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The Heart of the Game (2005)

PG-13 | | Documentary, Sport | 7 July 2006 (USA)
A documentary Roosevelt Roughriders, a girls' high-school basketball team in Seattle, and one player's fight to regain her eligibility to play.

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A documentary Roosevelt Roughriders, a girls' high-school basketball team in Seattle, and one player's fight to regain her eligibility to play.

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THE HEART OF THE GAME captures the passion and energy of a Seattle high school girls' basketball team, the eccentricity of their unorthodox coach, and the incredible true story of one player's fight to play the game she loves. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »
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7 July 2006 (USA)  »

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$11,251 (USA) (9 June 2006)

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$444,687 (USA) (1 September 2006)
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Bill Resler: Draw blood!
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References RoboCop (1987) See more »

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Believe It
Written by M. Ludlum and The Angel (as Angel C.)
Performed by The Angel featuring Mystic
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Lawyers can do good!
19 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Great movie, hard work and proves there are still good people willing to help others regardless of economics, gender, or race.Darnellia has her future ahead of her and it is up to her. Others can only guide the way but she is in charge. Hopefully others will realize not to give up when things turn against you and when given lemons make lemonade out of them. She deserves a break from the autocratic, bureaucratic and stifling attitude of the athletic barons. She overcame her difficulties and others can also. Right is right and it is fortunate that others recognized it and were willing to help. Kudos to the legal profession for doing so and the coach for sticking by her when difficulties arose.


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