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Jaime Escalante is a mathematics teacher in a school in a hispanic neighbourhood. Convinced that his students have potential, he adopts unconventional teaching methods to try and turn gang members and no-hopers into some of the country's top algebra and calculus students.

MPAA Rating PG

Status Released

Release Date 1988-03-11

Runtime 103 minutes

Revenue $14m


TMDB 7.7


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Likewise shared a tip "Streaming 7/1"

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redetoto shared a tip "Probably the best role Edward James Olmos has played by far"

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alia_thayne shared a tip "Great movie! Its based off the true story of Jaime Escalante."

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graff_fuller shared a tip "Great film!"

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columbus_franklin shared a tip "Awesome theme song by #AdamAnt 🐜"

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amy_smith_4751 shared a tip "About a great teacher"

maricruz_bahena shared a tip "BEST MOVIE EVER ! I rewatch it every month ! Its that good !"


love_is_everthing_l shared a tip "Strong message"

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bean_n_bacon shared a tip "Older movie yet with a positive message"

leslie_lewis_2353 shared a tip "Inspiational and life changing."

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clara_frade shared a tip "Amazing movie. Show this movie in my class each year."

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paul_mitchell_5433 shared a tip "It has a whole lot of heart"

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tasha_mcfarlane shared a tip "We watched this multiple times in school."

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meezyxo shared a tip "best movie"

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rose_marie_304 shared a tip "It was very interesting"

jazmin_castaneda shared a tip "it shows on how the culture struggled &’ even if people didnt believe in them they jeptnon going #chicana 🤎💯"

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cecilia_siruno shared a tip "Love this movie! Very inspiring to me."

jennifer_stewart_7998 shared a tip "Fantastic"

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