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About the Movie
Based on an incredible true story, Coach Carter is the inspirational account of controversial basketball coach Ken Carter (Academy Award nominee Samuel L. Jackson), who received both high praise and staunch criticism when he made national news for a gymnasium "lockout" of his entire undefeated team for poor academic performance. With the players, the parents, and the community rallying to get the team back on the court, Carter must overcome the obstacles of his environment and show the young men a future that stretches beyond gangs, drugs, prison and even basketball.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 146
- Fresh: 95
- Rotten: 51
- Average Rating: 6.1/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Rotten: Carter gives every sports-drama cliche a chance to play. No bad idea is benched.
Fresh: One of those highly effective conventional pictures that remind us that conventionality isn't always a bad thing.
Fresh: By the time you leave, Jackson will have you believing that his Coach Carter is a true original.
Fresh: The basketball footage is often thrilling, the camera whooshing through the action like a darting point guard.
This is one of my favorite sports movies ever. the storyline is great and the ending is wonderfully unexpected. overall great movie.
Probably one of my favourite all time movies!
I Loved This Movie... I Just Love What Happened
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