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Invincible

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Invincible: Ron Phillips

Invincible (Movie - 2006)

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
108 minutes
Wide Release Date:
08/25/06
performer:
Greg Kinnear, Mark Wahlberg, Elizabeth Banks, Michael Rispoli
director:
Ericson Core
distributor:
Buena Vista Pictures, Walt Disney Pictures
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B+

Here’s an inspirational sports story for you armchair quarterbacks out there, dreaming of gridiron glory from behind your bags of Doritos: Mark Wahlberg takes on the role of real-life zero-to-hero Vince Papale, a substitute teacher and part-time bartender who was plucked out of obscurity at an open tryout for the Philadelphia Eagles and won a spot on the team in 1976 as a wide receiver. ”People thought it was a joke, a publicity stunt,” says Wahlberg. ”This guy had never played college football a day in his life. He was just a f—ing amazing athlete, and he became the heart and soul of the team.”