Glory Road Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 6084

Average Rating: 2.5/4

# of Ratings: 84

Theatrical Release Date: 01/13/2006

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Sport

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: James Gartner

Actors: Josh Lucas, Derek Luke, Austin Nichols, Jon Voight, Evan Jones, Schin A.S. Kerr

Plot: At the height of desegregation in the southern U.S. Texas Western becomes the first NCAA basketball champion with an all-black starting lineup. -- sapien

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Rating of
2.5/4

sapien - wrote on 11/27/2010

I like the fact that Adolf Rupp played such a prominent role in this movie. He's an interesting coach.

Rating of
3/4

goodfellamike - wrote on 10/27/2008

Formula sports drama, besed on a true story of course, that manages to raise some excitement, uplift the spirit and teach a lesson. Final Grade: B

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3/4

Glory Road review

Daniel Corleone - wrote on 12/08/2011


Don Haskins (Josh Lucas) from the Texas Western College in El Paso recruited talented black players and had to undergo grueling practices. Haskins enforces some rules and ensured everybody was treated equally regardless of race. The disciplined and tough coach plays all black players as the starting five in the NCAA Championship with 2 black reserves. Their fellow white teammates accept their roles, which in effect makes history. Nicknamed the Bear, the story and message of the film was bigger than the Hall of Famer Don Haskins. Aside from the racial discriminations/pressures, desire, team effort the true to life flick also represents discipline and trust in people. A roller coaster of emotions were felt from this reviewer who loves the sport, laughter from the comedic scenes, …

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