PG | | Drama
The story of Jaime Escalante, a high school teacher who successfully inspired his dropout prone students to learn calculus.
Jaime Escalante was actually impressed by the movie, stating that it was 'Ninety per cent truth, and ten per cent drama.'
Do you want me to do it for you?
Jaime Escalante: You're supposed to say no.
Jaime Escalante never had a heart attack as depicted in the movie. He had a inflammation of the gall bladder. He stated this in a interview.
$411,884 (USA) (13 March 1988)
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