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Coach Carter

Rated PG-13 for violence, sexual content, language, teen partying & some drug material.

PG-13 In Theaters 01/14/2005 , 136min.
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February 26, 2012
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

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Washington Post
This entry in a rather stale genre deserves to be put at the head of the class. Full Review
Carina Chocano
Los Angeles Times
So, while the movie at times warmed my own middle-class, private school-educated cockles to a toasty complacency, there's an undercurrent of friendly fascism running through it like a nasty draft. Full Review
Carla Meyer
San Francisco Chronicle
Features bursts of humor and electrifying energy offset by speechifying and a dud of a subplot. Full Review
Dana Stevens
The New York Times
This may be the coach's story, but to the extent that Coach Carter is interesting rather than merely inspirational, it's because of the team. Full Review
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
Covers every cliche in the Hollywood sports movie playbook, but it also makes the routine much more enjoyable than you'd expect. Full Review

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