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Glory Road [P&S] [DVD] [2006]

SKU:7763841
Release Date:06/06/2006
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    Overview

    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (17 out of 17)

    Special Features


    • Legacy of the Bear: Highlights of Coach Haskins' illustrious career
    • Surviving Practice: An inside look into Coah Haskins' training regimen
    • In Their Own Words - Remembering 1966: Extended interviews with players and Colleagues of Coach Haskins
    • Alicia Key music video - "Sweet Music"
    • Deleted scenes
    • Two audio commentaries - Director James Gartner & producer Jerry Bruckheimer
    • - Writers Chris Cleveland & Bettina Gilois

    Synopsis


    Glory Road
    A true-life story of a basketball team who broke down barriers while racking up victories is the basis for this sports drama. Don Haskins (Josh Lucas) was a high school and college basketball star who, after six years of working with high school teams, became the head coach at Texas Western University in 1962. At that time, Texas Western's basketball program was not well respected, but Haskins was determined to change that, and in 1966 Haskins assembled what he was certain was a winning team. However, Haskins' starting lineup was comprised entirely of African-American athletes at a time when racially integrated teams were still a novelty in the South and West. Despite generating a firestorm of controversy, Haskins and his players showed they could succeed where it counted -- on the court. In post-season play Haskins and the Texas Western team found themselves competing for the NCAA championship against the University of Kentucky's all-white team, lead by legendary coach Adolph Rupp (Jon Voight). Glory Road also stars Derek Luke, Alphonso McAuley, Mehcad Brooks, Al Shearer, Damaine Radcliff, Sam Jones III, and Schin S. Kerr as members of Haskins' winning team. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Josh Lucas
      Josh Lucas - Don Haskins
    • Derek Luke
      Derek Luke - Bobby Joe Hill
    • Jon Voight
      Jon Voight - Adolph Rupp
    • Emily Deschanel
      Emily Deschanel - Mary Haskins
    • Evan Jones
      Evan Jones - Moe Iba



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