Glory Road Synopsis
A coach leads the first all-black basketball team to the championship.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Where it succeeds is as the story of a chapter in history, the story of how one coach at one school arrived at an obvious conclusion and...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Stirring tale of a team whose big win speeds the integration of intercollegiate sports.
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
This isn't a great film, but it's a surprisingly good and confident one, with a minimum of the showboating that often substitutes, in the...
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
At least a more satisfying basketball saga than last year's "Coach Carter."
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
As movie fiction, I guess it is entertaining enough.
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Still, it's only just a jump shot or two before Glory Road settles into its rudimentary, music-cued rhythms of classroom civics lessons...
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
This is a movie you could watch in your sleep.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
A formulaic and fuzzy feel-good movie.
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Josh Lucas plays Haskins with a no-bull vigor that comes in handy when the script saddles him with all-bull platitudes.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
If you can get past a few swear words, the film's simplicity makes Glory Road a good starting point to get young kids to talk about racism.
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Rated PG | For violence and epithets, and mild language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 10+ Inspiring sports flick about an underdog team.
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