Remember the Titans Reviews

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May 30, 2019
What's most amazing about these actors is that they make each player a well-defined individual.
May 14, 2019
Denzel Washington is just excellent in this role.
December 28, 2010
Inspiring football drama brings history to life.
September 17, 2010
The crack-of-dawn jog to Gettysburg is the only hokey Hail Mary in an otherwise smart, stirring sports film. Consider "Titans" a PG-rated, kindhearted drill for the brutal sadism that would win Denzel Washington an Oscar for "Training Day."
January 14, 2010
The absence of innovation can easily be forgiven.
August 7, 2008
The film is quite lightweight for the subject matter, but Washington and company make it watchable.
July 31, 2008
Although there's enough emotional manipulation here to fill a river with tears, it's hard not to be swept up...
July 31, 2008
Maybe it's all true. But one is always a little discomfited when life, or a movie, imitates weary melodramatic patterns this slavishly.
May 29, 2008
Yakin's hackwork is so slickly manipulative and preachy it has the tone of a politician's TV commercial...
Top Critic
March 26, 2007
The leads, Denzel Washington and particularly Will Patton, are so good they occasionally make you forget the material is shameless.
July 24, 2006
Unless you find the idea of such an earnest, well-meaning mixture of rah-rah sports action, social commentary and maudlin tearjerker off-putting from the start, you'll find that this example is professionally crafted and perhaps even momentarily stirring.
June 24, 2006
The emphasis on the players' developing mutual trust, is absorbing to watch and cleanly directed.
March 15, 2006
The film tries its best not to point fingers and avoids the strawmen racists that are so easily shown in other movies.
December 31, 2005
One of the most entertaining films of the year.
January 29, 2005
... a highly manipulative, utterly predictable and greatly entertaining film
August 1, 2003
...impossible to resist.
May 22, 2003
The best performance here, though, is by Will Patton who infuses his Coach Yoast with the humanity that's strangely missing from Washington's Coach Boone.
May 14, 2003
Will someone please make me a great football movie?
April 8, 2003
Remember The Titans won't win any Oscars and it won't explain the rules of American football but the glow will last the whole way home.
February 8, 2003
A moving story with nice work from young actors Wood Harris and Ryan Hurst, among others, as the young men forced to see beyond skin color.
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