Won't Back Down Image
Metascore
42

Mixed or average reviews - based on 34 Critics

User Score
6.4

Generally favorable reviews- based on 14 Ratings

Summary: A fictional story inspired by actual events, the film chronicles the journey of two women, a struggling mother played by Maggie Gyllenhaal, and a veteran teacher played by Viola Davis, who embark on a mission to turn around their kids' failing school. Against all odds and countless obstacles, they persevere and ultimately succeed, providing a better education and better life for their children, as well as other kids in their community. (20th Century Fox)
Runtime: 121 min
Rating: Rated PG for thematic elements and language
Official Site: http://wbdtoolkit.com/
Production: Gran Via Productions
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Jan 15, 2013
Director Credit
Daniel Barnz Director
Writer Credit
Brin Hill Written By
Daniel Barnz Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Holly Hunter Evelyn Riske
Maggie Gyllenhaal Jamie Fitzpatrick
Viola Davis Nona Alberts
Cast Credit
Bill Nunn Principal Holland
Dante Brown Cody Alberts
Emily Alyn Lind Malia Fitzpatrick
Franklin Ojeda Smith Mr. King
Jennifer Massey Valerie Bathgate
John W. Iwanonkiw Adams Teacher
Keith Flippen Ben
Lance Reddick Charles Alberts
Liza Colón-Zayas Yvonne
Marianne Jean-Baptiste Olivia Lopez
Nancy Bach Deborah
Ned Eisenberg Gould
Oscar Isaac Michael Raymond
Rosie Perez Breena Harper
Sara Lindsey Bethany Mills
Sarab Kamoo Principal Chamudes
Stephen Weigand Riske's Assistant
Teri Clark Miss Andrews
Ving Rhames Principal Thompson
Producer Credit
Mark Johnson Producer
Ron Schmidt Executive Producer
Tom Williams Executive Producer
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