After leading his football team to 15 winning seasons, coach Bill Yoast is demoted and replaced by Herman Boone – tough, opinionated and as different from the beloved Yoast as he could be. The two men learn to overcome their differences and turn a group of hostile young men into champions.
- Genre: Drama
- Studio: Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Technical Black, Run It Up Productions Inc.
- Keyword: ku klux klan, american football, 1970s, trainer, race politics, coaction, civil rights, apartheid, friendship, sports, politics, high school, racial segregation, racist, high school sports, based on true story, racial tension, xenophobia, virginia, head coach
- Cast: Denzel Washington, Will Patton, Wood Harris, Ryan Hurst, Donald Faison, Craig Kirkwood