A Shot at Glory
A Shot at Glory (2001)

Seasoned goalkeeper-turned-coach Gordon McLeod makes a pact with best friend and fellow coach Martin Smith to turn down offers from a prestigious premier club. When Martin rescinds his promise and accepts an enticing contract, the betrayed… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: June 8, 2001
DVD Release Date: November 19, 2002
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

Pretty good little movie.

Philip Wuntch
Dallas Morning News

Offers a guilt-free trip into feel-good territory.

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Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card

Duvall is strong as always.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Not as distinctive or even as humorous as its needs to be to stand out, but it has clearly been made with affection and care.

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Dragan Antulov
Draxblog Movie Reviews

more like a standard Hollywood product than celebration of Beautiful Game

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Cherryl Dawson and Leigh Ann Palone

A sports movie with action that's exciting on the field and a story you care about off it.

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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

The movie exists for its soccer action and its fine acting.

Scott Weinberg

In other words, it's just another sports drama/character study. Yet this one makes up for in heart what it lacks in outright newness. Plus, like I already mentioned...it's Robert Duvall! C'mon!

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Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

Despite some charm and heart, this quirky soccer import is forgettable

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