Remember the Titans (2000)
USA / English
"They came together when their classmates and loved ones would not. "The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.
Predictable but solid "feel good" football entertainment.
"Remember the Titans" tells about a black football coach
(Washington) who transfers to an integrated high school
where he's faced with turning black and white prejudices
into teamwork and winning the state championship with a
racially mixed team in a racially divided society. On the
downside, "Titans" shows us nothing new, runs too long,
too busy and is a journeyman production at best. On the
upside, the film turns black and white issues into
appropriate shades of gray, delivers lots of grid iron
action, and waxes to a Rockyesque "feel good" conclusion.
The fact that females scored this football flick higher
IMDB.com) than males is telling.
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