Sep 16, 6:30pm
Semi-Tough (Michael Ritchie, 1977):
Reynolds and Kris Kristofferson star in this send-up of the self-improvement “human potential movement” set in the world of professional football, adapted from Dan Jenkins’s 1972 novel by veteran screenwriter Walter Bernstein.
The Longest Yard (Robert Aldrich, 1974):
Sentenced to one year in a Florida State Prison for drunk driving, former NFL star Crewe (Reynolds) is blackmailed by the warden (Eddie Albert) to help train the guards’ football team for an upcoming semi-professional championship.