Next Goal Wins

Be happy.


Next Goal Wins
The story of the American Samoa soccer team, who suffered the worst loss in World Cup history, losing to Australia 31-0 in 2001. With the 2014 World Cup approaching, the team recruits a down on his luck, maverick coach to help turn their fate around.

105 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language, Drug abuse).
Comedy, Drama, Sports.
It feels like the world is standing still...
It feels like the world is standing still...

Credits

Cast
Michael Fassbender, Oscar Kightley, Kaimana, David Fane, Rachel House, Beulah Koale
Director
Taika Waititi
ScreenplayTaika Waititi, Iain Morris
MusicMichael Giacchino
CinematographyLachlan Milne
EditingTom Eagles, Yana Gorskaya, Nicholas Monsour, Nat Sanders
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2023
Produced byArcher's Mark, Imaginarium Productions, Piki Films, Searchlight Pictures

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

Genre
LanguageNone (sic)
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone (sic)
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

PG-13: Parents Strongly CautionedRated PG-13 for some strong language and crude material
Runtime104
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

British Board of Film Classification rating

12A: Suitable for 12 years and olderInjury detail, Discrimination, Sex references, Infrequent strong language
Runtime104
British version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
13 +
Positive messages
4
Positive role models
3
Violence
2
Sex
2
Language
3
Consumerism
1
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Metacritic.com
36 critics
9
Rottentomatoes critics
111 critics
10
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconNext Goal Wins finds director/co-writer Taika Waititi with his heart in the right place, even if his crowd-pleasing aim has noticeably strayed from its target.
8
CommonSenseMedia
Danny Brogan quote iconUnderdog sports comedy-drama has language, some transphobia.
10

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
8 users
8
Rottentomatoes users
100+ users
15
Rottentomatoes popcornmeter
Popcornmeter
17
IMDB
2108 Netizens
13

Average .. 56%

11

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