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The Blind Side

Big Mike (Quinton Aaron) has problems even bigger than his physical size. When the disadvantaged teen comes to the attention of Leigh Ann and Sean Touhy (Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw), the affluent couple takes him into their family and tries to help him. Based on a true story, love, tutoring and football play a large role in this inspirational movie. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: A-
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: B
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 129
Theater Release: 20 Nov 2009
Video Release: 23 Mar 2010
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Director John Lee Hancock also worked on The Rookie, another true story about a long shot athlete. Football and a good education change the life of a struggling youth in the movie Rudy. Singer/Actor Tim McGraw plays the father of a feisty horse lover in Flicka.

Home Video Extra Features

The Blind Side releases to DVD and Blu-ray on March 23, 2010.

The Blind Side on Blu-ray offers the following bonus extras:

- Michael Oher Exclusive: Interview with the Pro Footballer Whose Life the Movie Depicts
- Sidelines: Conversations On The Blind Side (Sandra Bullock and Leigh Anne Tuohy Go One-On-One / Director/Screenwriter John Lee Hancock and Author Michael Lewis Go One-on-One)
- Acting Coaches: Behind The Blind Side (When Six Legendary SEC College Football Coaches Come Together, Competition Steps Up Both On and Off the Screen)
- The Story of Big Quinton (Actor Quinton Aaron’s Moving Life Story Has Much in Common with the Football Star He Portrays)

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