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Spirit of the Game

Spirit of the Game is a movie starring Heidi Arena, Rudi Baker, and Bailey Barbour. In the lead up to the 1956 Olympic games, a group of missionaries are tasked with helping the fledgling Australian basketball team compete in their...

Running Time
1 hours 38 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Biography
Director
Darran Scott
Writer
Darran Scott
Actors
Heidi Arena, Roy Barker, Bailey Barbour, Rudi Baker
Country
Australia
Year
2016
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

In the lead up to the 1956 Olympic games, a group of missionaries are tasked with helping the fledgling Australian basketball team compete in their first ever Olympics, and in doing so, unite a nation still coming to grips after the war.

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Emma

One of the most interesting stories I've seen on TV is of an attempted rescue by a local girl of a fellow girl trapped in the rubble of a collapsed building, or a man trapped in the rubble. I have to confess I had never heard of the girl and man who did this. And I doubt that a lot of people on TV know anything about these stories. So I did some research to learn more about this very interesting story and find that it is told quite a bit on the Internet. It was interesting to see the progress the film makes with regard to the relationships in the family, as well as the families who have suffered this tragedy. It did not play out exactly as I had expected, although the ending of this film was not so far fetched as I had feared. It was, nevertheless, a good movie.

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Bryan

A good movie that is rather easy to watch. The acting is very good, and it is easy to relate to the main character. The director did a good job in portraying the life of a professional gambler, who played in the World Series of Poker. It's a film that I would recommend to people who enjoy movies about sports. I thought it was a pretty good movie, and I recommend it to anyone who enjoys movies that focus on the lives of professional gamblers.

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Shirley Lane

I found the idea of the movie a little strange, but the execution of the movie was excellent. The music was a little overbearing and forced, but that's to be expected. The cinematography was impressive, especially with the back and forth shot between the two characters. The performances of the actors were superb, with a perfect amount of emotion. I really liked the look of the movie, and would recommend it to anyone.

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Frank C.

I can't believe I spent this much money to see this movie, but it was worth it. I really liked it, and it's a great show about people who are missing out on an incredible amount of time. The guy who plays Bowerman was awesome as always. Also, it was nice to see Ben Kingsley back in action, but it was just too bad he didn't have a big part. I think there are more characters to be added, and I'd like to see what happens to them. Also, the music is really, really good. It's beautiful and just reminds you of the early 20th century, and I don't know if it's just me, but I think it's kind of like the soundtrack to a movie that's actually, well, a movie. I also really like the cinematography. It was really nice. I hope they make more movies like this one.

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Douglas Gonzales

I am of the opinion that Tim Thomerson is a very talented director. His films have all been great, although, I am still undecided on the "In the Company of Men" film. There was a lot of very good dialogue in the film and it is still a great film. That said, this movie is far from the masterwork that it could have been. The story line is very very weak and sometimes, it is confusing and hard to understand. I just felt like I was watching a film that was not meant to be "bad" in that regard. The acting by the lead character in the film was not bad, but it wasn't good either. I do feel like this movie would have been much better if it had been done as a documentary on a former former Gold Medalist of Indian Cricket, Imran Khan. His performance as a child athlete was amazing. I think that this film would have been even better had it been done as a film. This film had a very good story line, but could have been much better had it been done as a documentary.

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Carol

With the help of a few friends, a trained professional golfer (who only wants to see their golf game improved) embarks on a journey that leads him to discover the reasons for his life and why he feels the way he does. One could easily say that this is a film which is made with the purpose of being realistic and showing the problems of the modern world, but it is a film which is made to be completely realistic, to the point that the protagonist is so flawed that we feel sympathy for him. The reason why this film is interesting is because it gives us an insight into the life of a person who is mentally, emotionally and psychologically damaged, and makes us feel as if we are actually there with him. And the biggest thing I liked about the film was that it showed us the way that people in the modern world live and act. I have never seen a film which has actually tried to show us what the world is really like, and to have done this, the film did a very good job. In the end, the film is a bit unrealistic, but it does give us a lot of insight into the modern world. Overall, a very good movie, which shows us how people live nowadays, and it also shows us a glimpse into the life of a man who is so mentally disturbed that it makes us want to root for him. I definitely recommend this film to people who like to see movies about people with mental disorders, or who are interested in film about such a subject. This film is certainly a great film to watch, because it shows us how life can be, and it gives us a little glimpse of what life is actually like, and how hard it is to change your mind.

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Lisa

When I first heard about this movie, I thought I was going to watch a waste of time, that's how boring this movie was. This movie actually managed to get more than I thought, this was one of the most creative movies I've seen in a long time. When I heard about the "battle scenes", I thought this movie would be very cheesy, but the battles were really great. The best battle was when the people on the towers were being hit by the "teeth" of the enemies, it was hilarious. I don't like the way the girl looked, but that's what made the movie great, not having the girl in this movie. This is a movie that people should go to see, not just for "the battle scenes", but for the story and everything else. Definitely recommend to watch.

