Burt Reynolds’ The Longest Yard is one of my favorite movies, and Mean Machine is almost as good. This British soccer version, starring former EPL player Vinnie Jones, stays pretty close to the original story. The entire supporting cast put in solid performances, and the film is well-edited by Eddie Hamilton (Kick-Ass and X-Men 1st Class). What’s surprising is why this first feature film starring role did not do more for Vinnie’s career as a leading man.
As in “The Longest Yard,” memorable for its authentic football action, most of the second half of “Mean Machine” is taken up by the climactic game, which was filmed at the end of the 45 ...
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The Longest Yard: Directed by Peter Segal. With Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Burt Reynolds, Nelly. Prison inmates form a football team to challenge the prison guards.
The Longest Yard is a 2005 American sports comedy film directed by Peter Segal and written by Sheldon Turner.A remake of 1974's The Longest Yard, it stars Adam Sandler as a washed-up former professional quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers who, in exchange for reduced prison sentence, is forced to assemble a football team to play against the guards.
Keeper Breaks World Record For Longest Goal Ever Scored With 105-Yard Belter Reuters January 21, 2021 Newport County’s Tom King scored off a goal kick that travelled 105 yards.
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Begovic’s goal had measured 91.9 meters (100.50 yards) and King’s goal measured 96.01 meters (105 yards), meaning it’s the first goal kick to result in a goal. It’s possible for this ...
The Longest Yard (2005), starring Adam Sandler as Crewe and featuring Burt Reynolds in a supporting role (that of retired player Nate Scarborough). Captain Masr, which translates to Egypt's Captain (2015 film), starring Mohamed Iman, taking place in Egypt and again changing the sport to soccer.
The Longest Goals In Football History #1 - Tom King (105 yards, Guinness World Record for longest goal) #2 – Asmir Begović (100.5 yards) #3 – Matías Dituro (est. 95-100 yards)