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  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Josh Lucas plays Haskins with a no-bull vigor that comes in handy when the script saddles him with all-bull platitudes. show more

  • 50
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    If you can get past a few swear words, the film's simplicity makes Glory Road a good starting point to get young kids to talk about racism. show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    At least a more satisfying basketball saga than last year's "Coach Carter." show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    This isn't a great film, but it's a surprisingly good and confident one, with a minimum of the showboating that often substitutes, in the feelgood genre, for simple feelings. show more

  • 50
    David Hiltbrand Philadelphia Inquirer

    A formulaic and fuzzy feel-good movie. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    As movie fiction, I guess it is entertaining enough. show more

  • 70
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    Stirring tale of a team whose big win speeds the integration of intercollegiate sports. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Where it succeeds is as the story of a chapter in history, the story of how one coach at one school arrived at an obvious conclusion and acted on it, and helped open college sports in the South to generations of African Americans. show more

  • 75
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    The movie's great end-title sequence redeems everything. Under the credits, we see and hear the real-life game veterans as they are now--including, movingly, ex-Lakers coach Riley. show more

  • 75
    Connie Ogle Miami Herald

    In the end, a sports movie is only as good as the adrenalin rush it provides in the climactic match, and there, finally, Glory Road hits on all cylinders with nonstop action and a powerful emotional impact. show more

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