This afternoon-TV special trying to pass as a real movie earns an extra half star solely for Samuel L. Jackson, who brings his usual fire to the role. show more
A smart entertainment that trades on Mr. Jackson's forceful presence, a cast of extremely likable young actors and lots of basketball action. show more
It's fair to say that Coach Carter is more an education film than it is a sports movie. show more
This movie greatly presents many of the problems in our High Schools today!! Having been an athlete, I realize that athletics are often given a greater priority than academic accomplishments. This, to me, is a great mistake, and truly harms our students. Obviously, both areas are important. Hopefully, in the near future, our populace will discern a method that can benefit all of our precious students.