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  • Summary: In 1971 high school football was everything to the people of Alexandria, Virginia. But when the local school board was forced to integrate an all black school with an all white school, the very foundation of football's great tradition was put to the test. (Walt Disney Pictures)
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  1. Positive: 15 out of 32
  2. Negative: 7 out of 32
  1. Works better and cuts deeper than the mostly fictionalized "Hoosiers."
  2. Earns its emotional moments, and it takes the audience along.
  3. 75
    Has the outer form of a brave statement about the races in America, but the soul of a sports movie in which everything is settled by the obligatory last play in the last seconds of the championship game.
  4. If Remember the Titans is corny, it's unabashedly, even generously so.
  5. 50
    Perfectly effective when judged on its own merits, but is that really enough anymore?
  6. 40
    Distressingly shallow.
  7. So smug and so proud of itself, and you can tell that everybody involved conceives of it as a civics lesson instead of a story, that they squeeze all the life out of it.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 36 out of 37
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 37
  3. Negative: 1 out of 37
  1. Apr 27, 2013
    Are the metacritics just ignorant or what? How does this movie not have 90metascore (atleast), This is one of the best movies ever made. I can watch this movie over and over again, without being bored. Simply, amazing. Expand
  2. Nov 24, 2013
    When first saw this, I knew what was going to happen and such, but it's how they get there, with an amazing emotional turn and fun, this is one of my favorite movies. Expand
  3. Nov 15, 2011
    I think you should ignore the critics on this one. This is definitely one of my favorite movies! I can watch this movie over and over again. The story is absolutely great! Personally I like football a lot, which makes this movie even more appealing to me. And the fact that it's all based on actual events from 1971, makes this movie to what it is; a masterpiece! A must-see!! Expand
  4. Apr 6, 2013
    Remember the Titans is an inspirational sports film about a football team in Virginia. The plot in this movie is great and everyone was absolutely great at acting. From Denzel Washington to the barely seen football players on the team. In my opinion, this is a good inspirational movie for everyone that I recommend you see. Expand
  5. Nov 28, 2012
    The embodiment of excellent modern sports dramas, "Remember The Titans" is inspiring, compelling, and intelligent.
  6. Mar 10, 2014
    A Disney story with a Disney ending. The movie tweaks a few details of the true story to make it pleasing for everyone watching. And that is exactly what it was, enjoyable to watch with great quotable speeches. But it was just too predictable and too "soft" for my taste but good insight to what it was like in those days. My final score is 71.8 out of 100. Expand

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