Director David Anspaugh and screenwriter Angelo Pizzo, who first collaborated on Hoosiers (1986), reunited seven years later for this similarly well-crafted piece of middle-American uplift. Sean Astin stars as Rudy Ruettiger, a lower-middle-class kid from Joliet who overcame a lackluster high school career and unimposing physical stature to play football for Notre Dame in the mid-70s. In contrast to the earlier film (and its numerous clones) there's no last-minute victory against impossible odds, and the iron-willed hero eventually has to accept himself as God made him, which makes this a pretty unusual sports movie—for once it really does matter most how you play the game. With Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty, and Charles Dutton.
Sorry there are no upcoming showtimes for Rudy