The Big Green

The Big Green

Director: Holly Goldberg Sloan Cast: Hayley Miller, Areil Welch, Steve Guttenberg

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Overview

In this Disney comedy that bears a suspicious resemblance to The Mighty Ducks, the down-trodden cynical young misfits of a run-down Texas town, devastated by the closing of its one major industry, find renewed hope and spirit at the hands of a plucky British foreign-exchange teacher who introduces them to soccer. When British elementary school teacher Anna Montgomery arrives in the dusty town and first meets the depressed and frequently angry youths, she immediately knows she must do something to somehow make them feel better about themselves and so decides to enroll them into a soccer league. Naturally the kids are at first awful and are soundly pummeled during their first game. Fortunately, former high school football champ, Deputy Sheriff Tom Palmer decides to give the pretty and single Anna a helping hand, and between the two of them manage to whip the kids into shape so they can beat the arrogant state champion team, helmed by Palmer's old rival Jay Huffer.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/30/1996
UPC: 0786936669336
Original Release: 1995
Rating: PG
Source: Walt Disney Video

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Hayley Miller Polly Neilson
Areil Welch Sue Gates
Steve Guttenberg Tom Palmer
Olivia D'Abo Anna Montgomery
Jay O. Sanders Jay Huffer
John Terry Edwin V. Douglas
Chauncey Leopardi Evan Schiff
Patrick Renna Larry Musgrove
Billy L. Sullivan Jeffrey Luttrell
Yareli Arizmendi Marbelly Morales
Bug Hall Newt Shaw
Jessie Robertson Kate Douglas
Anthony Esquivel Juan Morales
Jordan Brower Nick Anderssen
Hayley Kolb Sophia Convertino
Ashley Welch Lou Gates
Jimmy Higa Tak Yamato
Gil Glasgow Cookie Musgrove
Libby Villari Brenda Neilson
Louanne Stephens Bomma Cole
John Bourg Jay Huffer Jr
Milt Oberman Referee
Nik Hagler Chief Bishop

Technical Credits
Holly Goldberg Sloan Director,Screenwriter
Joni Avery Stunts
Roger Birnbaum Producer
Dennis Bishop Executive Producer
Ralf Bode Cinematographer
Helen Britten Set Decoration/Design
Jack Carpenter Stunts
Harry Darrow Art Director
Rondi Davis Costumes/Costume Designer
Randy Edelman Score Composer
James M. Halty Stunts
Cody Haynes Stunts
John F. Link Editor
Rick Montgomery Casting
Dan Parada Casting
Evelyn Sakash Production Designer
Christopher Stoia Asst. Director
Robert Allan Wald Sound/Sound Designer

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The Big Green 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Guest More than 1 year ago
I recently bought this movie for my 3 year old broother on d.v.d. I got it for him because he says he wants to play soccer when he gets older. But something is wrong with the d.v.d. Alll it had was the 2.35:1 widescreen aspect ratio {the Disney pan & scan t.v. version is simply missing way too much!} But that was all the first d.v.d. had to offer that was worth anything. So if any of you own this movie on v.h.s. , stick with the v.h.s. untill Disney comes out with a better version of the d.v.d.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This movie was very good actually. I bought it on DVD for my 3 1/2 year old brother. The DVD has no features to offer. For any of you who always wanted this movie as your 1st DVD , Go ahead and buy it but beaware that there's no extras , no trailers nothing but pan and scan widescreen, only. But if your looking for it just to watch , you may consider buying the VHS version. It's Better
Anonymous More than 1 year ago