If there's a difference from the original DVD of "Rudy" and this one, I do not know. It's a great movie to buy or rent. Either way, you get to see a kid become a man with his heart, his brains, his determination, and his ability to take pain.
Others have their own reasons for liking this film so much. Here are three of mine. First, the casting of Astin in the lead role. His performance is endearing, to be sure, but also convincing. Hence my discomfort with Anspaugh's use of gimmicks when none is necessary. Second, the exteriors shot on the Notre Dame campus which is especially lovely during each of the four seasons. I really did feel as if I were tagging along with Rudy as he attends classes, works for Fortune as a member of the stadium's groundskeeping crew, and then participates in especially brutal team practices.Read more ›
"Rudy" (1993) is one of those stories that could only be told about an institution like Notre Dame University. Read more