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Still shot from the movie: Stand And Deliver.

Stand And Deliver

Edward James Olmos stands and delivers a commanding performance as real life teacher Jamie Escalante, a man who gave up a lucrative career to teach high school to underprivileged kids. Daring to do what no one had ever tried before, he challenges his students to learn complex math and compete for university entrance by writing the Advanced Placement Calculus exam. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: A
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B+
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Theater Release: 10 Mar 1988
Video Release: 09 Nov 1998
MPAA Rating: PG
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For some other movies featuring teachers and their impact on their students’ lives, try Mr. Holland’s Opus , October Sky , and Music of the Heart. To enjoy another inspirational performance by Edward James Olmos, watch Selena.

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