When The Game Stands Tall tops $16 million at box office

when the game stands tall


by Jeff Fisher

The film When The Game Stands Tall, based on the true story of the De La Salle (California) football program and its legendary head coach Bob Ladouceur, was the seventh highest grossing film of this past weekend.  In its second weekend, the Sony Pictures movie made $5.6 million. Since opening two weeks ago, the film has grossed $16 million.  It cost $15 million to make.

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.