The Game of Their Lives

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The Game of Their Lives ★ 2005 (PG)

Bland account of the United States' longshot 1950 soccer team—a hodgepodge of players haphazardly rounded up—that jolted a heavily superior English team in the first round of the World Cup in Brazil. Weak script that, while it scores on facts, gives the cast of mostly cookie-cut pretty boys very little to get fired up about. 101m/C DVD . US Gerard Butler, Wes Bentley, Jay Rodan, Gavin Rossdale, Costas Mandylor, Louis Mandylor, Zachery Ty Bryan, Patrick Stewart, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Terry Kinney, John Rhys-Davies, Marilyn Dodds Frank, Richard Jenik, Bill Smitrovich; D: David Anspaugh; W: Angelo Pizzo; C: Johnny E. Jensen; M: William Ross.