The life of a disenfranchised teen living on the wrong side of the tracks, desperate for a way out, collides with an old reclusive track coach, angry at the world and with no purpose in life, with whom he eventually forms a bond. The two are forced to face their circumstances as they race to save each other and, ultimately, themselves. Written by
Anonymous / revised by statmanjeff
The hardest race is against yourself
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material involving violence, drinking and drugs, and for smoking and some language
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Did You Know?
When Eli threatens Drew with a knife, the knife point touches Drew's chin in one camera angle, but in another the tip is many inches away from his face. See more
You're made for the mile, not the 400, and the sooner you realize that, the better off you're gonna be.
References The Karate Kid
I Wish It Would Rain
Written by Rodger Penzabene Sr.
, Norman Whitfield
(as Norman J. Whitfield) and Barrett Strong
Performed by The Temptations See more