The life of a disenfranchised teen living on the wrong side of the tracks, desperate for a way out, collides with an old reclusive track coach, angry at the world and with no purpose in life, with whom he eventually forms a bond. The two are forced to face their circumstances as they race to save each other and, ultimately, themselves. Written by
Anonymous / revised by statmanjeff
Sometimes the hardest race of all is the one against yourself.
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material involving violence, drinking and drugs, and for smoking and some language
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When Eli threatens Drew with a knife, the knife point touches Drew's chin in one camera angle, but in another the tip is many inches away from his face. See more
You got somethin'. You got... You got somethin' in here. It's so deep in there, and you gotta beat it. You gotta face that fear. You GOT to, because if you don't, you're gonna be me, and, buddy, you don't want that. But if you do - and I don't care if you never run another race in your life - because if you DO face that fear, it'll change your life. I promise you. It's the hardest thing you'll ever have to do, but you gotta do it. Oh, you gotta do it. And then you'll be able to push right ...
References The Karate Kid
Back on the Tarmac
Written by Stephen Ray Leslie
Performed by Chuckanut Drive See more