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Goal! The Dream Begins (2006 movie)

3 Ratings: 3.0
A movie directed by Danny Cannon

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Director: Danny Cannon
Genre: Drama
Release Date: May 12, 2006
MPAA Rating: PG
3 reviews about Goal! The Dream Begins (2006 movie)
review by . February 04, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
After a plethora of inspirational sports' movies, some of the masses may be getting tired. Inspirational, like many, but more tightly woven than most, `Goal! The Dream Begins' is a foot ahead of most sports' films. This time we're offered a different venue. Soccer may not be a convincing viewers' choice, but most jock movies since `Hoosiers' know how to tell a good story. This film excels at getting our attention, gives us believable dialogue that won't make most cynics cringe, and provides an underdog …
review by . November 07, 2006
There are many movies about sports, some very good, some really bad and this one falls into the very good category. "Goal!" is the typical sports movie about an exceptionally talented young amateur who is given a chance to shine among the professionals and win the heart of the girl he loves. However, "Goal!" works this premise and makes it fresh and entertaining. Director Danny Cannon had complete support by FIFA and Newcastle United and it shows, he has created some of the most realist and remarkable …
review by . September 26, 2006
Yes, this is another sports biography that offers a stage on which to play out the drama of the possibilities of dreams of the disenfranchised to become a reality. There are many, many films like this one and will doubtless be more: something there is about the 'team spirit' in the identity crisis of whether or not the poor (financially) new guy will be able to make the physical grade that draws large audiences. It is a formula and it often works despite weak structure and production values.     …
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