Get ready for friendly passes, romantic fumbles and passionate touchdowns in this "bawdy and lively romantic comedy" (Variety)! Starring Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, Jill Clayburgh, Robert Preston and Burt Convy along with a host of real NFL players, Semi-Tough is an uproarious "comic free-for-all" (Playboy)!
Sexy Barbara Jane (Clayburgh) and wayward football players Billy Clyde (Reynolds) and Shake (Kristofferson) have been best friends for years. But when Shake finds enlightenment with a wacky philosophy called "IT," Barbara Jane finds herself falling in love with his new confidence.
Soon engaged, Shake and Barbara Jane make a dash for the altar. But as Billy Clyde watches from the sidelines, he suddenly realizes that he wants Barbara Jane too! And when Shake begins to have second thoughts about marriage, Billy Clyde discovers that to score true love, sometimes all you need is a sporting chance and all the right moves!.