Nick Nolte plays a collegebasketball coach who is so desperate to return to his glory days that hebreaks the rules by giving his newest recruits Shaquille O'Neal, AnferneeHardaway, and Matt Nover basically anything they and their families want. He already has the football team on the payroll, and seems driven to corrupt the basketball team as well. I will say this, Nick Nolte really embodies the uber-Bobby Knight character, and what happened to Matt Nover? Ed Ed O'Neill , a sportswriter, begins to suspect that Bell is paying his players and tried to uncover the scandal. Advertisement The movie is told almost entirely from Nolte's point of view, and he makes an immensely likable character right from the top, where he viciously chews out his losing team and stalks from the room - only to return, chew them out some more, and walk out again - only to come back a third time with afterthoughts. His team isn't winning and he cannot attract new players. To seethe struggle of a school and coach as they attempt to create a legitwinning team in an environment of corruption was interesting.
The down side isthat it doesn't go far enough in my mind and it doesn't offersolutions. Is there a national championship collegiate athletic program anywhere in the country that can truthfully say all of its recruiting was done entirely within the official guidelines? Western University hoops coach Pete Bell Nick Nolte , his sterling career troubled by three so-so seasons, is getting desperate to hold on to his job and his winning reputation. The stars of the future are secretly being paid by boosters. In the final version, this scene was edited out. Far from perfect, but still a very good movie. Pete Bell Nolte is the coach of the struggling Western University Dolphins and he must bring in some hot prospects, despite the fact that they are secretly being paid by the top colleges in the country.
» While the story was rather interesting, it seemed like it was too sensationalized for it own good. Reviewed by bob the moo Pete Bell is a college basketball coach. In one of those athletic bags. Some are good Hoosiers but most are mildly distracting atbest The air up there , few reach the heights of Hoop Dreams. Unfortunately, in a movie about basketball players, one cannot find 7-foot actors, which meant Shaq O'Neal was one of the few people who could fill the role.
I don't care for sports! Thelast 35 minutes of this film is brilliant. But, like The Program, this strident, unconvincing bit of movie muckraking uses our national sports mania to decoy us into sitting through a dreary lecture about ethics and moral corner-cutting. Disclaimer: SockShare is absolutely legal and contain only links to other sites on the Internet : dailymotion. I love how they took real playersand coaches and brought them into this film, it fits perfectly. The story is populated with familiar faces from the world of basketball, including Larry Bird as the coach's old friend, and former Las Vegas coach Jerry Tarkanian as the leader of a pack of hungry coaches competing for the best young prospects.
We follow Nolte on his recruiting trips, including one to Algiers, La. Ironically, both students are originally recruited by suburban basketball powerhouse St. Copyright © 2017 SockShare, All rights reserved. Neon doesn't even want a payoff, but eventually gets a new Lexus anyway. He also has a close friendship with the school's athletic director, played by former Celtics great Bob Cousy in a surprisingly on-target performance.
Western University has a big nationally televised game coming up versus Indiana, the 1 team in the country, coached by. We do not host or upload any video, films, media files avi, mov, flv, mpg, mpeg, divx, dvd rip, mp3, mp4, torrent, ipod, psp , SockShare is not responsible for the accuracy, compliance, copyright, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of other linked sites. Faced with losing three new recruits, Pete gives-in and sells-out to the underhanded and well-financed alumni. His next three films would also be released by Paramount. Overall this is one of my favourite basketball movies simply because ittells it like it is even if it does have it's weaknesses. The film ranked 6 on Complex Magazine's Best Basketball Movies list. Advertisement What Friedkin brings to the story is a tone that feels completely accurate; the movie is a morality play, told in the realistic, sometimes cynical terms of modern high-pressure college sports.
It's how they win it. This was actually the same court located on the property that Bird had purchased for his mother in the early 1980s that was used in a television commercial in 1984 starring Bird and. The movie shows Nolte struggling with his conscience and with an ex-wife whom he still loves, and who loves him enough to tutor Neon. Numerous parts are played by real basketball players and coaches, adding agreat bit of realism to the story. Pete Bell Nick Nolte is a college basketball coach who has to improve his team's standing -- by any means necessary.
Blue Chips is a 1994 sports film surrounding college basketball players. It was Friedkin's first film for since 1977's , the production of which had strained his relationship with the studio for years. With sportswriter Ed suspecting a scandal, Pete continues to be contaminated by selfish demands from the players and a dirty association with the booster. Synopsis A college basketball coach is forced to break the rules in order to get the players he needs to stay competitive. This practice is forbidden in the college game, but Pete is desperate and has pressures from all around. Pete is disgusted at what he and his program have become. That was the central conflict facing head coach Pete Bell of the fictional Western University Dolphins, played brilliantly by.