Movie Narrative: Little Giants (1994)

The captivation of moving pictures is a source of tremendous inspiration.  For this reason and many more, RB28’s Movie Narratives, continues showing its love for movies with another movie narrative.  This week, Little Giants (1994), will be converted into a narrative and subsequently highlighted.  It is implied that the blog reader reads the movie narrative, and then, he or she watches the movie.  The effort is to give the blog reader, an enhanced experience.  RB28’s Movie Narratives, ends this movie narrative of Little Giants (1994), with some Hollywood facts. 
            Little Giants (1994) is rated PG.  Furthermore, it is 1 hour and 47 minutes long.  This movie is categorized under the comedy, family and sport genre.  The official release date is October 14th, 1994.  The release date is for the Country of the United States of America.  The director was Duwayne Dunham.  The writers were James Ferguson, Robert Shallcross, Tommy Swerdlow and Michael Goldberg.  The officially recognized stars of Little Giants (1994); were Rick Moranis, Ed O’Neill and Shawna Waldron.  The list of the 15 most important cast members is as follows: 
  • Rick Moranis (Danny O’Shea).
  • Ed O’Neill (Kevin O’Shea).
  • Shawna Waldron (Becky O’Shea).
  • Devon Sawa (Junior Floyd).
  • Todd Bosley (Jake Berman).
  • Michael Zwiener (Rudy Zolteck).
  • Danny Pritchett (Tad Simpson).
  • Troy Simmons (Hanon).
  • Sam Horrigan (Spike).
  • Joey Simmrin (Murphy).
  • Marcus Toji (Marcus).
  • Christopher Walberg (Timmy Moore).
  • Matthew McCurley (Nubie).
  • Brian Haley (Mike Hammersmith).
  • Jon Paul Stever (Johnny Vennaro).

