The football team at De La Salle High School in California had nothing to boast about until they hired coach Bob Ladouceur (played by Jim Caviezel), who leads the Spartans on a record breaking winning streak. This movie is based on a true story.
Why Is When the Game Stands Tall Rated PG?
When the Game Stands Tall is rated PG for thematic material, a scene of violence, and brief smoking.
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Violence: C+ A character is targeted and shot to death at close range. A father yells at and pushes his son around. Some on-field sports violence is shown.
Sexual Content: A- Brief kissing and embracing is shown.
Language: B The script contains only a handful of profanities.
Alcohol / Drug Use: B A man smokes on a couple of occasions. Characters are shown at a house party.
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Details on home video releases of When the Game Stands Tall...Home Video Notes: When the Game Stands Tall
Release Date: 9 December 2014
When the Game Stands Tall releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following bonus features:
- Select Scene Commentary with Director Thomas Carter & Coach Bob Ladouceur
- Six Deleted & Extended Scenes
- "Undefeated: Making When the Game Stands Tall" -- A behind-the-scenes look at the challenges, excitement and triumphs of filming.
- "Gridiron Action" – A look at the dynamic approach filmmakers took to stage & film the exciting football sequences.
-"The Heart and Soul of a Program" -- A look at the man behind the De La Salle Football Program.