Knute Rockne---All American
Knute Rockne---All American (1940)

The Knute Rockne legend is largely founded on this Lloyd Bacon biography, in which Pat O'Brien stars as the sainted Notre Dame football coach. In his most famous role, Ronald Reagan plays star quarterback George Gipp, who utters the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1940
DVD Release Date: August 15, 2006
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Bosley Crowther
New York Times

As a memorial to a fine and inspiring molder of character in young men, this picture ranks high.

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TV Guide

Corn doesn't grow any higher than this male bonding tribute to testosterone.

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Entertainment Weekly

Perhaps Ronald Reagan's greatest talent was his ability to float to the top.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

The corny and sentimental, but it set the bar for all future sports pictures.

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Variety Staff

Carries both inspirational and dramatic appeal on a wide scale.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It set the way for how the Hollywood sports biography was to be subsequently made.

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cody franklin
The one genre from the 30's and 40's that suffers the most is easily the biopic. There are some great ones from this era, but most of them are the… More