Murderball

A film about tough, highly competitive quadriplegic rugby players. These men have been forced to live life sitting down, but in their own version of the full-contact sport, they smash each other in custom-made gladiator-like wheelchairs. Tells the story of a group of world-class athletes unlike any...

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Corporate Authors: Thinkfilm (Firm)
MTV Films (Firm)

A&E Indie Films (Firm)

EAT Film (Firm)
Other Authors: Shapiro, Dana Adam
Mandel, Jeffrey

Rubin, Henry Alex

Cavill, Keith

Cohn, Andy

Hogsett, Scott

Igoe, Christopher

Lujano, Bob

Zupan, Mark
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
Published:[New York, NY] : Distributed by Thinkfilm, 2005
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Summary:A film about tough, highly competitive quadriplegic rugby players. These men have been forced to live life sitting down, but in their own version of the full-contact sport, they smash each other in custom-made gladiator-like wheelchairs. Tells the story of a group of world-class athletes unlike any ever shown on screen. In addition to smashing chairs, it will smash every stereotype you ever had about the disabled
General Notes:Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
Based on the article by Dana Adam Shapiro
Special features: Jackass presents: Murderball featuring Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Mark Zupan... et al ; CNN interview exclusive on Larry King Live; Player commentary; Filmaker commentary; 'Murderball': behind the game; Joe Soares update interview; New York City premiere ; Think MTV Page; deleted scenes
Physical Description:1 videodisc (ca. 88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Credits:Photography, Henry Alex Rubin ; editor, Geoffrey Richman ; music, Jamie Saft
Performer:Keith Cavill, Andy Cohn, Scott Hogsett, Christopher Igoe, Bob Lujano, Joe Soares, Mark Zupan
System Details:DVD; Dolby digital
Audience:MPAA rating: R; for language and sexual content
Production Credits:Photography, Henry Alex Rubin ; editor, Geoffrey Richman ; music, Jamie Saft