The Rocket: The Legend of Rocket Richard (2007)

Rocket: The Legend of Rocket Richard
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG
Runtime 2hr 3mins.
Genres Sports, Foreign, Period, Biopic
Keywords 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, athlete
Status Released
US Release Date
  
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Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Michel Arcand Editor n/a 172 7000001
Michel Cusson Original Music n/a 120838 8000001
Michel Proulx Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Pierre Gill Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Ken Scott Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Denise Robert Producer n/a 3 3000001
Daniel Louis Producer n/a 3 3000002
Francesca Chamberland Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Claude Hazanavicius Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Jerome Decarie Sound Editor n/a 229 14000006
Natalie Fleurant Sound Editor n/a 229 14000007
Francine Poirier Sound Editor n/a 229 14000008
Olivier Calvert Sound Editor n/a 229 14000005
Claude Beaugrand Sound Editor n/a 229 14000004
Luc Boudrias Sound n/a 120816 14000002
Bernard Gariepy Strobl Sound n/a 120816 14000003
Charles Biname Director n/a 2 2000001
Sean Avery Actor Bob Dill 1 1000017
Patrice Robitaille Actor Emile "Butch" Bouchard 1 1000006
Serge Houde Actor Conn Smythe 1 1000007
Sebastien Robert Actor Bob Fillion 1 1000008
Philip Craig Actor Tommy Gorman 1 1000005
Rémy Girard Actor Tony Bergeron 1 1000004
Stephen McHattie Actor Dick Irvin 1 1000002
Julie Le Breton Actor Lucille Richard 1 1000003
Howard Rosenstein Actor Ken Reardon 1 1000009
Normand Chouinard Actor Michel Normandin 1 1000010
Terry Haig Actor Dr Walter McKay 1 1000015
Francois Langlois-Vallieres Actor (16 years old) 1 1000016
Benoit Girard Actor Paul St-Georges 1 1000014
Paul Doucet Actor Camil Desroches 1 1000013
Tony Calabretta Actor Frank Selke 1 1000011
Michel Barrette Actor Pere Norchet 1 1000012
Roy DuPuis Actor Maurice Richard 1 1000001
Synopsis
As a young boy from blue collar Quebec, Maurice Richard had a dream to play in the National Hockey League. Beneath his soft spoken, working-class exterior burned a tenacity and passion that transformed this young factory worker into "The Rocket." In the 1950s pre-helmet days of hockey, The Rocket played with a finesse, speed and conviction that made him a legend. A man of the people, denied equal rights in a culturally-divided nation and ridiculed by critics as "too frail to play hockey," Maurice Richard defied all odds to become the first player to ever score 50 goals in 50 games. His tireless fight on and off the ice ignited and forever changed a generation.
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