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Gridiron Gang Reviews

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September 15, 2006
... an extremely inefficient film, wasting time -- the movie's and ours.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
September 16, 2006
...no great shakes, but it's professionally realized and makes good use of the talent at hand.
Read More | Original Score: 80/100
September 14, 2006
"Gridiron Gang" is all formula, but it's tough to blame the film for sticking with a game plan that works.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 15, 2006
This lazy and episodic tacking (pep talk, game, pep talk, game) aggravated me because it sabotages the film's social relevance and honest-to-goodness cinematic uplift.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 12, 2006
A corny and unbelievable 'based on a true story' drama with a canned Trevor Rabin score that could have been programmed in by computer.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
September 18, 2006
Well intentioned, but way too corny, way too over the top...
September 12, 2006
Were it not already taken, Angels with Dirty Faces might have been an apt alternative title for this TRUE STORY.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 17, 2007
It's unfortunate that what was undoubtedly an inspirational story could end up onscreen as such a been-there done-that hack job.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
September 15, 2006
This is the type of film that has nothing wrong with it, really, but that doesn't have anything particularly right with it either.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
September 14, 2006
Gang only gels as a drama because of Johnson's dedication to making Porter a human being first, and an "Inspiratron 3000" movie formula robot second.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
September 15, 2006
Some movies present their whole story in a two-minute trailer, but Gridiron Gang says it all in its poster ...
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
April 25, 2009
Dwayne Johnson pushes his emotionally charged performance so hard that you think he might pop a blood vessel.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
November 20, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
August 24, 2006
What was The Rock thinking? Stop coaching and start doing. Give the man something to hit.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
September 14, 2006
... utterly predictable ...
Read More | Original Score: C
September 15, 2006
Joanou rushes through the material, attempting to do justice to too many characters and juggle too many subplots to really explore any of them.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 14, 2006
Imagine a movie comprised of inspirational clichés and absolutely nothing else.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
September 20, 2006
Bad News Bangers
September 14, 2006
The film has nowhere near as many well-developed characters as it has street, prison yard and on-field brawls.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
September 20, 2006
No sappy sports cliche or trite inspirational slogan is ignored.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
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