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Starring Goldie Hawn, Swoosie Kurtz, Robyn Lively, Brandy Gold, James Keach and Jan Hooks, "Wildcats" (also known as "First and Goal", "American Wildcats") is a Comedy/Sport film directed by Michael Ritchie, released in the USA on February 14 of 1986.

Her dream was to coach high school football. Her nightmare was Central High.

Who directed "Wildcats":

Wildcats was directed by Michael Ritchie, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before directing Wildcats, Michael Ritchie had directed Fletch, released in 1985, Student Bodies (1981), Divine Madness! (1980), The Island (1980), An Almost Perfect Affair (1979), and Semi-Tough (1977). Since, he directed The Golden Child, released in 1986, The Couch Trip (1988), Fletch Lives (1989), Diggstown (1992), Cops and Robbersons (1994), and The Fantasticks (1995).

What was the release date of "Wildcats":

Wildcats was initially released on Friday, February 14, 1986, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, February 14, 1986 are Winter Flight (dir. Roy Battersby), The Delta Force (dir. Menahem Golan), Quicksilver, and The Vindicator (dir. Jean-Claude Lord). This was thirty-three (33) years ago.

What is the casting of "Wildcats":

At the casting of Wildcats we find Goldie Hawn, previously seen in Protocol (1984) and Swing Shift (1984); Swoosie Kurtz (Against All Odds (1984), The World According to Garp (1982)); Robyn Lively (The Best of Times (1986)) [ more... ]

  • Swoosie Kurtz and M. Emmet Walsh also appeared in Slap Shot, released in 1977.
  • Woody Harrelson and Wesley Snipes also appeared in White Men Can't Jump, released in 1992.
  • Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson also appeared together in Play It to the Bone, released in 1999.
  • Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson also appeared in Money Train, released in 1995.

What is the Storyline of "Wildcats":

Molly McGrath (Goldie Hawn), is the daughter of a famed football coach who's dying to head her own team. When her wish is finally granted, Molly leaves her job coaching girls' track at an affluent high school (Prescott High School) to take over a football team at an inner-city high school (Central High School)--the kind of place where guard dogs are needed to patrol the campus. At first the new coach's idealism and optimism are suffocated with racial and gender prejudice, but eventually her overriding [...]

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