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The only way football star Stefan Djordjevic (Tom Cruise) will avoid a life in the blast furnaces of his bleak Pennsylvania hometown is by winning a college scholarship. Even his coach (Craig T. Nelson) dreams of parlaying a winning team into a college job far away from this graveyard of the American Dream. But it's not long before the two virtually ruin each other's chances for escape and their door to the future starts to close. Lea Thompson and Christopher Penn co-star.
Filmed in western Pennsylvania. I was the same age as the characters in the movie when it was made. It reminds me of town I grew up in. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Shoop44
This was one of my favorite movies as an early preteen. After watching it again 30 years later it is a decent movie but I don't have that same love of the movie. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Alice Ceballos