Texas Ranger Roland Sharp is assigned to protect the only witnesses to the murder of a key figure in the prosecution of a drug kingpin -- a group of University of Texas cheerleaders. Sharp must now go undercover as an assistant cheerleading coach and move in with the young women.Written by
The "meaty" pizza the cheerleader is caught eating, was made with vegetarian meat substitutes.. See more »
Following the opening action sequence, when Sharpe is introducing his partner to Eddie Zane, his hat shows a small tear on the brim at one o'clock to him. In subsequent shots, the tear has disappeared. See more »
[on screen in Captain Nichols' office]
... these girls are a different kettle of worms...
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Written by Colonel Walter S. Hunnicutt, James E. King and Burnett "Blondie" Pharr
Arranged by Vincent R. DiNino, Glenn A. Richter and Tom C. Rhodes
Performed by The University of Texas Longhorn Band See more »
But I'll tell you what, when I saw this movie, the solidly-packed audience found it quite hilarious, and so did I. Of course, the Austin setting was a plus for me, and it was the first movie filmed around UT that was allowed to use the name and logos. It was fun to see local landmarks including Buffalo Billiards, Threadgill's, the campus and the Governor's mansion, but how could Tommy Lee Jones go to Threadgill's and leave without eating one deep-fried dill pickle??
I made a unofficial poll of the women that I know who are over 40 years of age, and every single one said , " I LOVE Tommy Lee Jones!" If that is part of his demographic, this movie should do really well, with TLJ delivering zingers in that cowboy voice, admitting to his 55+ years, and keeping his smiles for the womanly Anne Archer while wrangling the herd of young cheerleaders.
The supporting cast was also fun to watch - just remember this is not a film - it's a MOVIE!
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