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36 Ratings

North Dallas Forty

Directed by Ted Kotcheff
United States, 1979
Comedy, Drama, Sport


Wide receiver Phil Elliott is fighting to keep his career off the sidelines in this gritty gridiron classic. Elliott has done it all: drugs, booze, playing through injuries. But now he’s asking questions management doesn’t want to answer.

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North Dallas Forty Directed by Ted Kotcheff

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

1979 | Winner: Top Ten Films

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1979 | 3rd place: Best Actor

National Society of Film Critics Awards

1980 | 3rd place: Best Actor

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