Glory Road

Glory Road

Director: James Gartner Cast: Josh Lucas, Derek Luke, Jon Voight

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A true-life story of a basketball team who broke down barriers while racking up victories is the basis for this sports drama. Don Haskins (Josh Lucas) was a high school and college basketball star who, after six years of working with high school teams, became the head coach at Texas Western University in 1962. At that time, Texas Western's basketball program was not well respected, but Haskins was determined to change that, and in 1966 Haskins assembled what he was certain was a winning team. However, Haskins' starting lineup was comprised entirely of African-American athletes at a time when racially integrated teams were still a novelty in the South and West. Despite generating a firestorm of controversy, Haskins and his players showed they could succeed where it counted -- on the court. In post-season play Haskins and the Texas Western team found themselves competing for the NCAA championship against the University of Kentucky's all-white team, lead by legendary coach Adolph Rupp (Jon Voight). Glory Road also stars Derek Luke, Alphonso McAuley, Mehcad Brooks, Al Shearer, Damaine Radcliff, Sam Jones III, and Schin S. Kerr as members of Haskins' winning team.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/06/2006
UPC: 0786936292626
Original Release: 2006
Rating: PG
Source: Walt Disney Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:58:00
Sales rank: 2,641

Special Features

Legacy of the Bear: Highlights of Coach Haskins' illustrious career; Surviving Practice: An inside look into Coach Haskins' training regiman; In Their Own Words - Remembering 1966: Extended interviews with players and colleagues of Coach Haskins; Alicia Keys music video - "Sweet Music"; Deleted scenes; Two audio commentaries - Director James Gartner & producer Jerry Bruckheimer; - Writers Chris Cleveland & Bettina Gilois

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Josh Lucas Don Haskins
Derek Luke Bobby Joe Hill
Jon Voight Adolph Rupp
Emily Deschanel Mary Haskins
Evan Jones Moe Iba
Austin Nichols Jerry Armstrong
Sam Jones Willie Worsley
Tatyana Ali Tina
Alphonso McAuley Orsten Artis
Kim Wall Kentucky Wife #1
Mehcad Brooks Harry Flournoy, Jr.
Red West Ross Moore
Damaine Radcliff Willie "Scoops" Cager
Al Shearer Nevil Shed
Schin S. Kerr David Lattin
Kip Weeks Togo Railey
Mitch Eakins Dick Meyers
Alejandro Hernandez David Palacio
James Olivard Louie Baudoin
Lyfe Jennings Singer
Alicia Keys Singer

Technical Credits
James Gartner Director
Bob Badami Musical Direction/Supervision
Jerry Bruckheimer Producer
Chris Cleveland Screenwriter
Christopher Cleveland Screenwriter
Kevin Constant Art Director
Kathleen Cusack Sound/Sound Designer
Alix Friedberg Costumes/Costume Designer
Bettina Gilois Screenwriter
Andy Given Executive Producer
Gregory Allen Howard Screenwriter
John Wright Editor
Jeffrey Kimball Cinematographer
Geoffrey Kirkland Production Designer
Ronna Kress Casting
Chad Oman Executive Producer
Trevor Rabin Score Composer
Pat Sandston Associate Producer
Mike Stenson Executive Producer
John Toon Cinematographer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Glory Road
1. Opening Title [:00]
2. Recruiting a Team [:00]
3. Moving to El Paso [:00]
4. Crossing the Border [:00]
5. Learning As a Team [7:00]
6. Season Opener [8:21]
7. Another Evening Outing [8:33]
8. Cold Reception [8:49]
9. More Unwelcome Away Games [7:09]
10. Unexpected Hero [10:22]
11. Preparing for the Championship [4:52]
12. Pep Talk [8:55]
13. National Championship Game [10:47]
14. Two Minutes From Victory [:24]
15. National Champs [:08]
16. Where Are They Now? [6:55]

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Glory Road 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I watched this movie 2 times in one day and looked at everyday after that, when I could catch it again. I told all family and friends about this movie and asked that they watch it. I love B Ball as we were brought up saying. These players played some B Ball.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I am good friends with a guy who is good friends with the DIRECTOR James Gartner. WHAT a great movie and I almost feel like I'm part of it because of knowing the people involved in making it. THANKS James Gartner and Jerry Bruckheimer. a GREAT movie. nancy lansing, MI
Guest More than 1 year ago
This movie changed my opinion about basketball. I watched it in my english class, and at first I was disappointed that it was a basketball movie, but as soon as the movie started, I was in awe. I recommend you watch it a.s.a.p.
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