Coach Carter (2005)
USA / English
"It begins on the street. It ends here.
"Samuel L. Jackson plays the controversial high school basketball coach who benched his undefeated team due to their collective poor academic record in 1999.
A good story of a coach who believes his players can excel in life
'Coach Carter' is based on a true story of Coach Ken Carter, a
controversial high school basketball coach played by Samuel L. Jackson.
Coach Carter took the coaching job under his rules. He believed that
the players must maintain good grades and become a united team or they
would not play. All the team players signed his contract to do just
that. The team was undefeated and on it's way to the 1999 State
Championship, when Coach Carter received the low grades of his players.
Coach Carter received national attention when he locked the gym and
benched the whole team for poor grades. Coach Carter received some
praise and much more criticism for his decision. This is a good
inspirational movie of what one must do to excel in sports and in life.
Coach Carter taught his players that they must be committed and work
hard to excel. This is good movie for people who like sports.
(Paramount, Run time 2:16, Rated PG-13)(8/10)
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