"12 Mighty Orphans" is an American sports film directed by Ty Roberts.
The starring cast includes Luke Wilson as Rusty Russell, Vinessa Shaw as Juanita Russell, Wayne Knight as Frank Wynn, Jake Austin Walker as Hardy Brown, Robert Duvall as Mason Hawk, Martin Sheen as Doc Hall, Jacob Lofland as Snoggs, Levi Dylan as Fairbanks, Treat Williams as Amon Carter, Natasha Bassett as Opal and others.

Here are "12 Mighty Orphans" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for 12 Mighty Orphans movie?

Sony Pictures Classics on Friday, April 16, 2021 released the trailer for "12 Mighty Orphans" you can watch here:
12 MIGHTY ORPHANS | Official Trailer (2021).

Plot summary

What is 12 Mighty Orphans movie plot?

Here is a short review of "12 Mighty Orphans" movie plot summary.

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.


Who plays who in the 12 Mighty Orphans movie cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "12 Mighty Orphans" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Luke Wilson  as Rusty Russell
Vinessa Shaw  as Juanita Russell
Wayne Knight  as Frank Wynn
Jake Austin Walker  as Hardy Brown
Robert Duvall  as Mason Hawk
Martin Sheen  as Doc Hall
Jacob Lofland  as Snoggs
Levi Dylan  as Fairbanks
Treat Williams  as Amon Carter
Natasha Bassett  as Opal
Lane Garrison  as Luther
Scott Haze  as Rodney Kidd
Kelly Frye  as Mary Jane
Carlson Young  as Annie
Lucy Faust  as Wanda
Heath Freeman  as Coach Cox
Larry Pine  as President Roosevelt
Ron White  as Sheriff Red Wright
Erica Muse  as PHS Cheerleader
Christina Gonzalez  as Football Fan
Violeta Ortega  as Cheerleader
Ben Hicks  as UIL Supporter
Gavin Warren  as Young Rusty
Tyler Silva  as A. P. Torres
Brian Lafontaine  as Referee 2
Sampley Barinaga  as Chicken
Rooster McConaughey  as Pop Boone
Charlie Hodges  as Fan
Michelle Rose Domb  as UIL Supporter
Zach Rose  as Pinkney Russell
Bryan Fernandez  as orphan
Carlton Caudle  as Referee (Championship Game)
Angieguinn  as Football fan
Braden Balazik  as Orphan
King Orba  as Mr. Remmert
Jack Michael Doke  as Young George
Slade Monroe  as Wheatie
Laura Griffin  as Mighty Mites fan / Poly Patriot fan / Amarillo Sandies fan
Bailey Roberts  as Miller
Kelly Dealyn  as Secretary
Danny Miller  as UIL Supporter
Miguel Andrews  as Masonic Shriner - Trumpet Player
Lee Ellis  as Ref (Poly Game 2)
Gregory Fountain  as Press Box Reporter
David McReynolds  as Orphanage Orderly
John Louis  as Opposing Football Player
Woodrow Luttrell  as Leon Pickett
Lillie Fink  as Betty Russell
Jeffery Gray  as Amarillo Football Coach
Dave Bass  as Townfolk / Football Fan
Manuel Tapia  as Carlos Torres
David Eaton  as District Attorney
Josie Fink  as Betty Russell
Terrie Cooklin  as UIL Supporter
Dean Morgan  as Highland Park Fan (credit only)
Trenton Oneal  as Poly football player
Robert Henry  as Highland Park Referee
Lyn Jagger  as UIL Parent / Football Fan
Scotty Sayers  as Highland Park Head Coach-Red Hume
Daniel B. Davis  as UIL Member
Jason Bremer  as Delivery Driver
Michael Gohlke  as Crazy
George Young Jr.  as Amarillo Sandies Head Coach
Nicholas Reed  as Jersey Boy
Breckyn Hager  as Greathouse
John Lawton Brown  as Orphanage Staff Member
Cody Cazares  as Photographer
Gabby Clark  as Orphan
Jordyn Barrera  as Orphan
Jordyn Cantrell  as Jerry
Nathan Anderson  as Football Fan
Simply Phillip Brown  as Cook / kitchen staff
Jerry Beck  as Football Fan / Mason
Jeff Neisz  as UIL member
Stephen Bouldin  as Highland Park High School Football Coach
Kevin Carter  as Reporter
Preston Porter  as DeWitt Coulter
Stan Taylor  as UIL Footbal Coach
Berkan Dincer  as Daniel
Megan Green  as Football Fan
Zane Gray Franklin  as Amarillo Varsity Football Player / Poly Varsity Football Player
Robert Branden Anderson  as Football Player
James Broadwater  as Press Box Reporter
PaulaSu Grisham  as Football Fan / Mom
Joe Howard  as Football Fan / Mason
Sherry Jacks Davis  as Football Fan
Jett Green  as Mary Jane Russell (older)
Lance De Los Santos  as UIL Coach
Austin Robert Russell  as Maywood (as Austin Russell)
Virginia Puga  as Orphanage Staff
Dillon Hinojosa  as Hal
Charley Skye Reed  as Dot
Trent Tidmore  as Football Fan
Josie Arsenio  as Orphan
Roy Milton Jacks  as Football Fan / Mason
Robert Elwell  as Referee / Football Fan / Mason
Tami Carter  as Highland Park Football Fan (credit only)
James Reese  as Football fan / referee
Kristina Nichols-Friar  as Football Fan

Release date

When is 12 Mighty Orphans movie release date?

"12 Mighty Orphans" movie release date was scheduled to be on June 11, 2021 (United States) distributing by Sony Pictures Classics.


What are 12 Mighty Orphans filming details?

"12 Mighty Orphans" movie is rated "PG-13", according to the MPAA film rating system.

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