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Get ready for friendly passes, romantic fumbles and passionate touchdowns in this bawdy and livelyromantic comedy (Variety)! Starring Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, Jill Clayburgh, Robert Preston and Burt Convy along with a host of real NFL players, Semi-Tough is an uproarious comic free-for-all (Playboy)! Sexy Barbara Jane (Clayburgh) and wayward football players Billy Clyde (Reynolds) and Shake (Kristofferson) have been best friends for years. But when Shake finds enlightenment with a wacky philosophy called IT, Barbara Jane finds herself falling in love with his new confidence. Soon engaged, Shake and Barbara Jane make a dash for the altar. But as Billy Clyde watches from the sidelines, he suddenly realizes that he wants Barbara Jane too! And when Shake begins to have second thoughts about marriage, Billy Clyde discovers that to score true love, sometimes all you need is a sporting chance and all the right moves!
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Great parody of 1970s personal growth era
There were a few smiles, but I find that these Burt Reynolds comedies from the 70s don't age well. Seemed much more amusing back then. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Jim Wetzel
Like a satisfying cruise back into the 70's for a while, and a truly loving look at a lot of old faces and characters from my very early adulthood. Read morePublished 21 months ago by lisa rembold
great old movie so funny to watch it again brings back old memories with these old classic actors , enjoy !!!Published on January 4, 2013 by jill beattie
this movie was filmed in Dallas at the Cotton Bowl in the middle of winter! My best friend and myself actually are extras in the crowd and it was so funny, when not filming the... Read morePublished on November 27, 2010 by Holly A. Wilson