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Invincible

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2006

Movies about underdog athletes might be inspirational, but rarely are they inspired. Even so, "Invincible" is better than most. It's stuffed with contrivance, all right, but this tale of gridiron heroics has genuine heart. It helps that the story happens to be true. In 1976, part-time Philadelphia bartender Vince Papale (Mark Wahlberg) pursued a lifelong dream when Philadelphia Eagles head coach Dick Vermeil (Greg Kinnear) announced open tryouts for the beleaguered team. Hardly a clich

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