend, Quest, Transformation, 1990s, Competition, Lighthearted