Hoosiers

Hoosiers (1986)

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Coach Norman Dale: If you put your effort and concentration into playing to your potential, to be the best that you can be, I don't care what the scoreboard says at the end of the game, in my book we're gonna be winners.

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Coach Norman Dale: I would hope you would support who we are. Not, who we are not. These six individuals have made a choice to work, a choice to sacrifice, to put themselves on the line 23 nights for the next 4 months, to represent you, this high school. That kind of commitment and effort deserves and demands your respect. This is your team.

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Coach Norman Dale: I love you guys.

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Myra Fleener: A man your age comes to a place like this, either he's running away from something or he has nowhere else to go.
Coach Norman Dale: What I'm doing here has nothing to do with you.
Myra Fleener: Just stay away from Jimmy. I don't want him coaching in Hickory when he's fifty.

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Wilbur 'Shooter' Flatch: Clete, you tell him. Sectionals of '33, one point down. Five, four, three, two, one, let 'er fly... in and out. Yeah, well, I was fouled.

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Coach Norman Dale: My practices aren't designed for your enjoyment.

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Wilbur 'Shooter' Flatch: I know everything there is to know about the greatest game ever invented.

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Wilbur 'Shooter' Flatch: You gotta promise me you won't get kicked outta no more games.
Coach Norman Dale: Scout's honor.

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Merle Webb: Let's win this one for all the small schools that never had a chance to get here.

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Coach Norman Dale: What's gotten into you?
Strap Purl: The Lord! I can feel His strength.
Coach Norman Dale: Well... keep His strength in the dribble all right?

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Coach Norman Dale: Welcome to Indiana basketball.

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Myra Fleener: Leave him alone, all right? He's a real special kid and, and I have high hopes for him and... I think if he works really hard, he can get an academic scholarship to Wabash College and can get out of this place.
Coach Norman Dale: Why, do you have something against this place?

Jimmy Chitwood: I'll make it.

Coach Norman Dale: You know, if everyone is as nice as you, country hospitality is gonna get an awful name.
Myra Fleener: What a pleasant thing to say.

Coach Norman Dale: What's gotten into you?
Strap Purl: The Lord, I can feel his strength.
Coach Norman Dale: Well keep your strength in the dribble, all right?

Factual error: As the team begins the Indiana state tourney (always held in March) the team bus is shown driving by fields of corn. No corn in Indiana at this time of year. The crop is harvested before the season starts.

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Trivia: Near the end of the film in the locker room prior to the championship game, Coach Dale makes reference to the players on the other team whose names are written on a chalkboard. If you look closely at the list of names, you'll see that they are the last names of the actors that portray the Hickory players (Poole, Schenk, Boyle, etc).

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