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The Blind Side (2009)  link to The Blind Side on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 628

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IMDb Rating:
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7.7/10 (237563 votes)

Country: USA, 129 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Sport, Biography

Director(s): John Lee Hancock

Cast: Sandra Bullock (as Leigh Anne Tuohy), Tim McGraw (as Sean Tuohy), Quinton Aaron (as Michael Oher), Jae Head (as S.J. Tuohy), Lily Collins (as Collins Tuohy)

Medium: Unknown,

Storyline: Based on the true story of Leigh Anne Tuohy and Sean Tuohy who take in a homeless teenage African-American, Michael Oher. Michael has no idea who his father is and his mother is a drug addict. Michael has had little formal education and few skills to help him learn. Leigh Anne soon takes charge however, as is her nature, ensuring that the young man has every opportunity to succeed. When he expresses an interest in football, she goes all out to help him, including giving the coach a few ideas on how best to use Michael's skills. They not only provide him with a loving home, but hire a tutor to help him improve his grades to the point where he would qualify for an NCAA Division I athletic scholarship. Michael Oher was the first-round pick of the Baltimore Ravens in the 2009 NFL draft.

Location: c5p20

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1