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Necessary Roughness (1991)

PG-13
108 min | Comedy, Sport

Due to NCAA sanctions, the Texas State University Fightin' Armadillos must form a football team from their actual student body, with no scholarships to help, to play their football schedule. With fewer players than most teams, the ...See moreDue to NCAA sanctions, the Texas State University Fightin' Armadillos must form a football team from their actual student body, with no scholarships to help, to play their football schedule. With fewer players than most teams, the makeshift team must overcome obstacles that the best teams in the country couldn't deal with. Using a thirty-four-year-old quarterback, a female placekicker, and a gang of misfits, Ed "Straight Arrow" Genero must take his team to play the number one Texas Colts. Written by Kevin See less
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Sep 27, 1991 (United States)

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Scott Bakula
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Hector Elizondo
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Robert Loggia
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Harley Jane Kozak
Dr. Suzanne Carter Dr. Suzanne Carter   See fewer
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Andre Krimm Andre Krimm   See fewer
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Fred Dalton Thompson
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Rob Schneider
Chuck Neiderman Chuck Neiderman   See fewer
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Jason Bateman
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Andrew Bryniarski
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Duane Davis
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Michael Dolan
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Marcus Giamatti
Sargie 'Fumblina' Wilkinson Sargie 'Fumblina' Wilkinson   See fewer
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Kathy Ireland
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Drew Kahn
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Roger Craig
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6.1 / 10 | 9,073 votes