The World's Greatest Athlete 1973

The World's Greatest Athlete

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Head coach Sam Archer (John Amos) and his right-hand man, Milo Jackson (Tim Conway), have been leading Merrivale College's track team to a succession of last-place finishes. A chance visit to Africa brings Sam and Milo the athlete of their dreams: an orphan wild-child named Nanu (Jan-Michael Vincent). The hapless coaches convince Nanu to leave his carefree life in the jungle for the cutthroat world of college athletics where, naturally, not all goes according to plan.

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Audience Reviews for The World's Greatest Athlete

  • Sep 21, 2011
    Great Disney live action movie from the 70's.
    Sean G Super Reviewer
  • Jul 06, 2009
    Remember loving this when I saw it as a kid. But the reason was because Jan-Michael Vincent was SO CUTE! I have to feeling that if I was to revisit this, that's the ONLY thing I would find good about it.
    Cindy I Super Reviewer
  • Jul 16, 2008
    Enjoyable Disney outing.
    Anthony V Super Reviewer

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