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The Replacements


The 1987 National Football League players' strike inspired this sports-themed comedy. The Washington Sentinels are one of the strongest teams in pro football -- until contract negotiations break down and the Sentinels go on strike. Determined to play the team's schedule, owner Edward O'Neil ([[Performer~P74681~Jack Warden~jackwarden]]) recruits a ragtag band of scab players, to be headed up and whipped into shape by the retired veteran coach Jimmy McGinty ([[Performer~P29486~Gene Hackman~genehackman...more

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30 out of 100 Metascore®

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Iffy for 13+

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