The Longest Yard
An imprisoned football player recruits a team of inmates to compete against the institution's guards.
Production Year: 2005
July 2, 2012 04:00 (KSA) ~ July 2, 2012 03:00 (CLT)
Adam Sandler depicts Paul 'Wrecking' Crewe, a disgraced professional football player accused of accepting bribes from a rival team. After a bout of drinking, Paul becomes enraged at his girlfriend, Lena (Courteney Cox) and takes her car on a disastrous joyride that lands him a three-year prison sentence.
The prison's guards quickly recruit Crewe to coach their football team, who face a tough opponent in the coming weeks. To sharpen their skills, Paul organizes a match between the correctional officers and a handpicked team of inmates. Intimidated, prison officials begin harassing members of his team, struggling to secure an unlikely victory.
The Longest Yard won a Teen Choice Award; it was nominated for two MTV Movie Awards and three People's Choice Awards. The picture netted $190 million at theaters worldwide, more than double its $82 million budget.
- Adam Sandler
- Burt Reynolds
- Chris Rock
- James Cromwell
- William Fichtner