We Could Be King (2014) - Rotten Tomatoes

We Could Be King (2014)

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Slashing budgets and still facing shortfalls, Philadelphia did the unthinkable. It shuttered Germantown High School and sent its students to archrival Martin Luther King, leaving a first-time head coach and a new principal to join together in a fight to unite bitter adversaries. An intimate and unflinching snapshot of urban America's education crisis, We Could Be King is a celebration of the power of sports to bring young people, neighborhoods and a city together.

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By addressing the impact of cuts to sports programs - for some students, the main reason they stay enrolled - "King" is an indictment of anyone quick to write off public schools or the children they teach.

April 24, 2014 | Full Review…

"We Could Be King" provides no introspection, only inspiration.

April 24, 2014 | Full Review…

It takes integrity and poise to do what Dunn manages with his team in "We Could Be King," and watching him in action, demanding the players not only play harder, but be better as people, is remarkable.

August 23, 2014 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

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