The Gridiron


Derek is a dreamer and a loser, he fails everything he tries. Determined to show the world that he can succeed at something he undertakes ... Sean Porter (Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson) works at the Kilpatrick Detention Center in Los Angeles. He is frustrated at not being able to help children get out of trouble when they are released from the center, such as street gangs and drug traffickers. He decides to create a football team so that children can feel that they are part of something. Porter believes that football will teach teenagers what it takes to be responsible, mature and disciplined winners. He chooses some children in the room who he thinks will benefit from this program and requires them to train with him

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