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.
When it opened in 2009, it was the highest-grossing opening weekend for any of Sandra Bullock's movies, until it was surpassed by her film The Heat (2013) three and a half years later, which ultimately was surpassed by _Gravity (2013) less than four months later.
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 ...
In his first game, after the kickoff before their first play, you can see the scoreboard clock behind the team and the clock is running. Clocks don't restart after a kickoff until the next play has started.
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 (USA) (22 November 2009)
$255,959,475 (USA) (3 June 2010)
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