P.D.R.


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Release Date: March 23, 2007Running Time: 108 mins.
MPAA Rating: PGBox Office: $7,036,608.00
Genre: Biopic, Drama, Period, Sports

Cast:

Terrence Howard

Bernie Mac

Kevin Phillips

Evan Ross

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Summary:
The year is 1973, and Jim Ellis, a college-educated African-American, can't find a job. Driven by his love of competitive swimming, Jim converts an abandoned recreational pool hall in a Philadelphia slum with the help of Elston, a local janitor. But when city officials mark the new Philadelphia Department of Recreation for demolition, Jim fights back--by starting the city's first African-American swim team. Recruiting troubled teens from the streets, Jim struggles to transform a motley team of novices into capable swimmers--all in time for the upcoming state championships. But as racism, violence and an unsympathetic city official threaten to tear the team apart, Jim must do everything he ca... Full Summary >>

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