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Glory Road (2006)

Glory Road

Overview


Genre

Drama

Release Date

January 13, 2006

MPAA Rating

PG

Duration

106 min.

Studio

Walt Disney Pictures

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

Cast and Crew


Director

James Gartner

Producer

Jeffrey L. Kimball

Screenwriter

Christopher Cleveland, Bettina Gilois

Starring

Story


"Glory Road," from Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films, is based on the inspiring true story of the underdog Texas Western basketball team whose drive to win superceded some of the most bruising and difficult challenges during a point in U.S. history of massive cultural and philosophical turmoil. It was a time when, against all odds, the first all African American starting lineup of players took the country by storm and, in a surprise turn of events, wont the 1966 NCAA tournament title. Josh Lucas stars as Hall of Famer Don Haskins, the passionately dedicated college basketball coach that changed the history of basketball and, in turn, helped change the course of history. The film is directed by James Gartner, written by Christopher Cleveland & Bettina Gilois.

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Josh Lucas as Coach Don Haskins in Walt Disney Pictures' "Glory Road" (2006)
Josh Lucas as Coach Don Haskins in Walt Disney Pictures' "Glory Road" (2006)

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PREMIERE PHOTO

Emily Deschanel
Glory Road World Premiere
Jan 05, 2006
Emily Deschanel
Glory Road World Premiere
Jan 05, 2006

REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..well-meaning, stylish, inspirational sports drama..”
by Pam Grady [Reel]
“..an inspiring and important film in the opening of the 2006 movie season..”
by Bruce Bluett [The Cinema Source]
“..a competently made story of a team with seemingly no chance to win that seizes the opportunity and rides it to the end..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]