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 Author: Thinkfilm (Firm)
Other Authors: Rubin, Henry Alex.
Shapiro, Dana Adam.

Cavill, Keith.

Cohn, Andy.

Hogsett, Scott.
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
Published:[s.l.] : 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:Title from container.
Based on the article by Dana Adam Shapiro.
Special features: Jackass presents: Murderball featuring Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O and Mark Zupan; CNN interview exclusive on Larry King Live; Player commentary; Filmaker commentary; 'Murderball': behind the game; Joe Soares update interview; New YOrk City premiere - Keith recieves his rugby chair; Think MTV disability awareness; deleted scenes.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (ca. 88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits:Editor, Geoffrey Richman ;
Performer:Players: Keith Cavill, Andy Cohn, Scott Hogsett, Christopher Igoe, Bob Lujano, Joe Soares, Mark Zupan.
System Details:DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital.
Audience:MPAA rating: R; for language and sexual content.
Production Credits:Editor, Geoffrey Richman ;