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Director: Ramon Menendez     Starring: Edward James Olmos
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Format: DVD
Sku: 40102589
UPC: 085391637721
UPC 14: 00085391637721
Rating: Game Rating Code
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The true story of an east los angeles high school teacher who cajoles, bullies and inspires his students to excel at calculus.
Editor's Note
In this true story, a class not expected to exceed beyond basic arithmetic, thanks to an inspirational teacher, make academic history by achieving record high scores in the state's Advanced Placement Calculus Exam. Academy Award Nominations: Best Actor--Edward James Olmos.
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Video Features DVD, Scene Access, Pan and Scan (TV Format), No Longer Produced
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Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: Warner
Video Release Date Release Date: 9/28/2010
Video Play Time Running Time: 99 minutes
Video Release Year Original Release Date: 1988
Video CategoryId Catalog ID: 16377
Video UPC UPC: 00085391637721
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 1

Audio & Video
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks: English [CC]
Video Color Spec Video: Color
Cast & Crew
Video Cast Info Lou Diamond Phillips
Video Cast Info Andy Garcia
Video Cast Info Rosana De Soto
Video Cast Info Edward James Olmos
Video Cast Info Ramon Menendez - Director
Plot Summary
Based on a true story, "Stand and Deliver" is an inspirational tale of a dedicated teacher who rescues a group of poor Latino students from potential delinquency by turning them into math whizzes. Using humor, imagination and whatever other means necessary, Jaime Escalante gets his students at a tough East Los Angeles high school so excited by learning that they are able to pass advance placement tests in calculus with flying colors. Their scores are so spectacular, in fact, that the testing board decides the students have cheated and forces them to prove their new-found knowledge by retaking the test.

Memorable Quotes

"Tough guys don't do math, tough guys deep--fry chicken for a living." ---- Jaime Escalante (Edward James Olmos) to his high school math class

"There are some people in this world who assume you know less than you do because of your name and your complexion, but math is a great equalizer." ---- Jaime Escalante (Edward James Olmos) to his high school math class

Professional Reviews

New York Times
"...[Olmos] has the viewer rooting for him all the way....His enthusiasm really catches on..." 03/18/1988 p.C14

Variety
"...Inspirational....It's a heartwarming message picture..." 02/17/1988

Product Attributes
Product attributeActor:   Olmos,Edward James
Product attributeLabel:   Warner Home Video
Product attributeMusic Format:   DVD
Product attributeVideo Format:   DVD
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