Hoosiers(Movie, 1986)

| 1h 54min | Genres: Drama, Kids & Family
HoosiersRating: 3.6/5 (with 181181 votes)
Hoosiers (released in some countries as Best Shot) is a 1986 American sports film written by Angelo Pizzo and directed by David Anspaugh in his feature directorial debut. It tells the story of a small-town Indiana high school basketball team that enters the state championship. It is loosely based on the story of the Milan High School team that participated in the 1954 state championship. Gene Hackman stars as Norman Dale, a new coach with a spotty past. The film co-stars Barbara Hershey and Dennis Hopper, whose role as the basketball-loving town drunk earned him an Oscar nomination. Jerry Goldsmith was also nominated for an Academy Award for his score. In 2001, Hoosiers was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant." ()
Movie poster of Hoosiers

Where to watch Hoosiers (cinema/streaming/download)?

"Hoosiers" is currently available on 1 providers. Hoosiers can be rented on Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).


Awards & Nominations for Hoosiers

National Film Registry Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for Best Original Score

About Hoosiers

High school basketball is king in small-town Indiana, and the 1954 Hickory Huskers are all hope and no talent. But their new coach -- abrasive, unlikable Norman Dale -- whips the team into shape ... while also inciting controversy.

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Trailer for Hoosiers + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Hoosiers (1986) Trailer(Trailer, 2:39)

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Indiana
Based on: "1954 Milan High School basketball team" (find it on Amazon)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 20 languages: Czech (CS), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Serbian (SR), Turkish (TR), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 11/14/1986
Director: David Anspaugh
Producer: Angelo Pizzo
Screenwriter: Angelo Pizzo
Director of Photography: Fred Murphy
Composer: Jerry Goldsmith
Performer: Jerry Goldsmith
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Hoosiers: más que ídolos"
"Best Shot"
Budget: 9,000,000 USD
Revenue: 28,607,524 USD (= 318%)

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