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Director  Jerry Jameson
Music director  John Cacavas
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Country  United States
2.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Crime, Drama, Sport
Screenplay  Barry Oringer
Language  English
Superdome (film) movie poster

Writer  Barry Oringer, Bill Svanoe
Release date  January 9, 1978 (1978-01-09)
Cast  David Janssen (Mike Shelley), Edie Adams (Joyce), Clifton Davis (P.K. Jackson), Peter Haskell (Doug Collins), Ken Howard (Dave Walecki), Susan Howard (Nancy Walecki)
Similar movies  Southpaw, The Transporter Refueled, Rocky V, Rocky II, Snatch, Rocky IV
Tagline  It's The Biggest Event Of The Year - The Superbowl! Thousands of Men and Women Seeking Excitement, Glamour and Romance ... But A Desperate Killer Threatens To Turn It Into A Nightmare.

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Superdome is a 1978 American made-for-television drama film produced by ABC Circle Films. It premiered on ABC as part of The ABC Monday Night Movie series and was used to promote Super Bowl XII. It featured a cast of stars but was ridiculed for its confusing and sensational plotlines, as well as for containing no football scenes. It was directed by Jerry Jameson and written by Barry Oringer from a story by Oringer and Bill Svanoe.

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Plot

At the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, both teams' star quarterbacks are preoccupied. Dave Walecki (Ken Howard) is having marital difficulties, while Jim McCauley (Tom Selleck) is involved in a shady deal with a management firm. Meanwhile, a national gambling syndicate attempts to find a way to stop the heavily favored Cougars from winning the game. All these plots are connected by a police chase of a killer who has attempted to evade law enforcement by ducking into the crowd.

Mystery Science Theater 3000

The film was later used on Mystery Science Theater 3000 in 1989 on the KTMA season.

Home video releases

The film was released onto VHS under the names The Super Bowl Story and Countdown to the Super Bowl. It is available on DVD. It was also released on DVD in a set called Sam Elliot/Tom Selleck Collection with Blue River, Gone to Texas, and I Will Fight No More Forever.

Cast

  • David Janssen as Mike Shelley
  • Edie Adams as Joyce
  • Clifton Davis as P.K. Jackson
  • Peter Haskell as Doug Collins
  • Ken Howard as Dave Walecki
  • Susan Howard as Nancy Walecki
  • Van Johnson as Chip Green
  • Donna Mills as Lainie Wiley
  • Tom Selleck as Jim McCauley
  • Michael Pataki as Tony Sicota
  • M. Emmet Walsh as Whitley
  • Vonetta McGee as Sonny
  • Bubba Smith as Moses Gordine
  • Ed Nelson as George Beldridge
  • Dick Butkus as Scott Hennerson
  • References

    Superdome (film) Wikipedia
    Superdome (film) IMDb Superdome (film) themoviedb.org