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Overall B+

Burt Lancaster stars as Native American Jim Thorpe, who achieved Olympic glory only to have his medals stripped due to a technicality.

Violence B-
Sexual Content B
Profanity B+
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: Not Rated

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Jim Thorpe: All American

How does Coach Warner continue to mentor Jim long after the athlete has graduated? What role can a good coach play in the development of a player’sabilities on and off the field?

How does Jim’s obsession with news reports reflect his self-esteem? What happens when he begins to care more about what the reporters say than he does about the people who love him?

What extra challenges does he face because of his racial heritage? Has that changed in athletic competition’s today?

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