Jaime Escalante is a mathematics teacher in a school in a Hispanic neighbourhood. Convinced that his students have potential, he adopts unconventional teaching methods help gang members and no-hopers pass the rigorous Advanced Placement exam in calculus. Written by
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At a tough school, someone had to take a stand...and someone did. Together, one teacher and one class proved to America they could...Stand and Deliver.
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Did You Know?
Edward James Olmos
went through a hair thinning process and gained an estimated 20 pounds for the role of Jaime Escalante. See more
When Kemo returns home after thinking his car is stolen, you see that the front windows have curtains closed in them. Once Angel shows up with his car, Kemo goes to the window to see what is happening and the curtains are wide open. See more
You only see the turn, you don't see the road ahead.
Referenced in Muggers: The Movie
Contrabando Del Paso
Performed by Marcos Loya
& Jacinto Guevara See more