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Possums ★½ 1999 (PG)

Beatup small town can't endure the local high school football team's quartercentury of losing seasons and pulls the plug on the pathetic Possums. But their announcer, Will (Davis), breathes new life into the downtrodden fans by calling fictional wins. It's all highfives until the real champs want to square off and Will has to assemble a firstrate squad. 97m/C VHS, DVD . Mac Davis, Cynthia Sikes, Greg Coolidge, Andrew Prine, Dennis Burkley, Monica Creel, Jay Underwood, Clive Revill; D: J. Max Burnett; W: J. Max Burnett; C: Christopher Duskin; M: Justin Caine Burnett. VIDEO