A Season on the Brink
Want to See
Not Interested
Rate it ½ star
Rate it 1 star
Rate it 1½ stars
Rate it 2 stars
Rate it 2½ stars
Rate it 3 stars
Rate it 3½ stars
Rate it 4 stars
Rate it 4½ stars
Rate it 5 stars
A Season on the Brink
One of the most unabashedly profane (albeit honest) TV movies ever produced for "basic" cable, A Season on the Brink is based on John Feinstein's book about the 1985-1986 Indiana Hoosiers' basketball season. Brian Dennehy heads the cast as the controversial, combative, chair-tossing Hoosiers coach Bobby Knight, whose motto is "The only two words you need to know to play basketball at Indiana: Yes, Sir!" Driving his players mercilessly, and making verbal mincemeat of fans and reporters alike, Knight isn't interested in winning any popularity contests -- he is… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Feinstein's source book provides sufficient detail to humanize the controversial coach and explain his philosophy, but ESPN goes for the cheap shot instead and doesn't even reach the rim."
‑ John A. Nesbit, ToxicUniverse.com
More reviews for A Season on the Brink on Rotten Tomatoes