THE REPLACEMENTS (Theatrical Release Canada 2000)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.2|5.0 Starsìììì

The Replacements sports an all-star cast and presents a good football sports movie. Watch for John Madden, well-known former Oakland Raiders coach and football commentator, playing himself in the movie.

Storyline

A football team goes on strike during playing season and the team’s owner, Edward O’Neil (Jack Warden), makes the decision to replace them.

Additional Thanks

Thank You to Director Howard Deutch for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Jeffrey Chernov, Steven Reuther, and Erwin Stoff for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Shane Falco (Keanu Reeves), Jimmy McGinty (Gene Hackman), Annabelle Farrell (Brooke Langton)on Favreau), Wilkinson (Michael Jace), , Clifford Franklin (Orlando Jones), Jamal (Faizon Love), Andre (Michael Taliferro), Fumiko (Ace Yonamine), Walter Cochran (Troy Winbush), Brian Murphy (David Denman), Bateman (Jon Favreau), Wilkinson (Michael Jace), Nigel Gruff (Rhys Ifans), Pilachowski (Gailard Sartain), Banes (Art LaFleur), Eddie Martel (Brett Cullen), Wilson Carr (Archie L. Harris Jr.), Malcolm La Mont (Evan Parke), Himself (John Madden), and Himself (Pat Summerall).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. It serves the teen/adult sports movie fan well.

Ben Meyers

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