PG | | Drama
The story of Jaime Escalante, a high school teacher who successfully inspired his dropout prone students to learn calculus.
Jaime Escalante's son Fernando was played by Edward James Olmos' real-life son Bodie Olmos.
It's not that they're stupid, it's just they don't know anything.
One of the students, while talking with Mr. Escalante outside, is holding a can of Diet Pepsi bearing the logo introduced in 1985, three years later then the movie takes place.
$411,884 (USA) (13 March 1988)
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