12 Mighty Orphans

12 Mighty Orphans (2021)

Based on the true story of the team that inspired a nation.

  • Genre: History, Drama
  • Release Date: 2021-06-11
  • User Rating: 7.7/10 from 38 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 58min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Greenbelt Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Ty Roberts
star 7.7/10
From 38 Ratings


Haunted by his mysterious past, a devoted high school football coach leads a scrawny team of orphans to the state championship during the Great Depression and inspires a broken nation along the way.

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  • Luke Wilson

    as Rusty Russell
  • Vinessa Shaw

    as Juanita Russell
  • Wayne Knight

    as Frank Wynn
  • Martin Sheen

    as Doc Hall
  • Robert Duvall

    as Mason Hawk
  • Jake Austin Walker

    as Hardy Brown
  • Gavin Warren

    as Young Rusty
  • Braden Balazik

    as Orphan
  • Jack Doke

    as Young George
  • Nicholas Reed

    as Jersey Boy
  • George Young Jr.

    as Amarillo Sandies Head Coach
  • Keegan Bouton

    as Homeless Kid (uncredited)
  • Alex Bilbrey

    as Homeless Kid (uncredited)
  • Kolbe Garza

    as Homeless child (uncredited)
  • Jerry Beck

    as Football Fan / Mason
  • Steven Foradori

    as Priest (uncredited)
  • Jacob Clapp

    as Football, youth (uncredited)
  • Michael Garza

    as Jersey boy (uncredited)
  • Casey Grisham

    as Young Orphan Boy (uncredited)
  • Cooper Justin Grisham

    as Young Orphan Boy (uncredited)
  • Victoria Paige Watkins

    as Orphan (uncredited)
  • PaulaSu Grisham

    as Football Fan / Mom
Production Michael De Luca Producer
Sound Mark Orton Original Music Composer
Writing Lane Garrison Writer
Production Lane Garrison Co-Producer
Production Matt Barr Executive Producer
Production Ryan R. Johnson Executive Producer
Camera David McFarland Director of Photography
Writing Kevin Meyer Screenplay
Production J. Todd Harris Executive Producer
Production Angelique De Luca Producer
Production Anne Fleitas Co-Producer
Production Houston Hill Producer
Production Brinton Bryan Producer
Writing Jim Dent Novel
Production Ryan Ross Executive Producer
Directing Ty Roberts Director
Production Ty Roberts Producer
Writing Ty Roberts Writer
Production George Young Jr. Executive Producer
Production Rhett Bennett Executive Producer
Production Greg McCabe Executive Producer
Production Kyle Stroud Executive Producer
Production Ekaterina Baker Executive Producer
Production Dominic Cancilla Line Producer
Production Camille Scioli-Mcnamara Co-Producer