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

The duration of the film is 1h 58m.

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


What are critics and audiences saying about 12 Mighty Orphans movie?

"12 Mighty Orphans" movie got low rating from critics. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 29/100.

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