The Longest Yard

  • 1974
  • Movie
  • R
  • Comedy, Sports

Part prison film, part football film, this violent but outstanding comedy-drama by gifted action director Robert Aldrich (KISS ME DEADLY, THE DIRTY DOZEN) explores the brutality inherent in both the American penal system and football. Burt Reynolds gives one of his best performances as Paul Crewe, a former pro who tires of being a kept man, steals his lover's...read more

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Character Actor Ed Lauter Dies at 74

Character actor Ed Lauter, who appeared in films including The Artist,The Longest Yard and Born on the Fourth of July, died Wednesday, The Associated Press reports. He was 74. Lauter died of mesothelioma, a rare for… Read more

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01:23 — A sadistic warden asks a former pro quarterback (Burt Reynolds), now serving time in his prison, to put together a team of inmates to take on, and get (more…)
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04:01 — A sadistic warden asks a former pro quarterback (Burt Reynolds), now serving time in his prison, to put together a team of inmates to take on, and get (more…)

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  • Released: 1974
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Part prison film, part football film, this violent but outstanding comedy-drama by gifted action director Robert Aldrich (KISS ME DEADLY, THE DIRTY DOZEN) explores the brutality inherent in both the American penal system and football. Burt Reynolds gives o… (more)

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