Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup.
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
The original script was full of profanity but Disney, in an effort to produce a good family film, asked producer, Jerry Bruckheimer, to remove all extreme profanity from the script. See more »
The correct name of the Groveton team that they played in game three was the Tigers, not the Lions. See more »
[begins to silently sing, gradually getting lowder]
'Cause baby there ain't no mountain high enough, ain't no valley low enough, ain't...
[slaps Blue's arm]
Blue. Shut up. I don't want to see your smilin' and shuff in' and hear all your minstrel show singing on this bus.
[looks towards other singer]
Got that right.
[turns towards him, annoyed]
You can shut up too.
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Home movies are shown of each person, when they state what happened to them after the '71 season. See more »
Remember the Titans was touching, uplifting, inspiring, motivating, and triumphant. It will make you cry at parts, laugh at parts, "goose pimples" will appear on your arms at parts, it will also make you cheer out loud from your seat! A must see.
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