The World’s Greatest Athlete

Poster for the movie "The World's Greatest Athlete"
Poster for the movie "The World's Greatest Athlete"

The World's Greatest Athlete (1973)

G 93 min - Comedy, Family - 14 February 1973
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Stuck with a feeble sports department, college coach Sam Archer (John Amos) faces the ax unless he can reverse the school's athletic fortunes. An African vacation with his assistant (Tim Conway) answers Archer's prayers when he spots the athletically gifted Nanu (Jan-Michael Vincent). Sam counts on Nanu's remarkable abilities to put the team back on the winning track. This upbeat farce boasts an impressive cast of comedians.

Director:  Robert Scheerer

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Storyline

Stuck with a feeble sports department, college coach Sam Archer (John Amos) faces the ax unless he can reverse the school's athletic fortunes. An African vacation with his assistant (Tim Conway) answers Archer's prayers when he spots the athletically gifted Nanu (Jan-Michael Vincent). Sam counts on Nanu's remarkable abilities to put the team back on the winning track. This upbeat farce boasts an impressive cast of comedians.


Collections: Robert Scheerer

Tagline: From the JUNGLE to the GYM...He's the Greatest!

Genres: Comedy, Family

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Language:  English
Release Date:  14 February 1973

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Walt Disney Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 33 min
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