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My All-American (2015)

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Freddie Steinmark, an underdog on the gridiron, faces the toughest challenge of his life after leading his team to a championship season.

Director:

Angelo Pizzo

Writers:

Angelo Pizzo, Jim Dent (book)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Aaron Eckhart ... Coach Royal
Finn Wittrock ... Freddie Steinmark
Rett Terrell ... Bobby Mitchell
Michael Reilly Burke ... Fred Steinmark
Robin Tunney ... Gloria Steinmark
Sarah Bolger ... Linda Wheeler
Juston Street ... James Street
Donny Boaz ... Bill Bradley
Jordan Shipley Jordan Shipley ... Cotton Speyrer (as Jordan Spears Shipley)
Alex MacNicoll ... Mike Campbell
Richard Kohnke ... Tom Campbell
Eddie Davenport ... Randy Peschel
Austin Willis Austin Willis ... Steve Worster
Luke Poehlmann Luke Poehlmann ... Bob McKay
Brent Anderson ... Coach Campbell
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Storyline

What Freddie Steinmark (Finn Wittrock) wants most in the world is to play football. Although he is deemed too small by the usual athletic standards, his father trains him hard. Freddie brings a fight to the game that ultimately gets him noticed--by none other than legendary University of Texas coach Darrell Royal (Aaron Eckhart). Awarded a scholarship and a chance to play for the Longhorns, Freddie sets off to Austin with his loving high school sweetheart, Linda (Sarah Bolger), determined to make the team. Alongside his old teammate Bobby Mitchell (Rett Terrell) and new pal James Street (Juston Street), Freddie is put through the paces of a grueling practice schedule. The boys' camaraderie off the field translates into solid playing on it, and they rise up the depth charts, giving the Longhorns a real chance to improve upon their mediocre record. But just when they're reveling in the success of the season, Freddie suffers an injury that leads to a shocking diagnosis and the biggest ...

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Hope never quits.

Genres:

Biography | Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements, language and brief partial nudity | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The officials in the Texas-Arkansas football sequence were actually football officials...not actors. See more »

Goofs

The movie shows Darrell Royal and Texas football from 1966 to 1969, yet the painting in Darrell's office of Texas Memorial Stadium, shows the upper deck addition that wasn't added until 1972. See more »

Soundtracks

Go Team Go
Written by Jeremy Sweet, Amjad Albasel and Sean Vega
Courtesy of FirstCom Music
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Inspirational story of the power of the human spirit
12 November 2015 | by pmaresh-25438See all my reviews

Was fortunate enough to be at the Austin premier to listen to those who played with Freddie Steinmark, all saying the movie was spot on. Acting was phenomenal.

The true story of a beloved, yet small, football player who gave everything he did 150%, even til the end. Not only did he inspire everyone around him, but continues to do so 40 years after his death. You don't have to be a football fan to appreciate this story of where determination and hard work can take you. As a UT grad who has gone to countless UT football games and seen Freddie be honored at every single one of them, I am so glad I got to finally hear his story. Now I understand why his legacy is still so profound. GO SEE.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

13 November 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,365,000, 15 November 2015

Gross USA:

$2,246,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,246,000
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Dolby Digital

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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