Off Sides (Pigs Vs. Freaks)
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Off Sides Pigs Vs. Freaks
Off Sides (Pigs vs. Freaks)
GenreComedy
Drama
Sport
Written byGordon Dawson
Story byGordon Dawson
Jack Epps Jr.
Directed byDick Lowry
StarringEugene Roche
Grant Goodeve
Tony Randall
Adam Baldwin
Stephen Furst
Music byMark Snow
Country of originUnited States
Original English
Production
Executive Greg Strangis
Sam Strangis
Jack Epps Jr.
Robert Huddleston
Frank Ballou (associate producer)
Robert Lovenheim (supervising producer)
Production location(s)Corvallis, Oregon
Salem, Oregon
CinematographyFrank Beascoechea
Editor(s)Bill Parker
John Kaufman
Domenic Dimascio
Running time103 minutes
Production Ten-Four Productions
DistributorNBC
Release
Original networkNBC
Picture formatBlack and White
Color
Audio formatMono
Original releaseJuly 6, 1984 (1984-07-06)

Off Sides (Pigs vs. Freaks) (originally titled Pigs vs. Freaks) is a 1984 American made-for-television sports comedy film.[1] Based on a short film by Jack Epps Jr., the feature-length film was scheduled for release in 1980 but was not actually released until 1984.[1][2] Directed by Dick Lowry, it stars Eugene Roche, Grant Goodeve and Tony Randall.[1] It was broadcast on television, not released as a theatrical feature.[2]

Plot summary

In the late 1960s in a small town, a police chief and his hippie son lead opposing football teams to settle their differences. The police ("Pigs") play against the hippies ("Freaks").

Cast

Crew

Production

The film was based on a 1970 short film by Jack Epps Jr. which won a Blue Ribbon from the American Film Institute.[1] The story was based on a real-life softball game with a similar premise in 1970.[2][3] Partly filmed in Corvallis, Oregon.[1]

Notes

  1. ^ a b c d e "Off Sides (Pigs Vs. Freaks)". Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ a b c "Pigs vs. Freaks (1984 TV Movie) Trivia". Retrieved 2015.
  3. ^ "Youth: Pigs 24, Freaks 5". Time. 5 October 1970. Retrieved 2015.

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