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Invincible (2006)

2 Ratings: 2.0
A movie directed by Ericson Core

Walt Disney Pictures scored a surprise box-office hit withInvincible, and the movie deserved its good reviews as a fine example of how above-average writing, direction, and casting can turn formulaic material into something special. And make no mistake, … see full wiki

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Director: Ericson Core
2 reviews about Invincible (2006)
review by . January 22, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
INVINCIBLE is a movie about the NFL Philadelphia Eagles' legendary Vince Papale (portrayed by Mark Wahlberg). The U.S. was in the grip of a major recession that was hitting the factories of Philadelphia especially hard. Times were tough and for many people in the area, the Eagles were the only thing they had to look forward to. Except, for several years, the Eagles had been nothing but one big disappointment. To change things around, a new coach from UCLA was hired, Dick Vermeil (Greg Kinnear). …
review by . December 27, 2006
INVINCIBLE, though the title of this very Walt Disney/Hallmark Card docudrama, is a term that could be applied to the plethora of movies built on the stories of down and outers who pull themselves up by the bootstrings due to their success in sports. Brad Gann is responsible for the script of the life of Vince Papale, a 30ish out of work substitute teacher, deserted husband, depressed South Philly member of a gang of friends who pass the time while jobless playing football in the muddy vacant lots …
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