88

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
A civics lesson about integration very artfully - and entertainingly - disguised as an upbeat family sports movie.
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Works better and cuts deeper than the mostly fictionalized "Hoosiers."
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75

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Washington and the others score in this predictable but rousing film where the big victory is over attitudes.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A conventional, button-pushing but emotionally affecting tale.
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75

Mr. Showbiz

By Larry Terenzi
Ultimately nothing more than a live-action cartoon. A high-minded, inspiring cartoon, but a cartoon nonetheless.
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75

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
Producer Jerry Bruckheimer, in an atypically high-minded and low-budget frame of mind, manages to breeze through most of the gridiron genre's obstacles with his admirable, crowd-pleasing Titans.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Earns its emotional moments, and it takes the audience along.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Denzel Washington, by now, could do this sort of role in his sleep.
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40

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Distressingly shallow.
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38

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
History as filtered through the faux-liberal prism of Hollywood's dream factory, and an insult, I believe, to the people who actually carried the fight and endured the pain for civil rights.
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48 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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