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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A true story about a modern miracle.
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Jaime Escalante was actually impressed by the movie, stating that it was 'Ninety per cent truth, and ten per cent drama.' See more
One of the students, while talking with Mr. Escalante outside, is holding a can of Diet Pepsi bearing the logo introduced in 1985, three years later then the movie takes place. See more
Yeah, I have the same answer as gordita.
Don't call me gordita, pendejo.
Vamonos Pál Norte
Lyrics & Music by Marcos Loya
Performed by Marcos Loya
, Raquel Perez & Jacinto Guevara See more