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In the early 70s, Cathy Rush becomes the head basketball coach at a tiny, all-girls Catholic college. Though her team has no gym and no uniforms -- and the school itself is in danger of being sold -- Coach Rush looks to steer her girls to their first national championship.

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It's 1971. Cathy Rush is a woman ahead of her time, and she's about to embark on an adventure for the ages. A new era is dawning in the country and in collegiate athletics, where a national champion will be crowned for the first time in women's basketball. In the lead up to this historical season, major universities are preparing their game plans to win that first title. Meanwhile a tiny all-women's Catholic college in Philadelphia has a more modest goal: find a coach before the season begins. Providentially, Cathy Rush is about to find Immaculata College. Recently married, Cathy is dealing with the aftermath of a truncated playing career. While cultural norms would have her staying at home, she's willing to do the hard work necessary to help her new team reach their goals-or perhaps she's just trying to achieve her unfulfilled dreams through them. From the beginning, her challenges are as imposing as the big-school teams Immaculata will face on the court. Cathy learns there is no ... Written by Anonymous

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She dared to dream. They dared to believe.

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Our Lady of Victory  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

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$963,221, 23 October 2011, Wide Release

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$1,864,952, 20 November 2011
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Kathy and Ed Rush make cameo appearances. Kathy as the bank teller and Ed as the supporter who "forgets" to take his lotion after donating. See more »

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Basketball scoreboard displays [POSSESSION] indicating which team is to receive the ball at next change of possession (jump ball). The events occur in 1972. The alternating possession arrow rule went into effect in college basketball in 1981. See more »

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Cathy Rush: Anything can happen, when we are committed to our dreams.
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Great family-friendly film with a "classic" feel
17 October 2011 | by See all my reviews

Based upon the true story of the Immaculata College women's basketball team, it is thoroughly refreshing to see a G-rated film with human actors in it. This values-oriented sports drama has the feel of an older, classic Hollywood film that emphasizes the importance of personal dreams, the will to win, and the need for shared sacrifice to achieve success.

These women were at the forefront of everyday women's liberation, depending upon themselves rather than politicians or demonstrations to achieve their goals. Their combined efforts helped to put college women's athletic programs "on the map". Later achievements of individual team members in women's athletics, business, non-profit foundations and academia tell us just how special these women really are.


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