Brian's Song
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Acclaimed as one of the best made-for-television films ever, this moving drama tells the true story of Chicago Bears football player Brian Piccolo (James Caan) and his close friendship with star running-back Gale Sayers (Billy Dee Williams). When Piccolo is diagnosed with terminal cancer, Sayers rallies his teammates to provide support for his friend.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Made-for-TV eyewash for disheartened Bears fans to drown their sorrows in."
‑ Pat Graham, Chicago Reader
"It remains the best example of the most different of men competing fairly and getting along peacefully ever filmed."
‑ Brad Laidman, Film Threat
"Weepy story of interracial pro football teammates."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"The film's emotions are obvious and blunt, but they get the job done."
‑ Douglas Pratt, DVDLaser
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