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Remember the Titans (2000)

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The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.


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Suburban Virginia schools have been segregated for generations. One Black and one White high school are closed and the students sent to T.C. Williams High School under federal mandate to integrate. The year is seen through the eyes of the football team where the man hired to coach the Black school is made head coach over the highly successful white coach. Based on the actual events of 1971, the team becomes the unifying symbol for the community as the boys and the adults learn to depend on and trust each other. Written by LMN13

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements and some language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

29 September 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Duelo de Titanes  »

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Box Office


$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$20,905,831 (USA) (29 September 2000)


$115,648,585 (USA) (9 March 2001)

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| (Director's Cut DVD)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Opened with a gross of $20.905m in the USA and stopped September 2000 from being one of the worst months for movies ever. See more »


During the locker room scene, a tattoo on the right shoulder of the actor who plays Petey can be seen, though it has been covered with make-up to make it less visible. See more »


Petey Jones: [Sunshine is running his hand through his newly-cut hair] Hey now, all that rubbin' ain't gonna make them golden locks grow back no faster, now, you know that, right?
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Crazy Credits

Home movies are shown of each person, when they state what happened to them after the '71 season. See more »


References Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom (1963) See more »


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by Charles Wright and The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
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A powerful inspirational film
30 January 2005 | by (Fort Lauderdale, USA) – See all my reviews

Remember the Titans is much more than a story about a high school football team. It is a true story about two men who overcome their differences and help an entire town deal with frustration, anger, and mistrust. Herman Boone (Denzel Washington) is the head coach of the football team at the black high school while Bill Yoast (Will Patton) is the head coach of the football team at the white high school. In 1971 the high schools are integrated and Coach Boone is chosen to become the head coach of the football team while Coach Yoast is demoted to assistant coach.

Remember the Titans is a powerful film with incredible performances by both Denzel Washington and Will Patton.

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