Any Given Sunday (R)

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synopsis

Although professional football provides the action-packed backdrop of Any Given Sunday, the film takes a simultaneously epic and intimate look at the men and women who comprise the milieu of the film, from the modern-day gladiators of the gridiron, their coaches and often beleaguered families, to the moneyed team owners and business concerns who attempt to control the game as big business, to the hungry sports media, and hangers-on trying to get a taste of the glamour.

details

Drama
2 hr. 45 min.
Opened December 22nd, 1999

director

Oliver Stone

writer

John Logan

MovieGoer Review

Oliver Stone's ambitious "Any Given Sunday" attempts to be two things at once: a detailed expose on the corporate mentality of modern day pro football, and a traditional rah-rah sports flick. It's long-winded, epic in length, and given to t... MORE

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synopsis

Although professional football provides the action-packed backdrop of Any Given Sunday, the film takes a simultaneously epic and intimate look at the men and women who comprise the milieu of the film, from the modern-day gladiators of the gridiron, their coaches and often beleaguered families, to the moneyed team owners and business concerns who attempt to control the game as big business, to the hungry sports media, and hangers-on trying to get a taste of the glamour.

details

Drama
2 hr. 45 min.
Opened December 22nd, 1999

director

Oliver Stone

writer

John Logan

MovieGoer Review

Oliver Stone's ambitious "Any Given Sunday" attempts to be two things at once: a detailed expose on the corporate mentality of modern day pro football, and a traditional rah-rah sports flick. It's long-winded, epic in length, and given to t... MORE