One on One: Directed by Lamont Johnson. With Robby Benson, Annette O'Toole, G.D. Spradlin, Gail Strickland. A small-town basketball star goes to college and tries to impress his tutor, teammates, and coach.
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Robby Benson is a high school BMOC who goes to a major college basketball program that expects immediate results. Having focused primarily on Basketball since early childhood at the behest of a father who wanted to live through his gifted son, Robby's character forgoes anything other than putting a round ball through a hoop.
One on One is a 1977 American sports drama film starring Robby Benson and Annette O'Toole. It was written by Benson (then 21) and his father Jerry Segal. It was written by Benson (then 21) and his father Jerry Segal.
In “One On One”, which he co-authored, he plays a naive high-school basketball star from Colorado who's recruited by a big university (Benson in real life is a terrific basketball player and does his own playing in the movie). He's only 5 feet 10 inches, but he's a dazzling play-maker and the coach thinks he might be usable. Ah: The coach.
In the lead role as Henry Steele, Robby Benson is completely engaging and totally believable as a naive and talented basketball player having his eyes opened to the realities of life in the big city and the world of big-business college sports.
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61. PG 1 hr 38 min Jun 28th, 1977 Drama. Henry Steele is a basketball phenom at his small town high school, but when he matriculates to a big city university on a scholarship, soon realizes that ...
Coach Smith (G.D Spradlin) teaches Henry Steele (Robby Benson) a tough lesson. Univ. of Colo. football Hall-of-Famer Bobby Anderson plays 'The Hitman' King i...
Robby Benson (born Robin David Benson; January 21, 1956) is an American actor, singer, composer, teacher, and filmmaker.He rose to prominence as a teen idol in the late 1970s, appearing in the sports films One on One (1977) and Ice Castles (1978).
In 1977, locals saw these Northern Colorado spots in "One on One," a basketball movie starred in and written by Robby Benson. Benson would go on to star in films like "Ice Castles" and "The Chosen."