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The Greatest Game Ever Played

  • Directed By: Bill Paxton

Synopsis: The Greatest Game Ever Played is a 2005 biographical sports film based on the life of 20 year old Francis Ouimet who defeated his idol,1900 US Open Champion, Harry Vardon. The film is directed by Bill Paxton; Shia LaBeouf plays the role of Ouimet. It is distributed by Walt Disney Studios. The film' screenplay was adapted by Mark Frost from his book, The Greatest Game Ever Played: Harry Vardon, Francis Ouimet, and the Birth of Modern Golf. It was shot in Montreal, Quebec.The film opened at #9 at the U.S. box office in its opening weekend grossing US$3,657,322.Set in 1913, the film is about golfer Francis Ouimet (Shia LaBeouf), an amateur who was expected to fare poorly at the 1913 U.S. Open, and who was supposedly incapable of competing against professionals.

Cast
Shia LaBeouf

Francis Ouimet

Stephen Dillane

Harry Vardon

Josh Flitter

Eddie Lowery

Peter Firth

Lord Northcliffe

Peyton List

Sarah Wallis

Elias Koteas

Arthur Ouimet

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Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Release Date: Sep 29th, 2005
Box Office: Not Available
Budget: Not Available
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