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Gridiron Gang

Rating:PG-13 (for some startling scenes of violence, mature thematic material and language)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:September 15, 2006
Running time:120 minutes
Cast:The Rock, Xzibit, Vanessa Ferlito, L. Scott Caldwell, Leon Rippy
Director:Phil Joanou
Producer:Neal H. Moritz, Lee Stanley
Writer:Jeff Maguire, Lee Stanley
Distributor:Sony Pictures

Description: The uplifting story of detention camp probation officer Sean Porter, who creates a high-school-level football team from a ragtag group of dangerous teenage inmates as a means to teach them self-respect and social responsibility. He is joined in this experiment by co-worker, Malcolm Moore. But Porter must first overcome almost universal resistance from the powers that be -- his skeptical bosses and coaches at rival high schools who don't want their players mixing it up with convicted criminals on the football field.

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