Jackson who portrayed real-life basketball coach Ken Carter. The ensemble cast features , , , and musical entertainer. The film was a between the motion picture studios of and. There is some material relating to drug-dealing. The young cast members in Coach Carter are more sure of themselves shooting hoops than they are showing emotion, but Jackson holds the screen so well that he gives them extra focus and presence. Disclaimer: This site does not store any files on its server.
Soon after alienating the boys, Vic finds himself in desperate need of help and must rely on his students in order to survive. Assistant Coach in Photo Album uncredited. All contents are provided by non-affiliated third parties. Watch free movies for everybody, everywhere, everydevice, and everything. He insists that each player sign a contract that includes wearing jacket and tie on game days, attending and sitting in the front row of all classes, and maintaining a higher grade point average than the minimum required for participation in sports. At the winter dance, Stone talks to his girlfriend about the baby and says he does not want to live that way. A man suggests that Carter should be removed from the basketball coach position, which the board does not have the power to decide that, which then leads him to suggest that they should end the lockout.
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Kenyon Stone struggles to come to terms with his girlfriend, Kyra who is pregnant, unsure if he can juggle basketball and prepare for college as well as be a parent. The Richmond Oilers are less a team than a pack of surly, selfish. It was about a winning life. Jackson Nominated 2005 Outstanding Achievement in Directing Thomas Carter Won Outstanding Motion Picture David Gale, Brian Robbins, Michael Tollin Nominated Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Samuel L. In the bus going home, Carter criticizes his team for their reckless behavior, while Cruz points out that they won the tournament and already gave Carter what he wanted: winners. An additional viewing option for the film in the media format of has been made available as well.
Cruz goes to the Carters' house and begs to be allowed back on the team. Cruz answers Carter's question about fear and thanks him for saving his life. With tough rules and academic discipline, he succeeds in setting the players on a winning streak. By accident, he becomes a professional photographer, gaining his freedom. The score for the film was orchestrated by. When the day arrives, Cruz is short by 500 push-ups and 80 suicides.
But when their grades start to suffer, Carter locks them out of the gym and shuts down their championship season. As much dismayed by the poor attitudes of his players as well as their dismal play performance, Carter sets about to change both. A restored widescreen hi-definition version of the film was released on December 16, 2008. Carter learns that one particular student does not attend classes: Junior Battle. On , the film has an approval rating of 64% based on 148 reviews, with an average rating of 6.
There is some strong language, but the movie includes a very worthwhile discussion of the n-word and whether it is appropriate for African-Americans to use a word that would make them angry if used by a white person. But he's not the typical coach. Pinole Guy as Derrelle 'Shortymack' Owens. The players work hard and eventually raise their grade point averages to a point that fulfills their contracts. Cruz quits the team in anger along with two other players, the previous season's top scorers. Bayhill Tournament Audience uncredited Produced by. The team goes on to have an undefeated record, eventually winning the Bay Hill Holiday tournament.
Later in practice, Carter talks to Battle, who does not seem to be worried about it, so Carter suspends him for games. He wanted his team to qualify for college scholarships. For that particular weekend, the film slipped to 5th place with a slightly higher theater count at 2,574. Francis by just 2 points after a game winning three-point shot by rival Ty Crane. He teaches them to play a disciplined brand of basketball. Viewers love these kinds of movies because they 1 learn the importance of teamwork, 2 learn the importance of discipline and of respect for themselves and each other, 3 are galvanized by an inspiring leader, or, even better, 4 all of the above. To tell the story of this place, the movie describes the life of various characters, all seen by the point of view of the narrator, Buscapé.