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For Don Haskins, the dream was always about winning: winning with guts, heart and grit; winning with self-respect; and winning even when the odds were completely stacked against you. What Haskins didn't know in 1966--when he was just a small-town family man trying to make an indelible mark in his first job as a collegiate basketball coach--is that his underdog team's incredible victory would transcend sport and change not only his life and the lives of his players, but the country itself. Haskins and his scrappy Texas Western Miners were unwittingly about to revolutionize basketball and the American landscape. It was still a time of innocence in the United States, yet the country was on the verge of major social changes when Haskins decided to play an all-African-American opening lineup at the NCAA championships against the all-white juggernaut of the University of Kentucky Wildcats. Haskins did it to win. But his bold decision would help break down barriers of segregation that affected every segment of society and set a new course for the future as his team did the one thing they could to prove themselves to a watching world: the played their hearts out.

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Cast:
Josh Lucas (as Coach Don Haskins )
James Aaron (as Herman Carr )
Brandi-Alisa Bates (as Mary's Girlfriend )
Jim Bishop (as Iowa Assistant Coach )
Patrick Blanchard (as Brent Haskins )
Wes Brown (as Pat Riley )
Jennifer Cotton (as Joleen )
Mitch Eakins (as Dick Myers )
Patrick Fulton (as Wade Junior )
Tobi Gadison (as Alvin/Flournoy's Friend )
Samuel Garland (as Mark Haskins )
Alejandro D. Hernandez (as David Palacio )
Henry Jäderlund (as Texas Team Ambassador )
David Jensen (as Doctor )
Evan Jones (as Moe )
Catherine McGoohan (as Esther Rupp )
Ritchie Montgomery (as Wallace )
Tyler New (as Gary Gamble )
Austin Nichols (as Jerry Armstrong )
E.J. Nolan (as Jud Milton )
James Olivard (as Louis Baudoin )
Damaine Radcliff (as Willie Cager )
Valeri Ross (as Mrs. Cager )
Jon Voight (as Coach Adolph Rupp )
Kip Weeks (as Togo Railey )
Red West (as Ross Moore )

Directed By: James Gartner
Written By: Chris Cleveland
Produced By: Walt Disney Pictures

Release Date (US): January 13th, 2006

Length of Movie: 1h 46min

MPAA Rating: PG for racial issues including violence and epithets, and momentary language

Budget: $

Opening Weekend: $13,594,734

Glory Road Soundtrack

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1. People Get Ready - Lyfe Jennings, Alicia Keys
2. Ain't That Peculiar - Marvin Gaye
3. Uptight (Everything's Alright) - Stevie Wonder
4. Dancing in the Street - Martha Reeves, The Vandellas
5. I'm on My Way to Canaan - Mahalia Jackson
6. Can You Do It - The Contours
7. Shake It Up Baby (Twist and Shout) - The Isley Brothers
8. Down in the Boondocks - Billy Joe Royal
9. I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now) - Otis Redding
10. Ain't That Good News - Meditation Singers
11. I Will Make the Darkness Light - Alicia Keys
12. Glory Road - Alicia Keys, Trevor Rabin

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