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McFarland, USA is a american film of genre Drama directed by Niki Caro released in USA on 20 february 2015 with Kevin Costner

McFarland, USA (2015)

McFarland, USA
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Released in USA 20 february 2015
Length 2h9
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Biography
Rating73% 3.699043.699043.699043.699043.69904

McFarland, USA (also known as McFarland) is a 2015 American sports drama film directed by Niki Caro and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. Based on the true story of a 1987 cross country team from a predominantly Mexican-American high school, McFarland High School, in McFarland, California, the film stars Kevin Costner as Jim White, the school's coach, who leads the team to win a state championship. The film was released on February 20, 2015, received positive reviews from critics, and grossed over $44 million.

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In 1987, in Boise, ID football coach Jim White is chastising his players for an underwhelming half. Jim gets into a verbal altercation with one of the players, resulting in Jim throwing a football shoe with cleats at him. Following this incident, Jim is forced to move with his wife, Cheryl, and two daughters, Julie and Jamie. They settle down in McFarland, California, a predominantly Hispanic town. On their first night there, the family goes to a small restaurant and leaves to find a large gathering of Latinos in cars surrounding the place. One man makes suggestive motions toward Julie, prompting the family to leave faster.

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