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The Blind Side

(DVD - 2010 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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Michael Oher is a homeless African-American teenager who is from a broken home. Mike is taken in by the Touhys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher's presence in the Touhys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, Mike faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome - as both a football player and student. Mike works hard and, with the help of his coaches and adopted family, becomes an All-American offensive left tackle. Based on the true life story of NFL first-round draft pick Michael Oher.
Title: The blind side
[videorecording]
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010]
Edition: Widescreen presentation
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (128 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: Alcon Entertainment ; Zucker/Netter Productions ; produced by Broderick Johnson, Andrew A. Kosove, Gil Netter ; written by John Lee Hancock ; directed by John Lee Hancock
Notes: Title from container
Based on the book "The blind side: evolution of a game" by Michael Lewis
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009
Special features: Additional scenes
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy
Summary: Michael Oher is a homeless African-American teenager who is from a broken home. Mike is taken in by the Touhys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher's presence in the Touhys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, Mike faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome - as both a football player and student. Mike works hard and, with the help of his coaches and adopted family, becomes an All-American offensive left tackle. Based on the true life story of NFL first-round draft pick Michael Oher.
ISBN: 1419885995
9781419885990
Branch Call Number: DVD Drama BLIND
Credits: Director of photography, Alar Kivilo ; editor, Mark Livolsi ; music, Carter Burwell.
Performers: Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Quinton Aaron, Jae Head, Lily Collins, Ray McKinnon, Kim Dickens, Adriane Lenox, Kathy Bates, Catherine Dyer, Andy Stahl.
System Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Other Language: English, French, or Spanish dialogue; English, French, or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Subject Headings: Oher, Michael Drama Homeless teenagers Tennessee Drama African American football players Tennessee Drama Football Offense Tennessee Drama Adoptees Tennessee Drama University of Mississippi Alumni and alumnae Drama African American professional athletes Drama
Genre/Form: Football films
Sports films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Fiction films
Biographical films
Topical Term: Homeless teenagers
African American football players
Football
Adoptees
African American professional athletes
Publisher No: 1000110426 Warner Home Video
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Jul 20, 2014
  • POLITICSOWNSUS rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

Just another White Savior complex movie of a poor black child period.I am sick and tired of these sports movies that are really screwing up black boys in real life worldwide literally,to use their bodies,not their brains,to become WINNERS in real life financially period.This is just another extreme MK ULTRA BRAINWASH for black boys only to destroy their bodies,and brains for the DEEPLY RACIST NFL modern day slave owners to make $ to significantly shorten their lifespans period!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Mar 01, 2014
  • kayliemarie rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

As expected, a hearwarming movie and another great performance by Sandra Bullock.

Feb 05, 2014
  • Reynold_Nugter rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I really enjoyed this movie.

Dec 17, 2013
  • mookiepooks rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Love this film. It's so sad, but a heartwarming story that shows the depths of the human heart.

Oct 12, 2013
  • eggcelentmovie rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This movie stars Sandra bullock, lily Collins, Tim McGraw, Quinton Aaron, Jae head, and Kathy bates. This movie is biography on the life of Michael Oher which includes being adopted by a very considerate family known as the toughies, playing football, and getting a fresh start at life. Michael Oher is now a professional football player who started from nothing and has made a name for him self. I like this movie personally a lot because of its acting and sometimes its sadder moments. It shows you how to be a good Christian and how to accept someone for there deference’s and sometimes there struggle the acting in this movie I thought was fantastic Sandra bullock as always did a great job on this movie in terms of acting and learning the role she had to play and so did Quinton Aaron who I think did a near perfect job at playing Michael Oher he met the physical size and facial expressions and just general sadness at the world . The storyline is all true which is a little sad that some people actually live the way Michael did in this movie but with a little hard work and sacrifice we can help people like this to do something with themselves and to get out of the conditions they live in. I think this movie deserves a four star grade not because it teaches lessons and I’m a football fan but because of the amazing acting story line and the fact that it’s a true story.

Jun 11, 2013
  • EricJing rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This movie is sucha heartwarming and awesome movie and is the best movie I have seen in a long time. and its based on true story. A+!!

May 09, 2013
  • velloxal rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Incredible story about human touch, understanding and cultural difference.
Love it from the start.

Feb 25, 2013
  • terriflt rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Best movie I have seen in a very long time. I might even buy this one as I do think I could watch it over and over again

awsome move. how anyone could make bad comments is beside me

Jan 14, 2013
  • voisjoe1 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is a movie about how important family is to a person. It has similarities to the movie “Antwone Fisher,” except Antwone found his “good” family after finding his biological mother. Sandra Bullock won the Oscar for lead actress.

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Sep 27, 2011
  • canadianpaul rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

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