The Replacements

Genre:  Comedy, Drama
Running Time:  118 min.
Release Date: August 11, 2000

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Cast: Orlando Jones, Gene Hackman, Jon Favreau, Keanu Reeves, Rhys Ifans, Brooke Langton


Based on the 1987 NFL strike that led to the teams recruiting players from various sources (ex-college, ex-pro, minor leagues, etc.), this comedy stars Keanu Reeves as the scab quarterback of the Washington Sentinels, a football team coached by Gene Hackman and owned by Jack Warden.

Director: Howard Deutch
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Producer(s): Dylan Sellers
Screenplay: Mark Steven Johnson, Vince McKewin
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