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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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Release Date:

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

After Boaz Yakin was hired to direct the movie, producer Jerry Bruckheimer learned that Yakin did not know anything about American football. He then arranged for Yakin to attend a football camp, and the Boaz picked up enough information in two weeks, to resume full-speed work afterward. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene the train going by has sunken well double stack trailer cars. These were not in common use until the 80's. See more »

Quotes

Coach Boone: We will be perfect in every aspect of the game. You drop a pass, you run a mile. You miss a blocking assignment, you run a mile. You fumble the football, and i will break my foot off in your John Brown hind parts and then you will run a mile. Perfection. Let's go to work.
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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 »

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Written by Buddy Miles (as George Buddy Miles)
Performed by Buddy Miles
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
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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