I really like Terrence Howard, and this movie was pretty good. Despite being super-sweet (to the point of saccharine), and being emotionally heavy-handed, I still had tears well in my eyes from time to time. While not overtly racist, this film was subtly racist. In the entire fil...
A college-educated African-American schoolteacher frustrated by his inability to find a job repairs an abandoned recreational pool hall in hopes of starting Philadelphia's first African-American swim ... read more
Directed by: Sunu Gonera
Release Date: March 14, 2007
DVD Release Date: June 26, 2007
Stats: 3,391 reviews
Flixster Reviews (3,391)
April 18, 2011
March 4, 2011
I really liked this film alot. It's simple, very formulaic, but it is also very touching. Terrence Howard gives a very good performance. I'd recommend this film to anyone.
June 22, 2008
Swim films make good pick me up films with a very sporting motif underlying the movie pitch. Slightly let down in the fact that it was about this, haha, but still 4 stars for being good.
August 16, 2007
[size=3]"Pride" is one of those simple, conventional but uplifting movies about at-risk youth defying the odds and learning to believe in themselves.[/size]
[size=3]The film is set in 1974 Phil...
July 2, 2007fb619846742
From what I saw of it, totally cliched and very familiar, no originality at all.
July 8, 2007
It was a heart warming story of a community center on the way out of business. Time framed in the seventies based upon a true story, this movie will compel you to sit and watch until it is finished. Soul stirring performances Terrence Dashon Howard and Bernie Mack....fighting aga...
July 15, 2009
I love swimming movies, even though actors can't swim for toffee. Plus this ones got Terrence Howard in it, hurray,
Though Terrence Howards in everything
September 24, 2007fb1025970122
No its not the most original story anymore after both titans and Glory Road, but with these sports movies its all about the genuine heart the actors must relay into the determination they are required to have to overcome the obstacles. In this racial story line Terrance Howard is...
March 1, 2007
Fine but familiar.
October 26, 2010sayers1977
Another late night find, this is a 'type' of film that we've seen many times before but it is still very entertaining and Terence Howard and Bernie Mac are great. Maybe because I used to be a swimmer I enjoyed this more than most but the film worked for me. Perhaps it could have ...
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