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Samuel L Jackson
Rick Gonzalez
Rob Brown
Thomas Carter
Mark Schwan
John Gatins
Running Time
136 minutes

Coach Carter
Samuel L. Jackson as a hard-ass high-school basketball coach

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Ken Carter (Jackson) is an unorthodox high-school basketball coach, but while his methods raise eyebrows, the results can't be argued with. However, when Carter benches his entire team after discovering how abysmal their grades are, controversy is stirred...

On paper a routine sports yarn. On screen, thanks to Jackson refusing to phone it in, far more satisfying than you might expect.

Reviewed by Simon Braund

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