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The Replacements

Rating:PG-13 (for some crude sexual humor and language)
Genre:Drama, Comedy
Release Date:August 11, 2000
Running time:105 minutes
Cast:Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Orlando Jones, Jon Favreau, Brooke Langton
Director:Howard Deutch
Producer:Dylan Sellers
Writer:Vince McKewin, Mark Steven Johnson
Distributor:Warner Bros. Pictures

Description: Success is often a matter of blind luck, and some deserving people, talented in their own right, never get a crack at it. Such has been the fate of Shane "Footsteps" Falco, once a hot All American prospect on the football field. Shane can only regret what's behind him, and can't even begin to imagine what's ahead. But Fate is not through with Shane. When League players decide to strike, leaving the prospect of empty fields (and equally empty stadiums) for team owners to contemplate, the Washington Sentinels scramble for a solution. When they bring contentious and self-retired head coach Jimmy McGinty back into the fold, McGinty seeks out players who will play with their hearts rather than their wallets. For the League, the situation is a disaster, but for Shane and a mismatched crew of outsiders, it's a second chance to grab at sports stardom. As they amaze everyone with their winning streak, the ragtag group discovers in itself the ability to hope for more than they ever thought possible, maybe even the playoffs, which has been denied to the Sentinels for seven years.

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