Pride

March 2007108 minutes
Drama
112

The year is 1973, and Jim Ellis (Terrence Howard), a college-educated African-American, can?t find a job. Driven by his love of competitive swimming, Jim converts an abandoned recreational pool hall in a Philadelphia slum with the help of Elston (Bernie Mac), a local janitor. But when city officials mark the new Philadelphia Department of Recreation for demolition, Jim fights back ? by starting the city?s first African-American swim team. Recruiting troubled teens from the streets, Jim struggles to transform a motley team of novices into capable swimmers ? all in time for the upcoming state championships. But as racism, violence and an unsympathetic city official threaten to tear the team apart, Jim must do everything he can to convince his swimmers that victory, both in and out of the pool, is within their reach?
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Audio Language
English (Stereo)
Subtitles
English
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Run time
108 minutes
Rating
PG
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