The Underdog Story

Who doesn’t love watching a tale that captures the never say die spirit?  The tale where the unsuspected comes out on top. The underdog story is usually heart-warming, and if told well it will have the viewer rooting for the protagonist every time. There it seems are different categories in respect of the underdog story.  The obvious one is the sports tale; the individual or team regarded as a no hope, and through hard work and a training montage, they come out on top.  Here’s a few examples… The Longest Yard (1974) Also known as “The Mean Machine”. A former … Continue reading The Underdog Story