North Dallas Forty

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Muddled overall, but perceptive and brutally realistic, North Dallas Forty also benefits from strong performances by Nick Nolte and Charles Durning. Football fans will likely find it fascinating.



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Onetime Dallas Cowboy Peter Gent's tell-all novel about the big business of football is the source for Ted Kotcheff's film, which explores the destructive world faced by NFL players both on and off the field.

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Nick Nolte
as Phil Elliott
Mac Davis
as Seth Maxwell
Charles Durning
as Coach Johnson
Dayle Haddon
as Charlotte Caulder
Bo Svenson
as Jo Bob Priddy
Steve Forrest
as Conrad Hunter
G.D. Spradlin
as B.A. Strothers
Marshall Colt
as Art Hartman
Guich Koock
as Eddie Rand
Deborah Benson
as Mrs. Hartman
Jim Boeke
as Stallings
Alan Autry
as Balford
Danny J. Bunz
as Tony Douglas
Rad Daly
as Conrad
Boyd Matson
as Sportscaster
John Matuszak
as O.W. Shaddock
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