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Release Date: January 27th, 2006

DVD Release Date: June 27th, 2006

PG-13|1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary
A young man from the wrong side of the tracks realizes his dream of attending the U.S. Naval Academy in Maryland. However, once there, he begins to suffer from self-doubt and wonders if he can truly measure up to the standards held by the revered institution.

Cast: James Franco, Tyrese Gibson, Jordana Brewster, Donnie Wahlberg, Vicellous Reon Shannon, Roger Fan, Wilmer Calderon, McCaleb Burnett

Director: Justin Lin

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Touchstone Pictures

Distributors: Walt Disney Pictures

Keywords: Quest, Father, Love interest, Melodramatic, 2000s, Transformation, Rise, Engaging

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  • Packing in enough cliches for a dozen movies, this drama about a sensitive young man trying to achieve his dreams via the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis will best be enjoyed by the generation unfamiliar with "An Officer and a Gentlemen," "Top Gun" and any preceding boxing movies. show more

  • The result is two competing films, one about a failure's struggle to succeed in the Brigade Championships, the academy's boxing tournament, and the other about a quitter redeemed by military discipline. In the hands of director Justin Lin, the two story lines don't altogether merge. show more

  • Directing Annapolis is Justin Lin, whose previous feature was the irresponsible high-school comedy thriller "Better Luck Tomorrow." This second movie is more his speed. show more

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