            The synopsis follows.  Little Giants (1994) is a family sports story, out of the State of Ohio.  In 1964 Ohio U.S.A.; Kevin O’Shea is popular with the other boys, and, he is very good at playing football.  Time passes, and it is, 30 years later.  Kevin O’Shea became a legendary football player that, came out of the town.  Additionally, the town honors his football legacy.  Danny O’Shea continues to be in the shadow, of his older brother.  However, he is a single father to one daughter.  Furthermore, Danny’s daughter plays football, and, she knows how to be rough with the boys.  It appears as if, the football talent in the O’Shea family, has passed over to Becky O’Shea.  Unfortunately, Kevin O’Shea, as the uncle, doesn’t put Becky on the pop warner or youth football team.  In response; Becky registers a second team for the town, but, she doesn’t tell her father until the last minute.  Danny is also registered, as the head coach of the team.  Kevin confronts his brother, and for one of the few times, Danny fights back.  The two brothers agree to a game, to decide, which team will be the youth football team for the town.  To make things complicated; Becky starts to grow up, and, she abandons her interest in football.  Becky’s new interest is boys, and in particular, the quarterback for his father’s team; Junior Floyd.  Director, Duwayne Dunham, does an exceptional job.  An adventure for children, is successfully brought to life.  Additionally, this movie also feels like an adventure, for parents and adults.  The writers do an equally exceptional job.  In particular, the Danny O’Shea and Kevin O’Shea characters, are well written.  The interaction, between the two brothers feels authentic and believable.  This story is simple, fun and it feels like an adventure.  The officially recognized stars contribute tremendously.  They would be missed, if they were not chosen.  Special recognition is merited to Rick Moranis and Ed O’Neill.  The Danny O’Shea and Kevin O’Shea characters, are very memorable.  Overall, Little Giants (1994) earns the rating of 8 out of 10. 
            The movie narrative of, Little Giants (1994), is as follows.  In Urbania, Ohio U.S.A., and in the year 1964; the O’Shea brothers are walking to play a game of football with other children.  Kevin O’Shea is popular, and, he is one of the boys that gets to select a team.  Danny O’Shea wears glasses, and, he doesn’t get to play in the games.  Time passes, and it is, 30 years later.  Kevin O’Shea became a famous football player that, came out of the Town of Urbania.  The town honors Kevin’s football legacy, by having his name on the town’s water tower.  Kevin O’Shea is also the head coach of the town’s pop warner, or pee wee, football team.  Additionally and currently, he is administering the try out session.  Danny O’Shea has a daughter named, Becky.  Becky’s nickname is, the Icebox.  The Icebox is participating in the try out session, because, she wants to be on her uncle’s team.  Furthermore, the Icebox knows how to be rough with the boys.  The try out session ends, and, the Icebox was not selected to be on the team.  Furthermore, her friends were not selected to be on the team, either.  Danny confronts his brother, Kevin, about the boys he didn’t put on the team.  Furthermore, he also tries to confront him, about not putting his niece on the team.  Kevin has two daughters, and during dinner, his wife confronts him about not putting his niece on the team.  Kevin pretends to solve the conflict, by starting the cheerleading squad, which goes with the pop warner football team.  Danny O’Shea is a single father, and, he has to talk to Becky about not being on the pop warner football team.  The boys that made the team find the boys that didn’t make the team, and, they start to torment them.  Becky arrives to chase them, and, beat them up.  Kevin O’Shea is the owner of O’Shea Chevrolet.  Becky and her friends, arrange to have a second team added, to the town.  Kevin is informed by the mayor that, there are two teams for the town.  Becky put down her father, Danny O’Shea, as the head coach of the team.  Furthermore, Becky doesn’t tell her father, until the last minute.  Kevin confronts Danny about the situation.  Danny fights back and they agree to play a game, which will decide which team is the official pop warner football team, of the town.  Becky and the boys start to recruit other boys, to be on the team.  Danny O’Shea also helps recruit other children.  The team starts practicing with equipment that, deserves to be in the trash can.  Danny starts to train his team, using improvised methods.  During a trip to the grocery store, Becky and 3 other boys, discover the team’s quarterback.  However, Becky also starts to like him, in a romantic way.  The team is officially named, the Little Giants.  Kevin discovers that Junior Floyd is the quarterback, and, he starts to spy on Danny’s team.  Danny sees his brother spying on his team, and, he calls the police on him.  The state police do arrest Kevin O’Shea, but, he is quickly released.  Kevin’s team looks like a professional football team.  Furthermore, everything looks new and expensive.  Meanwhile; Danny’s team washes cars, in order, to raise the money, to buy their uniforms.  Becky’s romantic interest, in Junior Floyd starts to grow.  Becky becomes jealous when her cousin, Kevin’s eldest daughter, talks to Junior in her cheerleading uniform.  At her house, Becky starts to play or put on makeup.  Both coaches are told that, there is a new boy in the town.  Kevin and Danny immediately race, to the boy’s house.  On the way to the house, Danny and Kevin, encounter each other.  Danny wins the race, and, he meets Spike Hammersmith; first.  Unfortunately; Spike’s father doesn’t have an interest in him, and, he has to pretend to be Kevin O’Shea.  Spike starts to practice, with the Little Giants.  Spike refers to himself, in the third person.  Becky is at a diner eating and feeling depressed.  Kevin O’Shea enters, and, he starts to talk to his niece.  Becky tells her uncle that, she wants Junior Floyd.  Additionally, that her cousin; Kevin’s daughter, is going to win his romantic interest.  Kevin tells his niece that, quarterbacks like cheerleaders, and that, she is beautiful.  Spike’s father arrives with Kevin O’Shea, during the middle of a Little Giants practice.  Spike is taken away, to be a member of the Cowboys.  The pop warner football game between the Little Giants, and, the Cowboys is the next day.  The Little Giants start to fight amongst themselves, and they lose, their confidence for the game.  Luckily, a legendary NFL coach named John Madden, stops to ask for driving directions.  Furthermore, he is traveling with 4 NFL players.  The NFL players work and talk to the Little Giants, in order, to build up their confidence.  Becky and Junior Floyd, have an awkward conversation, about learning how to kiss and kissing.  Junior Floyd tells Becky that, he doesn’t have an interest in her, because, she is one of the boys.  Becky goes to see her uncle Kevin, and, she becomes a cheerleader.  During the game, the Little Giants are losing at half time.  Danny O’Shea has to convince his team, to finish the game.  Spike starts to hit dirty and Becky notices.  Becky puts on her football equipment, but, she keeps the cheerleader skirt.  From this point forward; the series of events, take the viewer, to the end.  Finally; you have to watch, in order to know, how this movie ends.
            The movie narrative of the feature film, Little Giants (1994), ends with some Hollywood facts.  The country of origin is the United States of America.  The official language is English.  There are other notable release dates.  The other notable release dates are:  Australia, December 28, 1995 (Video Premiere) and UK, December 28, 1998 (Television Premiere).  There are 5 filming locations, in total, for this feature film.  The filming locations are:  Arroyo Grande, California, U.S.A.; San Luis Obispo, California, U.S.A.; John Burroughs High School, Burbank, California, U.S.A.; Warner Bros. Burbank Studios, Burbank, California, U.S.A. and Malibou Lake, Agoura Hills, California, U.S.A.  There is limited box office data for this movie.  The original budget is estimated at, $20 million USD.  The gross profits, that are reported, are $19,288,821 dollars.  The production companies are Warner Bros., Amblin Entertainment and Warner Bros. Family Entertainment.  There are several distributors for this particular movie.  Some of the distributors include the following; Warner Bros. (U.S.A.), Warner Home Video (U.S.A.) and National Broadcasting Company (NBC) (U.S.A.). 
            To end and as always, RB28’s Movie Narratives, encourages you to continue reading the posted movie narratives.  The aforementioned blog strives to provide basic information, so that it, becomes inspiration.  Movies are a great pleasure to RB28’s Movie Narratives, and, the blog’s author hopes that they are for you as well.  For this week, and in conclusion, the feature film was Little Giants (1994).  RB28’s Movie Narratives looks forward to seeing you next week, when another movie will be highlighted.


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