What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this inspiring football documentary includes a few uses of strong language ("s--t") but is otherwise a great example of how one fatherly mentor can make the difference in the lives of many young men. Even better is the fact that Coach Bill isn't a fictional movie character; he's the real deal -- a successful businessman who wants to show underprivileged teens that with discipline and teamwork, they can rise above their surroundings and make it to college and beyond.
- Families can talk about Undefeated's messages. Are they all positive? How about role models? Who do you find most inspiring?
- Discuss the movie's inherent race and class issues. Does race a play a role in how the team relates to Coach Bill?
- How does Undefeated compare to other inspiring football films about underdog teams? Did the movie end how you expected?
- Why are sports films so compelling, even if you're not a fan of that particular sport?