From the Rough Synopsis
Catana Starks from historically black university Tennessee State, that became the first woman ever to coach an all-men's team at the collegiate level
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Movie Reviews

Good Movie

By RockCity
An enjoyable feel good movie that shows us how to meld our differences into a positive. The coach, team members, and administrators all have to look inside ourselves to find the best of their outer...

From the Rough

By mmrussin2
My husband and I really enjoyed this movie. It has just the right amount of humor and sentimentality, plus the acting is wonderful. I am friends with the family of the writer/producer and know how...

By deltastrat
Rousing story about a woman's determination in spite of all obstacle. Universally applicable, a true, inspiring, entertaining, and motivating human story. It draws you in, and leaves you feeling good...

From the Rough

By cburton723
Dr. Starks was one of my former professors. I am so proud of her accomplishments. Well deserved!!...

From the Rough

By jonesed43
This movie is excellent. Very inspirational. Actors were outstanding....


By ntomai22
So much more than a sports movie....there were many dynamics at play. Some triumphant tears and a few good laughs....


By blessedfnaz
My husband and I and daughter 17 loved the movie. I can't understand why it wasn't hyped up...or why its only in a few theaters. Now I'm not an die hard critic that over analyzes a movie. We must...

Breath of fresh

By nivram122173
Very good movie that has something for everyone not just black audiences....

Fun and heartwarming

By klnnyc
From the Rough is a "feel good" movie grounded in determination and perseverance despite the obstacles and the odds. It's a great film for the whole family!...

A must see!

By Brizhe
The overall feel seems very much like an independent film. That aside the story and the casting for the film is great. Taraji Henson was excellent in this movie. We need more untold...

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Rated PG | For Language and Thematic Elements
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Solid sports tale has positive messages, feel-good themes.
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