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Marilyn

This movie is a film that will hopefully inspire us to be more aware of our rights, and our rights to our rights. The film deals with the ideas of how we feel and how we act towards others. We see the effect of this through the decisions that we make. It is through a friend's choices that we as an individual affect the outcome of the situation. The friend in this case is a high school student named Phoebe. The film deals with the concept of the freedom to choose your own way of living and to make your own decisions. It tells us about the effects of the choices that we make, and the effects that are had by others. Phoebe is a bright, articulate and good-looking girl who takes part in a study of the first-hand effects of the acts of bullying. She is a pretty girl who has recently been suspended from school and has not been home since. We see her choice to spend time at a friend's house to pick up her lunchbox and to make the 'friends' feel welcome. She also takes part in a group project to write a story about bullying, in which she has an idea that can make a difference. We are shown the effects of the choices that are made, but we don't know the outcome. The effects of the decisions that are made are shown through a series of short scenes and interviews with Phoebe. The interviews are really well done and we get a feeling of the type of person she is. We feel a real sense of attachment to her. We want to help her as much as we can and understand why she has made the choices that she has made. I think that the best way to sum it up is by saying that this is a film that will inspire us to think more about our choices. If you are able to get a copy of this movie, watch it.

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Angela H.

This is a well crafted piece of documentary cinema. Though the film may have problems with its pacing, it is effective. While it may be viewed as a "family" film, the title speaks for itself. I would recommend the film to those who are not into the drama genre, but to those who are, this is a solid 10/10

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Emma

You can't make a bad movie out of the action of The Godfather or Scarface, but here we have a different kind of movie. (the one that don't really want to do that kind of movie). We have a drama and a comedy and a romance, this movie. If you like this kind of movies, you are in for a treat. I do. The movie has a nice flow and there is no boring moments. The acting is great, especially the kid (he has some small roles in the movie) and the one who plays the doctor. I also like the story, a bit more realistic than most of the crap movies. And this movie is even very funny. And this is a kind of movie that you will see a lot of times, because it is so good. Don't expect too much and it will be good. I give it a 7 out of 10.

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Brian

This is one of those movies that is better suited for a younger audience than an adult audience. A few of the actors in this movie are adults and I am very happy about that. I am usually not a fan of young adult movies, but this movie is so good, I cannot help but fall in love with it. If you want to see a good movie that is not afraid to be different, then check out this one. I can see this movie being part of any family's movie collection. The actors are all very young and innocent. It is a movie that everyone can enjoy, it has good effects, good songs and lots of comedy. You can also find this movie on DVD or VHS if you are looking for a good movie to watch with your kids. You do not have to be a huge fan of the actors or the movie to enjoy it. A nice young adult movie that will appeal to anyone.

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Mark

The great John Grisham's book based on the real life events of the scandalous "Willie Horton" rape case is the most famous of all the cases in America's history. It was certainly the most famous among the American "victims" of sexual assault during the 1970s. The book is so influential that almost every American household had one of the three Christmas cards to hand to their children every year as a Christmas gift. The movie, while not based on the book, certainly has some of the same elements of Grisham's writing. It is clear, however, that the movie is very different from the book. The main character is played by Jon Voight. In the book, Willie was a slob who had never cared about his appearance and his relationships with women. In the movie, he is a a full-blown villain and one of the most vicious rapists in the history of America. Voight is terrific in the role of a clueless hero. Even though he has to fake his life, the fact that he is fully capable of doing anything to his victims, makes him one of the most sympathetic villains in American history. Rene Zellweger plays the love interest in the movie, and she is even worse than Voight. She is obsessed with Voight, and uses him as a tool to have her way with her boyfriend. The movie is excellent, however, in portraying the joy and innocence of the early 1970s in America. There is a wonderful portrayal of the innocence of the pre-teen era. The teen movies of the 1970s and 1980s were much more realistic and realistic than the stories in the media. If the movie was a few years older, and had a great deal of realism, it would have been a perfect movie.

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Marie

This movie would have worked better as a 2 part mini-series with guest star Ving Rhames as the Rama. I'll give it a 7 for a well done movie with an excellent supporting cast. If it were on the Sci Fi channel, it would probably get an 8, but I'm not so sure.

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Keith Y.

