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McFarland, USA (Theatrical)

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Kevin Costner stars in Disney's McFarland, USA, a moving film based on an inspirational true story of underdogs triumphing over tremendous obstacles. When Coach Jim White (Costner) arrives to teach at a predominantly Latino high school, everyone has a lot to learn about each other. But when Coach discovers the boys' exceptional running ability, things change. Beyond their talent, it's the power of family, commitment to each other and work ethic that transforms them into champions -- helping them achieve their own American dream. Experience this heartwarming celebration of the human spirit in McFarland, USA.

  • DirectorNiki Caro
  • Runtime: 2 hr 8 min
  • StudioWalt Disney Pictures
  • QualityHD

Reviews about McFarland, USA (Theatrical)

McFarland, USA (Theatrical)
Robin G. Edwards
Five Stars

What a wonderful, heartwarming story. I highly recommend this movie.

McFarland, USA (Theatrical)
StalkyReader
Likely to Cause Cheering

Best feel-good movie in forever. Loved it - and the soundtrack adds to the magic.

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Los Tigres del Norte Make Disney's Latin-Tinged 'McFarland, USA' Soundtrack Real - Billboard


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The great Norteño musicians and immigration activists Los Tigres del Norte bring some authenticity to the just-released McFarland, USA soundtrack album. Los Tigres' pan-Latin pride song "América" is featured in the opening credits of the film, which ...

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