Varsity Blues R

It takes a hero to know what's worth winning.
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 46 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: January 8, 2013
  • Originally Released: 1998
  • Label: Paramount Catalog
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Closed-Caption
    • Commentary With Director Brian Robbins And Producers Tova Laiter And Mike Tollin
    • Football Is A Way Of Life: The Making Of Varsity Blues
    • Two-A-Days The Ellis Way
    • QB Game Analysis
    • Billy Bob With No Bacon
    • Theatrical Trailer
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French, Spanish
    • Subtitles - English, French, Spanish

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring &
Performer: , , , &
Directed by
Edited by
Screenwriting by
Composition by
Produced by , &
Director of Photography:
Executive Production by

Entertainment Reviews:

Rotten41%

TOMATOMETER
Total Count: 54

Upright76%

AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 122,800
Rating: 3/5 -- A serviceable 1990s teen flick.
Arizona Daily Star
Aug 2, 2002
Rating: 3/4 -- Van Der Beek and Voight weigh in with convincing performances .
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
Aug 16, 2002
Rating: 3/5 -- A paint-by-numbers story that offers no surprises and a hero and villain etched in white and black with few shades of gray.
New York Times
Jan 1, 2000
Rating: B -- Slickly enjoyable! Full Review
Entertainment Weekly
Jan 1, 2000
Rating: 2.5/4 -- Although the film takes a worthwhile detour or two, it ultimately finds its way back to the well-worn track of its genre. Full Review
ReelViews
Jan 1, 2000
Depicts just how difficult it is to stay true to yourself and your dreams when the call of celebrity comes knocking at your door. Full Review
Spirituality and Practice
Mar 3, 2002
...someone could make a very interesting, nuanced film about the exalted place that high school football holds in some parts of Texas... this isn't that film.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Jan 29, 2005

Product Description:

Jon "Mox" Moxon (James Van Der Beek, TV's DAWSON'S CREEK) is the second string quarterback of the Coyotes of West Canaan, Texas. When the star quarterback (Paul Walker) suffers a knee injury just as the team is about to win their 23rd championship in 30 years, Mox is in the hot seat. Mox, however, is more interested in getting accepted to Brown, a view which is at odds with that of the pigskin-crazy town as well as that of militaristic Coach Kilmer (Jon Voight). But when Mox becomes a town hero for his football prowess, will his sights be swayed from his academic pursuits' This surprise hit from MTV Pictures was directed by Brian Robbins (HARDBALL).

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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 64,808
  • UPC: 883929304615
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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