It seems that "The Game" was released on DVD early in 1999, after it was originally released on video in 1998. The current record for most weeks a film has been in production is 30 weeks. Most of this time has been spent on special effects, costume and set design. We get some of the better known stars, such as Gene Hackman, as the proprietor of the Mafia restaurant, Bobby DeNiro as the boss of the Mafia, and in the title role of Michael Corleone, Vince Vaughn, as the father of Michael, and Leonardo DiCaprio as the boss of the Mafia. As we watch the movie, we find out a little bit more about the various Mafia families in the film. They are portrayed as sophisticated people, with a respect for family and tradition. Michael is depicted as having the heart of a child, and Michael's mother is a pacifist, and his father is portrayed as having a love for the beautiful women in his life. Michael is a fighter who has been taught to use his body for protection. One of the highlights of the film is a chess game between Michael and Bobby, as well as between Michael and his mother. This movie shows a wide range of personalities, all of which are of an equal or higher status than the average citizen. It is very impressive how this film was able to portray the Mafia as being in a much better state of health and education than most movies we have seen. We are shown how they view their lives as normal, and how they have very little respect for the legal system, and how they view the citizens of New York as being completely stupid. This film is interesting in showing the differences between the Mafia and the general population. The two groups have different views of life, but are also alike. The contrast in attitude between the two groups is apparent throughout the film, especially when Michael is in danger of losing his family. The film seems to leave out most of the legal aspects of the Mafia. The movie seems to try to tell the story of the Mafia without any legal issues, which would have made the movie much better. This is a great movie to watch, especially if you enjoy watching films of this type.

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Dylan

I enjoyed this film. It did not hold back on information, the story was quite intriguing, the acting was quite good. The ending was a bit of a letdown for me, it was too fast and abrupt, but still good.

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Samantha Mason

I just saw this movie, and as a TV junkie, I was curious as to how the show would have been presented on the big screen. This movie does a great job of presenting the series in a cohesive way. If you were a fan of the show, this is the film for you. But if you are not a fan of the show, this is probably not the movie for you. I would say it is better to be an avid fan of the series than to not be a fan of the series. I love the movie, but I am disappointed that there was no movie adaptation of the series. I am glad that it was able to provide a loving tribute to the series. I enjoyed the series, but I enjoyed the movie better. I would recommend this movie to anyone who wants to see the series, or just want to see a really good movie.

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Scott

I have not seen the original except the Canadian version but I had been told that this movie would be better. It was. It is a love story. Everyone gets their moment and you forget that there is a whole plot in this film. There are lots of references to other movies and it is not difficult to follow it. There are a few funny parts and I love it when everyone plays the game at the same time. I don't know how to explain it. If you like romantic movies with a good plot, go see this movie. It is worth the money. I give it a 9 out of 10.

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Margaret Schultz

What a great movie. I am not a big football fan but this movie is just great. This movie is not for the fans but the fans should definitely see it. It is really about the whole world of football. It really shows how they are made. You should watch this movie with a really good group of people. This movie is really good.

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Marie Greene

The real reason to watch this movie is for the performance of the whole cast. There were some good performances, but in the end I don't really liked the movie very much. There was a lot of controversy about the movie and I think it was a good move for them to make this movie instead of another boxing movie. I think the point of the movie was to show how you should play the game instead of the other way around. I was bored for most of the movie and the movie did not really provide me any surprises.

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Christopher Crawford

The purpose of a film like The Greatest Game Ever Played is to not just give the audience an inside look at the game, but also make them see the culture that was, and was not, true to its history. As I said, this film does a very good job of showing us the game, but it does a much better job of telling the story. What makes this film so special is that it is the first film to show the true story of the sport of baseball, and does so in a way that is both informative and entertaining. The performances are great, as is the entire cast. I really do not want to go into the details of the film because I feel that that would be a disservice to all the fans who are going to see this film. I am excited for this film, but I am also sad that it is the last one to be made, as the story of the game will not be told in a way that has the same impact on all who see it. The Best Game Ever Played will be missed, but not forgotten. I will go see it again on opening night, and hope to see it again on opening weekend.

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Andrea Cunningham

Overall, this film is a nice trip down memory lane. I loved how the story, where from, what would you do, what would you say. This movie shows that the choices you make in life are a matter of both good and bad. The acting is top notch, it was great to see this movie and be able to get some good laughs out of it. It was funny and really gave you a look into the inner workings of the power brokers of the industry. You could feel the frustration of the people, and see it in their eyes. It's a well acted film, and has a little bit of everything. There are some very funny moments, and some extremely touching moments. The writing is great, and the directing is great. I don't know if this movie will have a sequel, but it's definitely worth a watch.

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Bobby Ward

This movie is the story of the first season of "The Bachelor", a reality TV show about men who want to marry a woman. So many problems are highlighted, and so much attention is put into the women in the show, and yet there is a completely unjust neglect of the men in the show. This movie is not a documentary, not even a biopic, it is more like a documentary of how a couple interacts with each other. It is very slow at times, and the romanticism is forced and exaggerated, but it is definitely a documentary that will give you some good things. It is interesting to see how the reality show is not necessarily bad, but how it is distorted and made by men. However, the performances are not amazing, some of the characters are so fake and empty, that I am not sure what they are doing there. But they do the job well. Overall, I liked the movie, but it does not get the points it deserves. It could be better, and it should have been. I recommend this movie to people who want to see a biopic about how reality TV shows affect the couples. It is not a good movie, but it is a good documentary about how reality shows affect couples.