- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 47 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: May 8, 2001
- Originally Released: 1977
- Label: MGM (Video & DVD)
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Digital Mono - English
- Dolby Digital Mono - French
- Dolby Digital Mono - Spanish
- Additional Release Material:
- Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
Performers, Cast and Crew:
New York Times - 11/19/1977
"...[Clayburgh is] charming....Vulgar in intelligent ways and almost always amusing in its perceptions..."
SEMI-TOUGH is an easygoing satire about two football stars who contend for the same woman, who just happens to be the coach's daughter. The film contains numerous parodies of the self-improvement craze of the 1970s.
Essential Cinema |
Football Players |
- Theatrical Release: November 18, 1977.
- Shot on location in Green Bay, Wisconsin; Dallas, Texas; and Miami, Florida.
- In 1980, SEMI-TOUGH was made into a short-lived TV series. David Hasselhoff played Kris Kristofferson's character, Shake Tiller, in the show.