Going to the Mat

Synopsis: Jace Newfield has a problem. Besides being blind and being the new kid at school, his problem is that the kids at his new school thinks he's a jerk. Jace has to find a way to be accepted into his new school. Joining the wrestling team just might work.
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Director(s): Stuart Gillard
  1 win & 3 nominations.
120 min

[Band Playing Jazz]



[Song Ends]




Get Your Brother.

Think Fast!

Ah, Here It Comes.

I'm Striking Him Out

This Time.

Give It To Me.

[Ball Beeping]

Ooh, Swing And A Miss.

What's There

To Do In Utah?

Same Stuff They Do Here,

Except Much Slower.

Hey, Good Luck

Trying To Find

A Kosher Hot Dog

In That State.


Come On,

Give It To Me.

Here It Comes.


[Dog Barking]

All Right,

You Got This One!

Strike You Out.

Here It Comes.

Here It Comes.

Ooh, Nice Hit!

That's Out

Of Here!

Bet The Only Jazz They Have

Is The Basketball Team.

Come On, Switch It Up.

That Sounds Bleak.

I'm Happy It's You

And Not Me Going To Utah.


All Right, Come On.

Ready For This?


Ok, Here We Go.

All Right, Give Me A Target.

Come On!

[Hand Pounding Mitt]

They Got A Music Program

At This School?

Get This, Their Band

Plays At Football Games.

Whoa, Hold Me Back.

Hey, Who Wants An Egg Cream?

I'm Buying.

Oh, You Know I'm In.

I Don't Know

What Happened.

You Know,

I Was Going Along

Perfectly Happy.

My Dad Gets

One Phone Call,

My Life Turns Into

An After-School Special.

That'll Be $8.00, Kids.


Yeah, You Can Say

That Again.



Oh, Bummer.



That's It. You Guys

Are Going Down.

We're Gonna Miss You, Man.


Up There

On The Right.

Oh, Wow!

Oh, Honey, Looks Great.

It's Huge!

Jace, We're Gonna

Have To Teach You

How To Mow A Lawn.

This Is Gonna Work

For All Of Us.

I Think This Is

Gonna Be Great.


Good Morning.

Um, Would You Mind Putting

That On The Front Porch?

I'm Not Sure

Where I Want It Yet.

Yes, Ma'am.

Can You Take

The Drum Set Upstairs?

You Know, The Bass Drum?

Yes, Ma'am.

There It Is,

Home Sweet Home.

What Do You Think?

Oh, Wow.

That's Nice.

That's Much Better.

So, What Are

We Talking About Here?

A 6-Story Castle?

My Own Private Club

On The Roof?


Video Arcade

In The Dining Room?

Mermaids Frolicking

In The Pool?


Karl Malone Shooting

Hoops With You.


He's Not Here

Anymore, Dad.

Or Maybe Not.

But I Did Make Sure

They Put Your Rim Up First.

You Want To Play

Some Ball?

You're On.

Let's Go.

[Hoop Beeping]

Hey, Jace,

You All Right?

Yeah, Thanks, Dad.

I'm Fine.


[Hoop Beeping]

[Wheels Cranking]

How You Doing?

What's Up?

You Moving In?

That's The Rumor.

Name's Jace.


What Are You Doing?

I Was Testing.

You're, Uh...

You Can Call Me Daredevil.

But How'd You Know

My Hand Was There?

Facial Vision.

It Has To Do

With Vibrations

In The Air.

I Can Tell

Where People Are

When They Move.

Like Bat Radar, Huh?

Just One Of

My Many Superpowers.

Want To Shoot Some Hoops?

No, Um--

I Was--

I'm Not That Much

Into Sports.

I'll Talk

To You Later, Ok?


[Bell Rings]

Are You Sure

You Don't Want Me

To Take You In

And Get You Settled?

What Am I,

In Kindergarten?

I'll Be Fine.

I Love You, Mom.

Me, Too, Sweetie.

[Engine Starts]

Here, Let Me Get

The Door For You.



[Bell Ringing]

Are You Ok?

Excuse Me?

Do You Need

Any Help?

No, I'm All Set.

So, You Gonna Go

To The Game On Friday?

What Do You Say--

Hey, Man, Are You

Blind Or Something?


Oops, My Bad.

Hey, Everybody.

Check It Out,

A Talking Side Of Beef.

What's Your Name,

Farm Boy?

Ooh, That's One For John,

One For The Blind Kid.

Yeah, Well, I'd--

I'd Punch His Lights Out,

But It Looks Like...


Somebody Already Has.

You Know That One.

I Haven't Heard

That One Since

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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