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...May 27. Reynolds stars as a jailed former quarterback who leads inmates in a vicious grudge match against a team of sadistic guards. Along with the predictable sneak peek of the new movie, the DVD has commentary by producer Albert S. Ruddy and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/10/mov_452736.shtml
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Hollywood offers a rush of sports tales

...The Longest Yard," with Adam Sandler updating the 1970s story of prison inmates in a football showdown against sadistic guards; "Rebound," starring Martin Lawrence as a college basketball coach doing penance leading a junior-high team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/08/mov_449690.shtml
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...Sayles. SLEEPERS (***, R) Four 13year-olds from the streets of New York are sent to a reformatory, where a sadistic guard (Kevin Bacon) abuses them. Years later, two of the boys kill the guard, and the other two rig the court case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/11/ent_211168.shtml
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...Sayles. SLEEPERS (***, R) Four 13year-olds from the streets of New York are sent to a reformatory, where a sadistic guard (Kevin Bacon) abuses them. Years later, two of the boys kill the guard, and the other two rig the court case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/27/ent_210482.shtml
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Video watch: Tiger Woods video released

...John Sayles. SLEEPERS ( , R) Four 13year-olds from the streets of New York are sent to a reformatory, where a sadistic guard (Kevin Bacon) abuses them. Years later, two of the boys kill the guard, and the other two rig the court case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/06/ent_209502.shtml
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Video watch: 'The Mirror Has Two Faces' released

...Sayles. SLEEPERS (***, R) Four 13year-olds from the streets of New York are sent to a reformatory, where a sadistic guard (Kevin Bacon) abuses them. Years later, two of the boys kill the guard, and the other two rig the court case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/30/ent_209109.shtml
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...Sayles. SLEEPERS (***, R) Four 13year-olds from the streets of New York are sent to a reformatory, where a sadistic guard (Kevin Bacon) abuses them. Years later, two of the boys kill the guard, and the other two rig the court case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/02/ent_207633.shtml
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...Sayles. SLEEPERS (***, R) Four 13year-olds from the streets of New York are sent to a reformatory, where a sadistic guard (Kevin Bacon) abuses them. Years later, two of the boys kill the guard, and the other two rig the court case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/18/ent_206956.shtml
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The many films of fall

...Carcaterra's semi-autobiographical novel about four Hell's Kitchen kids, sent to reform school and abused by sadistic guards. When one of the guards is murdered after the four have taken different paths as men, their lives converge again...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/09/12/met_199517.shtml
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Lucas, Spielberg usher in summer with sci-fi wars

...LONGEST YARD: The football remake stars Adam Sandler as a jailed ex-quarterback who leads an inmate team against sadistic guards. With Chris Rock. MADAGASCAR: Pampered zoo animals learn to rough it in this animated adventure. With the voices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/20/mov_450801.shtml
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