The Longest Yard

feature film, USA, 1974

DIRECTED BY: Robert Aldrich

The Longest Yard

Burt Reynolds (Paul Crewe),
Eddie Albert (nadzornik Hazen),
Ed Lauter (kapetan Knauer),
Michael Conrad (Nate Scarboro),
Richard Kiel (Samson)

Tracy Keenan Wynn

Joseph F. Biroc

Paul Crewe is a football player who ends up in prison after he steals his rich girlfriend’s car, crashes it and assaults the police. The jail warden adores American football and persuades Paul to put together a team consisting of prisoners. Considering the fact that other prisoners do not respect Paul, this task becomes a challenge for him. Soon he manages to put together the team made up from notorious criminals and murderers…

color, 35 mm, 121 min