One on One (film)

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One on One
One on one1977.jpg
Promotional poster
Directed byLamont Johnson
Produced byMartin Hornstein
Written byRobby Benson
Jerry Segal
StarringRobby Benson
Annette O'Toole
Music byCharles Fox
CinematographyDonald M. Morgan
Editing byRobbe Roberts
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release dates
  • June 28, 1977 (1977-06-28)
Running time98 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
 
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One on One
One on one1977.jpg
Promotional poster
Directed byLamont Johnson
Produced byMartin Hornstein
Written byRobby Benson
Jerry Segal
StarringRobby Benson
Annette O'Toole
Music byCharles Fox
CinematographyDonald M. Morgan
Editing byRobbe Roberts
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release dates
  • June 28, 1977 (1977-06-28)
Running time98 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

One on One is a 1977 drama film starring Robby Benson and Annette O'Toole. It was written by Benson and Jerry Segal (Robby's father), and shot on location in 1976 at Colorado State University. The film features songs from Seals and Crofts and was directed by Lamont Johnson.

Plot[edit]

Henry Steele (Robby Benson), a naive high school basketball star, wins a college scholarship. Talented but with a tendency to show off, Henry must overcome the pressures of bullying from his team members and a confrontation with a mean-spirited coach (G.D. Spradlin).

On the academic side, Henry must deal with his lack of reading skills. He is assigned a tutor to help him through the semester, the beautiful Janet Hays (Annette O'Toole); her academic and emotional support help Henry get through freshman year.

Cast[edit]

Reception[edit]

The film currently has an 83% 'Fresh' rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[1]

Soundtrack[edit]

Seals and Crofts would perform the bulk of the songs on the film's soundtrack, including "My Fair Share", which peaked at #28 on the Hot 100 on 19 November 1977.

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