Even though it's based on a true story, writer-director William Bindley and his cowriting brother, Scott, manage to squeeze just about every sports-movie cliché ever invented into this tale of how the tiny town of Madison, Ind., was saved by a hydroplane boat race. By 1971, the once-bustling Ohio River port town of Madison, whose winning hydroplaning team is now just a memory, has become a picturesque relic of bygone days. The sharp decline in barge shipping has sent many residents to bigger towns in search of work, and corporate sponsorships have boosted newer, sleeker boats beyond the limited capabilities of the community-owned Miss Madison
. But Madison ...