Woodlawn

One Hope. One Truth. One Way (John 14:6)


Woodlawn
Set in 1973, a spiritual awakening captures the hearts of the Woodlawn High School Football team. Lead by their coach, and fueled by the team’s dedication to love and unity in a school filled with racism and hate, the team makes an astounding run at the playoffs, leading to the largest high school football game ever played in the torn city of Birmingham, Alabama, and the rise of it’s first African American superstar.

119 minutes.
Parental Guidance 10-12 (Prejudice).
Drama, Religious, Sports.
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Credits

Cast
Sean Astin, Nick Bishop, Caleb Castille, Sherri Shepherd, Jon Voight, Joy Brunson
Director
Andrew Erwin, Jon Erwin
ScreenplayJon Erwin, Quinton Peeples, from the book by Todd Gerelds, Mark Shlabach
MusicPaul Mills
CinematographyKristopher Kimlin
EditingBrent McCorkle
Sound formats
Made in2015
Produced byCrescent City Pictures, Red Sky Studios

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USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance SuggestedRated PG for thematic elements including some racial tension/violence
Runtime123
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
1
Violence
3
Blood / Gore / Gross
1
Guns / Weapons
2
Profanity
0
Alcohol / Drugs
1
Smoking
1
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
3
Frightening / Tense Scenes
3
Jump Scenes
2
Tense Family Scenes
3
Music (Scary/Tense)
1
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
5

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
10 +
Positive messages
4
Positive role models
4
Violence
3
Sex
1
Language
1
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
1

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi
10
Cape Times
Frank Scheck quote iconTrue faith-based football tale.
10
ScreenIt
Jim Judy quote iconThe football scenes are handled well, the acting is, for the most part, solid, and there are some decent, and heartfelt emotional moments.
11
Metacritic.com
4 critics
11
Rottentomatoes critics
13 critics
13
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer
15
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconHeartwarming fact-based drama about faith, race, football.
10

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
16 users
12
Rottentomatoes users
9777 users
16
Internet
3692 Netizens quote iconToo much of a God thing?
13

Average .. 61%

12

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