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The Break

tennis coach

The Break

Release Date: September 01, 1995

Year    :   1995
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Genres    :   Comedy
Production Companies    :   Autumn Wind Films, Overseas FilmGroup
Director    :   Lee H. Katzin
Producers    :   Kathleen Chopin, Vincent Van Patten, Nels Van Patten, James Van Patten, Alan Berger, Patti Thomas-Robinson, Christopher J. Brough, Sid Craig
Writers    :   Vincent Van Patten, Tom Caffrey, Stephanie Warren
RunTime    :   104 mins.

A depressed and destitute Nick Irons, a tennis pro banned from the tour for slugging a player during a TV match, agrees to coach a bookie's "head case" son, Joel, who wants to turn pro. The bookie wants his son to get out of tennis and contracts Nick to discourage him. Nick begins to do that but after an episode with his old flame, Jennifer, and after seeing the kid's determination he decides to teach him all the tricks, both physical and psychological, of the trade. The two battle the kids of a famous coach, unfair refs., injuries, travel all over the southern US, while Nick tries to woo his love back, finally to reach the big championship tennis match where all is resolved in dramatic fashion.

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