• The Longest Yard (2004)

The Longest Yard

Release Date: December 19th, 2004

DVD Release Date: January 30th, 2001

R |2 hr 1 min

Plot Summary

An ex-football star doing time is forced by the warden to organize a team of inmates to play against his own line-up of guards. The warden tries to blackmail him into throwing the game, but the convicts have their own ideas and see the game as an opportunity to repay some of the brutality they have endured.

Cast: Burt Reynolds, Eddie Albert, Ed Lauter, Michael Conrad, James Hampton, Harry Caesar, John Steadman, Charles Tyner

Director: Robert Aldrich

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Gritty, Girlfriend, 1970s, Prison, Charming, Underdog, Rivalry, Revenge, Amusing

Awards

Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Winner Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical