Plot & Details
Tim Story directs this sports drama based on real events, with Forest Whitaker starring as Al Collins, a high-school basketball coach who leads a ragtag team to the state finals just a year after the Katrina disaster in this Weinstein Co. production. Robert Eisele (The Great Debaters) provides the screenplay.
- MPAA Rating: PG-13
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 102min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 12/31/2008
- DVD Release Date: 02/09/2010
- Distributor(s): Weinstein Company
- Director(s): Tim Story
- Starring: Forest Whitaker , Isaiah Washington , Bow Wow , Lil' Wayne , Taraji P. Henson
- Themes: Underdogs,Forces of Nature,Coaches and Players,Basketball Players
- Tone: Earnest,Rousing,Tearjerking
- Keywords: basketball, coach, high-school, hurricane
- Language: English