A 2006 American Sports Drama directed by Ericson Core
that explores the life of Vince Papale (Mark Wahlberg
) and his time with the Philadelphia Eagles and relationship to his coach (Greg Kinnear
The movie also stars Elizabeth Banks
, Kevin Conway
, Michael Rispoli
, Kirk Acevedo
, Don Davidoff
, Michael Kelly
, Stink Fisher
, Michael Mulheren
, Michael Nouri
, Paige Turco
, and Randy Couture
It was released on August 25, 2006.
Tropes for the film:
- The '70s: Takes place during Papale's career from 1976 to 1978.
- Historical Domain Character:
- Vince Papale, American Football Wide receiver for Philadelphia Eagles.
- Dirk Vermeil, Coach for Philadelphia Eagles.
- Period Piece: Takes place from 1976 to 1978.
- One-Word Title: Invincible.
- Real-Person Epilogue: The movie ends with text, clips, and images of the real Vince Papale, including both events covered in the film and his later career.