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Knights of the South Bronx (2005)

TV Movie  |  TV-PG  |   |  Drama  |  6 December 2005 (USA)
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A business man decides that he wants to teach school in the inner city and chooses a tough school in the South Bronx. He teaches the children how to play the game of chess, and along the ... See full summary »

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A business man decides that he wants to teach school in the inner city and chooses a tough school in the South Bronx. He teaches the children how to play the game of chess, and along the way they learn a lot about life. Written by Anonymous

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It took producer Diane Nabatoff 5 years to get this movie made. See more »

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A boom mic is clearly visible in the shot of Kenya after she beats the girl from Boston as she is about to tell the girl that she played a good game. See more »

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Parent: Which kid is yours?
Richard: All the black and Puerto Rican ones.
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Very good family movie
9 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought this was one of the best things Ted Danson has done. I liked the story and I liked all the kids! I must admit this is one of my favorite kind of stories. I think Richard was a great teacher and he accomplished what many teachers only hope to accomplish. I have great admiration for teachers who use innovative ways of teaching children who don't seem to want to learn. In this film, the teacher uses the game of chess as the instrument of learning. It may seem strange that children would find this game interesting. That's where the intellect of the teacher shines through.I highly recommend this movie to one and all.


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