Our Winning Season

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Our Winning Season
Our Winning Season 1978.jpg
Movie Poster
Directed by Joseph Ruben
Produced by Samuel Z. Arkoff
Joe Roth
Written by Nicholas Niciphor
Starring Dennis Quaid
Scott Jacoby
Joanna Cassidy
Music by Charles Fox
Cinematography Stephen M. Katz
Edited by Bill Butler
Distributed by American International Pictures
Release date
  • May 1978 (1978-05) (U.S.)
Running time
92 min.
Country United States
Language English

Our Winning Season is a 1978 American drama film directed by Joseph Ruben from a screenplay by Nicholas Niciphor.

Taglines[edit]

Your senior year lasts the rest of your life.

Plot[edit]

Our Winning Season set of 8 lobby cards

During the 1960s, David Wakefield is a distance runner for his high school's track and field team who hopes to compete in college.

His sister Cathy's boyfriend, Dean Berger, is a former track star who tries to advise David, telling him to be more patient during races and hold back, rather than exhausting himself by going too fast too soon. David is influenced by others in school, like friend Paul Morelli, and reassesses his life after Dean goes off to the Vietnam War and is killed.

Principal cast[edit]

Actor Role
Dennis Quaid Paul Morelli
Scott Jacoby David Wakefield
Deborah Benson Alice Baker
Robert Wahler Burton Fleishauer
Joe Penny Dean Berger
Jan Smithers Cathy Wakefield
Joanna Cassidy Shiela
P.J. Soles Cindy Hawkins

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