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Gerry and Julias build a bromance in Remember the Titans.
Will Smith and son Jayden in a pitiful plight in The Pursuit of Happyness.

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Remember the Titans

Watch on Disney Plus (29:11 - 30:50; 34:15 - 35:46)
Also on: YouTube

IMDB: [open]
Maturity Rating: PG
Spoilers: Moderate
  • 2000 film commonly referred to as the best football movie ever made
  • Based very loosely on the 1971 TC Williams High school football team (school was recently renamed to Alexandria City Public School)
  • David incorrectly cited this based on the 1961 high school football team (when it was actually loosely based on the 1971 football team)
  • Denzel Washington plays Herman Boone, who led the program to an undefeated 13-0 season in his first year as head coach
  • Same scenes on YouTube:
  • Attitude Reflects Leadership: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guA_4AzXqh0
  • Strong Side: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AWtpFqKD-o

@ 12:56

The Pursuit of Happyness

Watch on Netflix (1:21:07 - 1:28:30)

IMDB: [open]
Maturity Rating: PG-13
Spoilers: Moderate
  • 2006
  • the subway station scene
  • Will Smith, playing Chris Gardner
  • based on a true story
  • Will’s actual son, Jaden Smith plays the son of the main character
  • Jaden was 8 years old at time of filming
  • Real life Chris Gardner published an autobiography
  • and was an associate producer for the film

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