Remember the Titans

Remember the Titans is based on the true story of a high school desegregating, meaning that the school and football team now contain both white and black students. Coach Boone, the team's first African-American coach, must unite a high school football team, share a common goal, and show that anything is possible.

Released 2000; Runtime 113 minutes

  • Coaching: The differences between the two coaches was evident; Coach Yoast was easier on the black players, while Coach Boone was tougher but fairer on all the players; Coaches showed everyone that they can become a family.
  • Commitment: The two coaches had to stick by each other, even while other forces were pulling them apart; The players needed to make academics a greater priority so they could play.
  • Team Cohesion: Worked through their differences during training camp.
  • Cultural Differences; Race & Ethnicity Issues: The setting is after two schools are desegregated and integrated; Racism was still commonplace, but a high school football team showed they were more mature and united than the entire city.
  • Inspirational Moments: Coach Boone brought the team to the Gettysburg battlefield to show them that they were fighting for something just as great.