North Dallas Forty

  • 1979
  • Movie
  • R
  • Sports

Pro football fans may be disillusioned by this excellent, honest, and often brutal expose of the play-for-pay game. Phillip Elliott (Nick Nolte) is a veteran pass-catcher for the North Dallas Bulls, who bear a strong resemblance to the Dallas Cowboys--not surprising given that the film is based on a novel by former Cowboy wide receiver Pete Gent. The coaches...read more

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North Dallas Forty - Official Trailer
02:59 — Ex-Dallas Cowboy Peter Gent's story of two hedonistic but aging football players coming face-to-face with reality.

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  • Released: 1979
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Pro football fans may be disillusioned by this excellent, honest, and often brutal expose of the play-for-pay game. Phillip Elliott (Nick Nolte) is a veteran pass-catcher for the North Dallas Bulls, who bear a strong resemblance to the Dallas Cowboys--not… (more)

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