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Paper Lion (1968)

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107 min | Comedy, Sport

Sportswriter George Plimpton poses as a rookie quarterback for the Detroit Lions for a "Sports Illustrated" article.
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Updated Oct 14, 1968

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Oct 14, 1968 (United States)

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Alan Alda
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Joe Schmidt
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Roger Brown
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6.3 / 10 | 902 votes