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Possums

PG Released Jun 13, 1998 1h 37m Drama List
Reviews 69% Audience Score 50+ Ratings
The Nowata, Oklahoma, high school football team has not scored a touchdown in 13 years. Despite that, Will (Mac Davis) loves announcing the games on the radio. But the rest of the town is not so upbeat, and votes to dissolve the team in order to make room for a discount store. Undaunted, Will remains on the air, broadcasting accounts of imagined games that his beloved Possums actually win. The townsfolk come together when outsiders begin to take an interest in the team's fictional victories. Read More Read Less

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adam b Boring and predictable, you could do yourself a favor and just skip this one Rated 1.5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Audience Member It took me a while to finally start watching this but after several recommendations from my family and a lonely day at the house, I finally watched it and I couldn't have been more impressed. This film is incredibly sincere and heartwarming. Not much else I can say except that I strongly recommend this film Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/17/23 Full Review Audience Member As is to be expected in these sorts of movies, ridiculous premise is layered on top of ridiculous premise to reach its obvious and inevitable conclusion. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 01/25/23 Full Review Audience Member I would like to thank my Aunt for recommending this movie to me! Being the sports nut I am, this movie is just WAY COOL! It's like a high school football version of "Field of Dreams." My favorite line was probably "It's called testosterone my love". Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/16/23 Full Review Audience Member On a greater Hollywood scale, this movie wouldn't be anything more or less than another underdog sports movie, but because it was made from the independent trenches, it truly is an impressive effort. The storyline is kinda quirky at certain points, but the message is still loud and clear for anyone who needs to hear it Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/21/23 Full Review Audience Member I found this movie to be a diamond in the rough type, one that you don't hear about but grabs and pulls you in. It's so good! everyone should see it! Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/16/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis The Nowata, Oklahoma, high school football team has not scored a touchdown in 13 years. Despite that, Will (Mac Davis) loves announcing the games on the radio. But the rest of the town is not so upbeat, and votes to dissolve the team in order to make room for a discount store. Undaunted, Will remains on the air, broadcasting accounts of imagined games that his beloved Possums actually win. The townsfolk come together when outsiders begin to take an interest in the team's fictional victories.
Director
J. Max Burnett
Producer
Leanna Creel
Screenwriter
J. Max Burnett
Distributor
Monarch Films, HSX Films
Production Co
Ignite Entertainment, HSX Films, Kushner-Locke Company
Rating
PG
Genre
Drama
Original Language
English
Release Date (Theaters)
Jun 13, 1998, Original
Release Date (Streaming)
Feb 15, 2017
Runtime
1h 37m
Sound Mix
Dolby A