PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All-American football player and first-round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.
Oher was placed on injured reserve by the Carolina Panthers on November 25, 2016 with a concussion, having played in only three games during the 2016 season. On July 20, 2017, he was released by the Panthers after a failed physical.
Leigh Anne Touhy:
There's a moment of orderly silence before a football play begins. Players are in position, linemen are frozen, and anything is possible. Then, like a traffic accident, stuff begins to randomly collide. From the snap of the ball to the snap of the ...
When Michael and the Tuohy family go out to celebrate Michael's acceptance into spring football, Leigh Anne's hairstyle changes from a pony tail to simply pinned back on either side.
Family, school and sports photographs of the real Michael Oher and of the real Tuohy family are shown during the initial credits.
$34,119,372 22 November 2009