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Gridiron Gang

Based on a documentary of the same name about a group of juvenile criminals who are uplifted by a determined probation officer, Sean Porter (played by Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson). Porter takes a group of disaffected youth, currently serving time in a California detention centre, and transforms them into a winning gridiron football team. Xzibit co-stars as Porter's sidekick, and at the end of the film excerpts from the original documentary show the real Porter and his once-delinquent charges. Hackneyed maybe, but the story is faithful to the true events.

Year: 2006
Genre: Drama, True Stories, Sport Films
Country: USA
Director: Phil Joanou
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Alvin 'Xzibit' Joiner, Leon Rippy, L Scott Caldwell, Kevin Dunn, Jade Yorker
Duration: 125 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence and offensive language.
6.9/10
Location in store: Drama

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