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Overall A

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.

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

MPAA Rating: PG

Stand And Deliver

The most recent home video release of this movie is November 9, 1998. Here are some details…

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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.