Best of Times

Directed By: Roger Spottiswoode Starring: Robin Williams

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The taft high football team gets a rematch with their arch rival, thirteen years later. Jack dundee wants the chance to redeem himself, not matter what it takes. His only solution is to play bakersfield again with the same team. But for the taft team, getting into shape could not be tougher.


Studio Lions Gate
SKU 40102767
UPC 031398700036
UPC 14 00031398700036
Format DVD
Release Date 9/23/2003
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Editors Note
Note In an attempt to see what his life would be like if he hadn't fumbled the ball during a critical game in high school, a former "could have been" athletic star arranges to play on the team once more -- in a game against the same rival.
Plot Summary
Summary In the glory days of high school, football star Jack Dundee blew the most important game of the year, when he fumbled and caused his team to lose to their fiercest rival. He has never recovered from this disaster -- in fact, Jack seems to live his life under a dark cloud from which he cannot escape.| Recently, things also haven't been going so well for Reno Hightower, the quarterback on Jack's former team. He just can't recapture the good times he had back then.| As if that weren't enough, both men hit a new low after their fed-up wives end their marriages. So what are they to do? Replay that bungled game, of course! That way, Jack can rid himself of the failure that haunts him, and Reno can become a hero once again.| Will taking to the football field really solve their problems? Or will they find themselves caught in an instant replay of the past?
Variety "...When [Williams] performs he's a winning clown..." 02/05/1986
Los Angeles Times "...THE BEST OF TIMES cannily plays it both ways: giving us a lip-smacking tale of all-American wish-fulfillment and a witty satire of its dangers..." 01/30/1986 p.C1
Roger Spottiswoode
Robin Williams
Cast & Crew
Pamela Reed - Star
Robin Williams - Star
Holly Palance - Star
Kurt Russell - Star
Roger Spottiswoode - Director
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1985
Catalog ID 7000 - D
UPC 00031398700036
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 105 minutes
Color Color
Original Language English
Available Subtitles English, French, Spanish
Available Audio Tracks English [CC], English
DVD, No Longer Produced
Product Attributes
Actor Williams,Robin
Label Trimark Home Entertainment
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD

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