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David Anspaugh

Directed by David Anspaugh, "Rudy" (also known as "Rudy - il successo di un sogno", "Touchdown - Sein Ziel ist der Sieg") is a Biography/Drama/Sport film, released on October 13 of 1993 in the USA , starring Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty, Greta Lind, Scott Benjaminson and Mary Ann Thebus.

Sometimes a winner is a dreamer who just won't quit.

Who directed "Rudy":

Rudy was directed by David Anspaugh, an American director.

Before making Rudy, David Anspaugh had directed Fresh Horses, released in 1988, Hoosiers (1986). Since, he directed The Game of Their Lives, released in 2005, 4Chosen (2008), Phenom (2009), 4Chosen (2011).

What was the release date of "Rudy":

Rudy was first released in the United States on Wednesday, October 13, 1993. Also released on Wednesday, October 13, 1993 has been Fiorile (dir. Paolo Taviani and Vittorio Taviani). This was twenty-six (26) years ago.

It has been released on Saturday, September 18, 1993 in Canada and on Friday, May 27, 1994 in Spain.

What is the cast of "Rudy":

At the casting of Rudy we find Sean Astin, previously seen in Where the Day Takes You (1992) and Encino Man (1992); Jon Favreau (Hoffa (1992), Folks! (1992)); Ned Beatty (Ed and His Dead Mother (1993), Prelude to a Kiss (1992)) [ more... ]

  • Jon Favreau and Gerry Becker can also be seen in Hoffa, released in 1992.
  • Lili Taylor and Jon Favreau can also be seen in Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle, released in 1994.
  • Joseph Sikora and Ned Beatty can both be seen in Charlie Wilson's War, released in 2007.
  • Mary Ann Thebus and Scott Benjaminson also appeared in Straight Talk, released in 1992.

What is the Storyline of "Rudy":

Daniel Eugene "Rudy" Ruettiger grows up in Joliet, Illinois dreaming of playing college football at the University of Notre Dame. Though he is achieving some success with his local high school team (Joliet Catholic), he lacks the grades and money necessary to attend Notre Dame, as well as the talent and physical stature to play football for a major intercollegiate program.

Ruettiger takes a job at a local steel mill like his father Daniel Sr., who is also a Notre Dame fan. He prepares to settle down, [...]

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