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Blue Chips
Directed by:
William Friedkin

Released on February 18 of 1994 in the USA, "Blue Chips" (also known as "Basta vincere") is a Drama/Sport film directed by William Friedkin . Nick Nolte is starring, alongside Mary McDonnell, J.T. Walsh, Ed O'Neill, Alfre Woodard and Bob Cousy.

Who is the director of "Blue Chips":

Blue Chips was directed by William Friedkin, an American director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before making Blue Chips, William Friedkin had directed The Guardian, released in 1990, Rampage (1988), Deal of the Century (1983), Cruising (1980), Sorcerer (1977), and The Exorcist (1973). Since, he directed Jade, released in 1995, The Hunted (2003), Bug (2006), Killer Joe (2011).

When was "Blue Chips" released:

Blue Chips was initially released on Friday, February 18, 1994, in the United States. Also released on this day were Reality Bites (dir. Ben Stiller), On Deadly Ground (dir. Steven Seagal), and Trzy kolory: Bialy (dir. Krzysztof Kieslowski). This was twenty-five (25) years ago.

It has been released on March, 1995 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, June 22, 1994 in France; Friday, November 18, 1994 in Germany; November, 2003 in Italy and on Friday, July 29, 1994 in Spain.

Who is at the casting of "Blue Chips":

At the casting of Blue Chips we find Nick Nolte, previously seen in Lorenzo's Oil (1992) and The Player (1992); Mary McDonnell (Passion Fish (1992), Sneakers (1992)); J.T. Walsh (Needful Things (1993), Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)) [ more... ]

  • Cylk Cozart, Kevin Benton and Marques Johnson also appeared in White Men Can't Jump, released in 1992.
  • Bob Cousy, Kevin Benton and Larry Bird also worked together in Celtic Pride, released in 1996.
  • Bill Cross and Nick Nolte also appeared in 48 Hrs., released in 1982.
  • Nick Nolte and Bill Cross can be seen in Heart Beat, released in 1980.

What is the Storyline of "Blue Chips":

Pete Bell (Nolte), a college basketball coach for the fictional Western University Dolphins, is under a lot of pressure. His team isn't winning as often as it once did and his successful program needs to attract new star players and fast. But the brightest stars of the future ? the so-called "blue-chip" prospects ? are secretly being paid by other schools.

This practice is forbidden in the college game, but Pete is desperate after a losing season. A school booster, greedy "friend of the program" [...]

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