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Remember the Titans (2000)

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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Storyline

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

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29 September 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Duelo de Titanes  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$115,648,585 (USA) (9 March 2001)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

As part of Boaz Yakin's efforts at authenticity, two of the referees in the film - E.Y. Coley and B. Keith Harmon, who played the crooked referee - are real-life officials with the Atlanta Area Football Officials Association. See more »

Goofs

In the pre-game talk before the first game, Coach Boone says, "In Greek mythology, the Titans were greater even than the gods. They ruled their universe with absolute power." However, the titans ruled the *Earth*, and were overthrown by the Olympians. See more »

Quotes

Coach Yoast: [after winning the state championship] I know football, and what you did with those boys. You were the right man for the job, Coach!
Coach Boone: You're a Hall-of-Famer in my book!
[both raise game ball in victory]
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in Tosh.0: High School Football Fan (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Written by Valerie Simpson and Nick Ashford (as Nickolas Ashford)
Performed by Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Courtesy of Motown Record Company, L.P.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Outstanding movie
4 October 2002 | by (Cincinnati, Oh) – See all my reviews

This movie is more than just about football, race relations and integration. The lead characters excellently portray the human spirit, showing that everyone can overcome not just on the field but also in life. The ending is predictable, but it draws you in with the intense emotion to win both on and off the field.


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