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Leaf






Leaf

Category: 27
All Genres: Sport
Release Year: 2008
Country: USA
Runtime:
Rating: (0)
Languages: English
Director: Tim Carr
Sound: Dolby
Taglines:

  • Sometimes truth, is stranger than fiction.

  • Writing by: Tim Carr – writer

    Produced by: Tim Carr – executive producer
    Melissa Demyan – associate producer

    Cast: Keith Bullard – San Diego Narrator
    Tim Carr – Ryan Leaf
    Ryan Cormier – Himself
    Keita Crespina – Rodney Harrison
    Tim Crum – Rick Stroud
    Melissa Demyan – Dallas Narrator
    Hugh Douglas – Himself
    'Krazy Joe' Fiore – Humorist
    Alex Gasbarro – Mr. Barkanns
    Tony Devon – David Dunn
    Deena Martin – Tampa Bay Narrator

    Music: Craig Richey
    Official Website: Visit Website


    Plot Outline: This is a semi-biographical account of the short NFL career of quarterback Ryan Leaf, who was one of…
    Plot: This is a semi-biographical account of the short NFL career of quarterback Ryan Leaf, who was one of the most highly-rated quarterbacks entered in the NFL's 1998 player draft and was considered a lock as first or second choice. Leaf was chosen second, by the San Diego Chargers, but signs of trouble surfaced behind the scenes when, in answer to a question about how he would handle being such a high draft choice, Leaf proclaimed he would take some buddies to Las Vegas and celebrate madly. It quickly became clear Leaf lacked maturity to lead, and after winning his first two games of the 1998 season his efforts collapsed in a dreadful loss to Kansas City, followed by an infamous screaming encounter with a local reporter and a perfunctory public apology. Leaf never accepted the responsibilities of being a leader, constantly quarreling with seemingly anyone around him, and injury benched him for the 1999 season; when his replacement, Moses Moreno, was himself injured early in 2000, Leaf became the Chargers' starter and proved abysmal as a quarterback with just one win in sixteen games. He was cut after 2000 and finished his career as a low-ranked backup in Dallas in 2001 before disappearing from the NFL altogether, his career considered the worst in the history of the NFL.

    Movie Quotes: Walter Day: I wanted to be a hero. I wanted to be the center of attention. I wanted the glory, I wanted the fame. I wanted the pretty girls to come up and say, “Hi, I see that you're good at Centipede.”


    Goofs: We know about 2 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Audio/visual unsynchronized: In the scene in which Steve's son Derek is crying and shouting, the “Donkey Kong” sounds heard don't match the action shown on-screen.

    Trivia: There are 1 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • This film was made for only $10,000.


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