Yes, it is the oft-done tale of a small-time nobody making it in the big leagues, but that doesn’t change the fact that Invincible uses my beloved Eagles and the city of Philly as the backdrop. Which means that I will actually be rushing to the theaters to watch a guy-cry flic. Check out the trailer.
Most of these types of movies are “based on a true story,” but with this one I’ve actually talked to people that remember Vince Papale playing and how popular he was (I still need to talk to my Dad about him). It may be hokey, but it’s my kind of hokey.