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Still shot from the movie: The Comebacks.

The Comebacks

Lambeau Fields (David Koechner) is as dysfunctional as the college football team he has been asked to coach. Nevertheless, as he and his players strive for the championships with unaccustomed determination, they learn a thing or two about themselves--and spoof some of the best inspirational sports movies ever made. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: D
Violence: C
Sexual Content: C-
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 84
Theater Release: 18 Oct 2007
Video Release: 28 Jan 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

What elements are necessary to pull off a successful parody? What is the difference between a genuine spoof and the simple rehashing of a scene?

What is the shelf life of a teen-oriented movie? How might this contribute to the regular reuse of materiel/ideas that this particular genre frequently suffers from?

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