USA, 1986, 115 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Drama, Sports
35mm presentation - Hoosiers tells the true story of a group of underdogs who become champions. Set in the 1950s, Hoosiers is about a hard-luck, unemployed college basketball coach (Gene Hackman) who gets a chance to coach a small-town Indiana high-school basketball team. Facing resentment from the community and the team itself, Hackman manages to inspire his young athletes, leading them to the state championship with the help of the assistant coach (Dennis Hopper), who happens to be a recovering alcoholic.
DIRECTOR: David Anspaugh
Principal Cast: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper
US Distributor: MGM