My All American

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My All American
My All American
  • PG
  • 1h 58m
  • 2015
Rotten32%
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From the writer of HOOSIERS and RUDY, MY ALL AMERICAN tells the true story of Freddie Steinmark. Although deemed too small as an athlete, Freddie (Finn Wittrock) dreams of playing football and brings a fight to the game that is noticed by legendary coach Darrell Royal (Aaron Eckhart), leading to a scholarship to play college football. With dedication and grueling practices, a victorious season is within reach, but Freddie then receives a shocking diagnosis and discovers what it truly means to have the heart of a champion.
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Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Rotten32%
Critics Consensus: My All American has a genuinely moving real-life story to tell, but writer-director Angelo Pizzo fumbles it into manipulative, melodramatic tearjerker territory.
Reviews
Chicago Sun-Times
Bill Zwecker
Fresh

Don't get me wrong; this film accurately shares a wonderful guy's all-too-short life with us. I on...

June 25, 2017
RogerEbert.com
Nick Allen
Rotten

For those looking for a sports film of basic quality and genuine narrative, "My All American" is d...

June 25, 2017
New York Post
Sara Stewart
Rotten

"My All American" would have done better to dig deeper in its portrayal of a man who set such a hi...

June 25, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Heartfelt (if bland) football biopic is great for game fans.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that My All American is a sentimental biographical drama about the late, beloved University of Texas football player Freddie Steinmark (Finn Wittrock), whom most considered too small for the sport -- except for Longhorns legend Coach Darrell Royal (Aaron Eckhart). The movie follows Freddie as he goes from determined Pee-Wee player to standout high school star and finally as a Longhorn who played even when he was in unimaginable pain. A story of confidence, faith, and an enduring love of football, the movie does contain a few uses of strong language ("bulls--t," "damn," "ass"), as well as several scenes of kissing and one in which a player moons the field (but nothing more graphic than that). In addition to gridiron action, a fight breaks out at a war protest.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:November 13, 2015
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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