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Brian’s Song

This remake of the 1971 film (also called Brian's Song) tells the real life story of football player Gale Sayers (Mekhi Phifer) and his unlikely friendship with his teammate Brian Piccolo (Sean Maher), in the days when racial integration wasn't very black and white. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: A-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 88
Theater Release: 02 Dec 2001
Video Release: 25 Jun 2002
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Brian’s Song is rated Not Rated:

Cast: Sean Maher, Mekhi Phifer, Paula Cale, Dean McDermott
Studio: 2001 Columbia Tristar

Detailed Review

SACRILEGE! HOW DARE THEY MESS with the football movie that made men cry? Such was my mindset when asked to review the remake of 1971's Emmy Award-winning Brian's Song. In… 
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Brian’s Song has much to say about rising up to meet life’s challenges. What… 
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