login

Movie Ratings, Family Movie Reviews & More!

Still shot from the movie: Hoosiers.

Hoosiers

When Norman Dale (Gene Hackman) is offered a position coaching an undisciplined group of basketball players in a small Indiana high school, he can't say no. Considering his spotty past, he'd be a fool to turn down the opportunity. Get the movie review and more. »

0

Overall: B+
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 114
Theater Release: 13 Nov 1986
Video Release: 05 Jun 2012
MPAA Rating: PG
See Canadian Ratings
How We Determine Our Grades

An orphan finds a mysterious pair of sneakers that make him a superstar on the court in Like Mike. In the movie, The Basket, a schoolteacher introduces opera and the newly invented game of basketball as a way to build unity among his students. Hoop Dreams is a documentary about two inner-city kids from Chicago who want to play in the NBA.

Home Video Extra Features

Blu-ray Notes: Hoosiers

Release Date: June 5, 2012

Hoosiers releases on Blu-ray with the following bonus extras:

- Hoosier History: The Truth Behind the Legend

- Deleted Scenes

- Original 1954 Indiana High School Championship Game

- Commentary by Director David Anspaugh

Hoosiers releases to DVD on April 6, 2010.

A 2-Disc DVD release of Hoosiers allows fans to enjoy some overtime with this film. Bonus shots include deleted scenes, additional footage (Milan v. Muncie 1954 Indiana High School Championship Game), audio commentary with director David Anspaugh and writer Angelo Pizzo, a documentary (Hoosier History: The Truth Behind the Legend), the theatrical trailer and a photo gallery. Audio tracks are in Dolby Digital 5.1 (English) and Mono (French and Spanish).

Join the Conversation

About the Reviewer: Kerry Bennett