Movie review by Randy White, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Stirring tale of heroic sportsmanship will inspire families.

PG 1986 114 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 11 reviews

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age 13+

Very entertaining!

PG-13: mild language
age 10+

The power of perservance

I remember this as a favorite from my youth (and I'm a girl.) As noted, alcoholism is depicted but it in no way glamorizes alcohol, but shows the very real effects of drinking and alcoholism. The movie is wonderful example of a good story depicted by great actors. The characters are flawed, yet persevere and this gives a realness we can all relate to.

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Great role models
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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