Remember the titans project report remember the titans is a american sports movie directed by boaz yakin the movie is based on a true story of afro-american coach herman boone, who make an effort against racisim in alexandria, virginia in 1971. Remember the titans was a movie based on a true story in alexandria, virginia when african american football coach herman boone who was played by denzel washington was hired to guide an integrated but racially polarized high school team called the tc willams titans. Remember the titans and social movement criticism may 13, 2014 uncategorized popculture001 in disney's 2000 movie, remember the titans, there are countless examples of social issues and movements that were taking place during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Even in the time frame of remember the titans in 1971, tc williams high school was the only school mentioned in the movie that had african american players integrated with white players all of the teams that the titans played were all-white teams. Remember the titans explores civil topics, such as racism, discrimination and athletics on september 29, 2000, the film's soundtrack was released by walt disney records it features songs written by several recording artists including creedence clearwater revival , the hollies , marvin gaye , james taylor and cat stevens. At the beginning of remember the titans, racial tensions between the team members and their friends are apparent on and off the field this caused several conflict between the team members most of which involved coach yoast, coach boone and their children gerry and julius. Remember the titans, while by no means a different sort of sports movie, takes a more benign look at the state of race in america the year is 1971, the morning after the civil rights movement, when an all-black and an all-white high school have been integrated in alexandria, west virginia.
Remember the titans is a film from 2000 displaying a true story of a racially divided football team from the 1970s the movie highlights the relationships of the black and white people, and how they learned to interact with each other in a time when this was not the way of life it brings up a. Remember the titans: the greatest football movie ever find this pin and more on quotes by sandy nippert remember the titans inspiring film based on a true story of when a football team overcame racism by mixing black and white playersand adding a black head coach. Remember the titans shows multiple aspects of social behavior through the social-psychological principles of racism, the realistic conflict theory, and conformity social behavior, though varying at the start of the movie, changes dramatically through different process of the social-psychological principles and turns out for the better. A restaurant puts up a sign that says, titans eat free followed by a montage of the titans dining, followed by the same restaurant erasing the free part of the sign big fun : louis, who is the first white player to get along with the black players. Theme 1: overcoming racism racism is a strong overtone throughout the movie and is demonstrated by several events, but can be broken down into two main categories these two categories set an uneasy and apprehensive tone for the students, teachers, and community.
Remember the titans is much more than a story about a high school football team it is a true story about two men who overcome their differences and help an entire town deal with frustration, anger, and mistrust. The true-life aspect of the story is mixed with the movie magic that makes this a really good movie the film tries to run a parallel between the racial issues and the football issues, and does a good job for the most part. Remember the titans is in my top five movies of the past ten years denzel washington, as the coach, gave another of his consistently outstanding performances like hoosiers this is a true story and it is not just a story about sports but a strong story about race. Remember the titans is a sports drama movie based on a true story it is of racism and inequality throughout the whole movie and overcoming both of them through sportsmanship and integrity.
Remember the titans trailer set in the time of virginia steeped in the riots by color people launched to protest racism of whites, the film recreates the real events happened in the city of alexandria, the us in 1971 related to the titans - rugby team winning the state championship after 13 games unbeaten. Remember the titans hinges around the political spoils decision of the alexandria school board to appoint black herman boone, denzel washington, coach of its football team, the titans to do so they pushed aside a well loved and successful coach bill yoast, will paton. The movie definitely deserves a separate essay - a remember the titans essay in the beginning of the movie, the black and white team members hate each other both sides seem to have no reasons to make friends with each other. --closing lines from the movie remember the titans on the first friday in september, the eve of the 2001 football season, the titans of tc williams high in alexandria, va.
Most all movies, as in most of all things or behaviors in life, depict social psychology in movies, whether they are depicting racism, prosocial behavior, altruism, or even aggression, there is a fundamental theme or life lesson to be learned the movie remember the titans, deals with the issue of. Inspirational sports films have become a cinematic mainstay, but few have achieved the widespread appeal of remember the titans, a story about a racially integrated team and an african american coach as they work together to complete their first season the film stars denzel washington and will. ''remember the titans,'' based upon a less well-known episode in the racial history of american sports -- the integration of a high school football team in alexandria, va, in 1971 -- does an. Racial tension is the main conflict in remember the titans are we still facing some of the same issues today discuss recent examples of conflicts/issues that have divided americans will be destroyed.