Gridiron Gang Synopsis
A counselor at a juvenile detention center turns a group of young criminals into a football team.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The movie's inevitabilities (the humiliating loss, the ebb and flow of camaraderie, the triumphant finale) have deep resonance.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Gridiron Gang gives you a lot more to think about during the ride home.
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75

Premiere

Can he (Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson ) act? Surprisingly, for the most part, the answer is yes, and the film is a success for it.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Great message, so-so movie.
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63

USA Today

By Staff [Not Credited]
The best thing about Gridiron Gang is the performance of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. He is engaging, affable and wholly believable as a...
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
As sports movies go, Gridiron Gang isn't bad, just not top-line material.
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50

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Gridiron Gang is not imaginative, but neither is it painful to watch.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By James Greenberg
Great material, but the film never catches fire.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Parades itself as an ''honest'' message movie, a call for troubled kids to choose life over street nihilism, but the picture is so earnest...
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The Rock commits himself admirably to this trite tale, but by the end, even his enormous shoulders buckle under the weight of so many...
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such a good movie

By MrsMarvin
loved this movie def in my top 10! -- i would recommed this to any one-- especially if you love sports- but even if you don't like sports it will def. keep you entertained-- also great story line...

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By Spencer27057
78 out of 100 An inspiring football thriller with "The Rock"....

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A MUST SEE

By poohbear
This movie is a must see. It has everything that you could want in a movie. It is a heartfelt movie that just makes you want to laugh, cry, and get mad all at once. I really enjoyed this movie and so...

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Rated PG-13 | For startling scenes of violence, mature thematic material and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Inspiring sports action with The Rock. Teens OK.
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