As the media hails Beamen as the next model of quarterback, the newfound success feeds his growing narcissism and leads to tension with teammates and coaches. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. A surprisingly balanced film that merges Stone's hyperkinetic style with a character-centric narrative approach reminiscent of John Sayles and Robert Altman at their best, Sunday proves that powerful human drama and MTV visual pyrotechnics actually can coexist after all. This is the official podcast for the renowned Any Given Sunday Dynasty League! 0:00-0:37 Intro and Title Sequence 0:38-5:21 Justin Roger's Introduction and Roster Review It peaked at #28 on the Billboard 200 and #11 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. But if some studio executive came along and made Stone cut his movie down to two hours, I have the strangest feeling it wouldn't lose much of substance and might even play better. For each shot the crowd was asked to move around so that each section looked filled. Tom Sizemore also had a role in the film, but it too was cut. And I know if I am going to have any life anymore it is because, I am still willing to fight, and die for that inch because that is what LIVING is. Having ridden the bench for years because of a string of bad luck stories and perhaps insufficient character, Willie Beaman seizes what may be his last chance, and lights up the field with a raw display of athletic prowess. They are coached by thirty-year veteran Tony D'Amato (Al Pacino), who has fallen out of favor with young team owner Christina Pagniacci (Cameron Diaz) and offensive coordinator and D'Amato's expected successor Nick Crozier (Aaron Eckhart). Get a sneak peek of the new version of this page. Any Given Sunday is the soundtrack to the 1999 film of the same name.It was released on January 4, 2000, through Atlantic Records and consisted of a blend of hip hop, heavy metal, alternative rock, and R&B. [12], This article is about the film. The site’s consensus states: "Sometimes entertaining, but overall Any Given Sunday is a disappointment coming from Oliver Stone. [11], When released to home video on VHS and DVD, a new director's cut by Oliver Stone was used. A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider who takes the youth under his wing. During the next game, to D'Amato's chagrin, Beamen disregards the team's conservative offense and changes plays in the huddle. Search for "Any Given Sunday" on Amazon.com, Title: Any Given Sunday Film composer Richard Horowitz, who supplied the original score, published his complete music for the film on a promotional CD. Rooney and Pagniacci urge D'Amato to let Beamen finish the game, which after an argument he allows. Oliver Stone brings his unique style to the sports drama in his 1998 film Any Given Sunday. The AFFA apparently exists alongside the NFL, since the Miami Dolphins are mentioned. Huizenga was the intern doctor for the Los Angeles Raiders in their 1980s heyday, working under Dr. Robert T. Rosenfeld, who dismissed many players' injuries with the phrase, "You're okay, it's just a bruise." In actuality, the theatrical cut ran 162 minutes; 12 minutes were deleted for the director's cut, and six minutes of new footage were added. 7m. Beamen contemplates and amends his self-centered behavior. Given to me by my brother, on a mix tape, back in '99. The film wastes no time to get into the face of the action. Henry Rollins was offered a role as a football player but turned it down as he felt he did not have the size to make the portrayal believable. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. In the thirteenth game of the season, both starting quarterback Jack "Cap" Rooney (Dennis Quaid) and second-string quarterback Tyler Cherubini (Pat O'Hara) are injured and forced to leave the field. Due to the packaging listing "6 minutes of previously unseen footage" and a running time of 156 minutes, many assumed that the theatrical cut was 150 minutes, and that Stone had added six minutes of footage. Log in or register to post comments; You get so involved with the characters you laugh and cry with them, and as usual with a really good story you cant stop … The Sharks eventually lose the championship final known as Pantheon Cup to San Francisco. Any Given Sunday Soundtrack Music - Complete Song List | Tunefind A back-up quarterback is chosen to lead a Texas football team to victory after the star quarterback is injured. Sean "P. Diddy" Combs was cast as Willie Beamen, but dropped out amidst rumors he could not throw a football convincingly. Listen to trailer music, OST, original score, and the full list of popular songs in the film. For the practice scenes they used the baseball arena Homestead Sports Complex. 4 / 5 stars 73% 51%. The ailing and increasingly desperate Sharks are forced to call upon third-string quarterback and former seventh-round draft pick Willie Beamen (Jamie Foxx). Details below. Any Given Sunday. 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Williams and Weiner went uncredited for their original screenplay, but were credited for their work on the film as technical consultants. Texas Stadium is used for the home of the fictitious Dallas Knights. At D'Amato's final press conference as head coach, he is thanked by Pagniacci. Before the game, D'Amato gives a speech urging team unity that Beamen takes to heart. Five Pro Football Hall of Fame Players made cameo appearances as opposing head coaches. Now out of prison but still disgraced by his peers, Gordon Gekko works his future son-in-law, an idealistic stock broker, when he sees an opportunity to take down a Wall Street enemy and rebuild his empire. A detective investigating a series of murders becomes involved with a woman who may be the culprit. Bjorn Nittmo, then with the AFL's Buffalo Destroyers, was the Sharks' placekicker. VIEWS. For the scenes during a football game, production asked local schools to participate as extras for the film, including Lake Stevens Middle School in Miami, Florida. Find all 87 songs in Any Given Sunday Soundtrack, with scene descriptions. Cameo roles also featured many former American football players including Dick Butkus, Y. A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a 60 Minutes exposé on Big Tobacco. Any Given Sunday is a 1999 American sports drama film directed by Oliver Stone depicting a fictional professional American football team. "[9] On Metacritic, Any Given Sunday has an aggregated score of 52% based on reviews from 33 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".[10]. [1], Time Out New York 's Andrew Johnston wrote: "It's often been said of films about sports that smaller balls equal better movies. 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