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Film / Invincible 2006

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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.