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PG| 1 hr. 44 min.

Plot Summary
In 1970s Philadelphia, Jim Ellis (Terrence Howard), who is driven by a love of competitive swimming, fixes up an abandoned pool building with the help of a janitor named Elston (Bernie Mac). But when city officials mark the place for demolition, he fights back by founding an all-black swim team. Facing racism, violence and a hostile city official, Jim struggles to prepare his novice swimmers for the state championships.

Cast: Terrence Howard , Bernie Mac , Kevin Phillips , Evan Ross , Nate Parker , Brandon Fobbs , Alphonso McAuley , Kimberly Elise

Director: Sunu Gonera

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Lionsgate Films

Pride (2007)

Release Date: March 23rd, 2007|1 hr. 44 min.

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  • May 22, 2008 lservctr
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    Like many sports movies the underdoog wins out and we feel good. This one happens to be about how a swim team was formed and won in swim meets after a lot of hard work. This is not a movie for young children, but teens and adults should really enjoy it. Good acting and story.

  • May 22, 2008 lysie25
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    There are inconsistent issues (daughter without scars when told of her fathers death). Bullock was disappointing, something I never thought I'd say. Save your money.

  • May 22, 2008 owb412
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    First, Jimmy Ellis the person is worth knowing about and having our young people know about. The movie itself was excellent. The performances by Terrance Howard and Bernie Mac were first rate. Kimberly Elise always adds class to any movie she's in. The swim team member are real people and it was good to see to see the young lady competing on the swim team as well. And giving credit where credit is due, Tom Arnold makes a good villain. It's a must see movie.

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